A red litter day in Surbiton

8 GoodGymers made their way to help the Surbiton Art Trail C.I.C in Kingston upon Thames.

  • Dave White
  • Rachel White
  • Tom Peacock
  • Petra Stockelmayerova
  • Sevan
  • Kingston upon Thames runner
  • Sabir Babaiy Majdar
  • Emma Crowe
 
Tuesday, 27th of June 2023
 
Led by Rachel White

An area down an alley next to Boots in Surbiton could look very different quite soon after a thorough clean-up operation.

We quickly realised there was litter hiding everywhere in this small space at the back of the shops; under the stairs, in the bushes and even in an old display cabinet that no-one dared wonder what might be inside.

"Breathe through your mouth, not your nose," were Petra’s wise words as Dave tackled a particularly whiffy alley, while Emily, Tom, Rachel and the rest of the group picked away.

We made a huge difference in an hour and Stephen Young, Director of Surbiton Art Trail, who is hoping to install some art work in the area, was so impressed he might even make a documentary about us! We got to see Sevan back on Kingston turf and Sabir even found himself a new strimmer.

Hard work but good fun and an appreciative audience. Everyone was a winner.

Report written by Tom Peacock


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Rachel White
Led by Rachel White

I am the area activator for Kingston Upon Thames. Keen to keep moving and improving.

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    • Tom Peacock
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    • Sevan
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    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Dave White

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