Chelmsford

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Giving it some welly!

7 GoodGymers made their way to help the Barrow Farm RDA (Riding and Carriage Driving For the Disabled) and Chelmsford Lions Club in Chelmsford.

  • Laurie Glendinning
  • David Chatterjee
  • Fay Downing
  • Andy Holmes
  • Joe
  • Laura Davies
  • Anthony Davies
 
Sunday, 22nd of October 2023
 
Led by Fay Downing

On a lovely sunny, but muddy, Sunday morning, we were back at Barrow Farm to help finish off the memorial garden. We met in the car park and welcomed Laura and Anthony to their first session. We then headed round to meet Andrea who set us to work. Today we were laying the woodchip paths around the garden. It's come on loads since we were last there and is really looking fabulous now.

First we had to clear a path through the pile of wood chippings before shifting and laying an under layer of gravel. David, Joe and Anthony were on wheelbarrow duty, while Fay, Laurie and Laura were loading. Andy was on the receiving end spreading the gravel. Once that was done and some cups of tea and biscuits had been consumed we said goodbye to Laurie and David who were off to make a roast dinner. (Where was our invite?!) The rest of us continued and laid the wood chippings onto the paths.

It's really starting to come together now and we can't wait for the grand opening.

This week we have a leaflet drop, postponed from last week because of the rain. We also have our annual pub crawl coming up on saturday. You can still sign up for either (or both!) here

Happy GoodGyming!

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