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Beach cleanin' in the rain! What a glorious feeling, It's windy again!

3 runners ran to help the Portsmouth Residents and Visitors in Portsmouth.

  • Angela Chick
  • Judy Knapp
  • Maxine VSG
Saturday, 26th of October 2019
Led by Maxine VSG

Strong winds and bucketfuls of rain did not deter 3 GoodGymers from making their way to the Lifeboat Station to help SAS (Surfers Against Sewers) with their Autumn Beach Clean!

With gloves, litter pickers, reusable SAS bin bags and Judy's lovely pup Tess, we faced the winds and began picking up litter. There were the usual cigarette butts but also a lot of; wires, squished old cans, sea smoothed glass, plastic netting and Angela's squishy bear toy find!

We eventually handed in our findings and made our ways back home thoroughly soaked!

Report written by Maxine VSG

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Judy Knapp
Judy Knapp
Saturday October 26th, 2019 17:31

Don't know when I'll feel warm again - or when my shoes will ever be dry!!

Maxine VSG
Maxine VSG
Saturday October 26th, 2019 17:36

Haha yes! It's not like we can hang them up outside to dry right now :D Hope you warm up!

Sarah Wilson
Sarah Wilson
Saturday October 26th, 2019 20:18

great effort guys!

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