Windsor and Maidenhead

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Boat ride for 50!

3 GoodGymers made their way to help the Maidenhead Waterways in Windsor and Maidenhead.

  • Clara Diaz
  • Windsor and Maidenhead runner
  • Dominic Hurst
 
Saturday, 27th of January 2024
 
Led by Windsor and Maidenhead runner
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It was a lovely crispy frosty morning for an early start to Saturday with a joint effort to clear York Stream from brambles on its banks.

Clara and Sol joined the friends of Waterways to work on the banks to cut off the overgrown brambles.

Amy joined us in the very beginning to present a medal to Clara for completing 50 good deeds! Amy had also prepared delicious flapjacks. It was such a nice surprise!

Afterwards we split into two teams: Clara joined a team in the boat to cut brambles from the opposite bank and Sol helped the other team cutting brambles into smaller chunks to gather in garden rubbish bags.

Passers by cheered us on and thanked for the effort. The coffee break came soon and we got the opportunity to sample the flapjacks and coffee.

We continued our never-ending fight with brambles until it was already midday. Even two swans came to inspect our work at the end of the session. They were so beautiful!

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Amy L
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Sunday January 28th, 2024 20:41

Super work and a great report as always! Well done team, and an extra cheer for Clara's milestone! Flapjacks very much deserved.

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