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11 runners ran to help the Crouch End Open Space in Islington.

  • John Shirley
  • Steve Lee
  • Islington runner
  • Beth Sawyer
  • Becca W
  • Karen
  • Paul
  • Mali D
  • Caitlin Rollison
  • Naomi
  • Sophie
 
Sunday, 19th of September 2021
 
Led by Simon Fitzmaurice

On a warm morning, we all eventually arrived at the meadow, not easy to find for newcomers (we all got lost the first time).

Alison, Paul and John shovelled a huge pile of woodchip into wheelbarrows, to be dispersed along the length of a long path. Caitlin, on her 15th Good Deed, used a rake to spread the woodchip, while rake-less Mali improvised with a special shoe-shuffle.

Becca and Beth were busy cutting back overhanging foliage; in fact Beth was working so fast she was just a blur (see picture). Sophie and Karen were also busy keeping untidy growth at bay. Steve moved some heavy paving stones, then sawed back some over-long branches.

This time, as well as Friends of CREOS we were joined by friend of everyone, Gus Dog. After we'd finished, the rain started to fall, having kindly held off until we completed our tasks.

Report written by John Shirley


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