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Faked Potato!

8 runners ran to help their local community in Huddersfield.

  • Lisa Waldron
  • Louise Galvin
  • Saul Muldoon
  • Kati Law
  • Ben Godfrey
  • Zena Whalley
  • Jackie Cork
  • David Bilton
Tuesday, 18th of August 2020
Led by Saul Muldoon

An entirely new task for the Huddersfield GoodGym crew this week, with a job helping to keep our town centre tidy. Andy Goff from Kirklees Council want some assistance weeding and pruning the various planters situated around the town centre, and for the less horticulturally inclined he'd brought along some litter pickers and bin bags.

With eight GoodGymmers, a clear plan of action and a lovely sunny evening there was potential get a lot done, and we were soon stuck in. Whilst Kati Law, Louise Galvin, David Bilton, Zena Whalley, Jackie Cork and Lisa Waldron on got stuck into the planters, Ben Godfrey and myself got busy with the litter pickers....I do love a litter picker!

In a busy hour we managed to tidy up quite a few large planters and collect about half a dozen bags of rubbish, leaving the town centre decidedly tidier than it had been. The strangest discovery of the night had to be a Mr. Potato Head happily residing in one of the planters!

Thanks to everyone for your efforts this evening, good to see Lisa return to the group after her initial visit on our launch night nearly two years ago!

Report written by Saul Muldoon

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