Windsor and Maidenhead

Community mission

Game of Thorns

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

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  • Amy L
  • Windsor and Maidenhead runner
  • Nick B
  • Windsor and Maidenhead runner
  • Windsor and Maidenhead runner
  • Dominic Hurst
  • Tony
 
Saturday, 20th of January 2024
 
Led by Amy L
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This Saturday morning was all about Dragon debris and litter out of York Stream and the surrounding area with Friends of Maidenhead Waterways.

Dominic and Tony joined the FoMW volunteers to clear debris from around the weir, while Kanika, Kate, Sol and I joined another volunteer litter picking along the banks - a task that soon progressed into a full scale battle with a huge bramble bush. Hence, Game of Thorns!

We started with litter pickers but soon upgraded our Tull(y)s to loppers and long-handled rakes and hooks to reach the heaps of captive bottles and cans.

Nick and Juli happened upon us on their way back from parkrun (Volunteer Coordinator for Nick and a season's best for Juli - nice one!) so we invited them to Bolton to our community mission. They were a great help, hauling out bags of litter.

The weather wasn't too Greyjoy and even though there was Ice in the water, we were wrapped up well and there was Fire in our hearts! We achieved a Stark difference over just a couple of hours.

If you Arryn('t) busy next Saturday morning then look out for a listing for another work party - this time wading at Marsh Meadow. Can't wait!

P.S. Don't forget to sign up for this Wednesday evening helping task owner Lou Tyrell at Holyport FC. Click here for all the details.

P.P.S. If anyone can think of a way of working the houses of Lannister or Baratheon into this report then please comment below!

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Sunday January 21st, 2024 22:19

Thank you Amy for the great report! It was successful session - we managed to do a lot!

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Amy L
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Area Activator for Windsor and Maidenhead. Loves running & Pilates and runs to escape from her hoards of small children.

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