Kingston upon Thames

Community mission

Get fitter picking litter

9 GoodGymers made their way to help the Fairfield Friends in Kingston upon Thames.

  • Dave White
  • Rachel White
  • Kingston upon Thames runner
  • Kingston upon Thames runner
  • Emma Crowe
  • Kathryn
  • Eleanor
  • Charlotte Smith
  • Adam
 
Saturday, 13th of January 2024
 
Led by Rachel White

Today's task took us to Fairfield Park where we joined Suzanne and her team of local residents to give the area a thoroughly good litter pick. There was a great sign up due to the January Challenge and we welcomed four new GoodGymers to their first community mission - hello Kathryn, Eleanor, Charlotte and Adam!

It was a great day for a walk, fresh but not too cold if we kept moving, and in our small groups we lapped the park inside and outside the boundary line - meeting for an impromptu chat when we met half way.

We found all sorts of weird and random bits of rubbish - half an umbrella, vapes, bottles stuffed into hedges and countless cigarette butts. Lots of small bits but it filled the rubbish bags we carried way too quickly.

We whiled the hour away chatting and playing with the litter pickers and soon it was time to pack up and go.

A great task - we'll head over for the next one so look out in the calendar for the next session.

Report written by Rachel White


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Rachel White
Led by Rachel White

I am the area activator for Kingston Upon Thames. Keen to keep moving and improving.

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