Getting to the root of it

5 GoodGymers made their way 5.9km to help the Surbiton Library in Kingston upon Thames.

  • Dave White
  • Rachel White
  • Jana
  • Anna
  • Luke
Tuesday, 25th of June 2024
Led by Rachel White

What a gorgeous evening spent at Surbiton Library weeding the frontage and paths. Rachel and Dave cycled and ran from the Quaker Centre and met Anna, Luke and Jana. We had a simple task - to smarten up the front of the building by removing all the weeds and litter.

We got to work. Luke tackled the beginning of a tree that had planted itself in the walkway planters - as much as we love trees it had already started to lift and destroy the brickwork. Not the right placement for a tree at all! He also tackled an ivy root ball and made a great attempt at pulling out a large number of roots.

Dave started on the weeds in the centre of the walkway and Rachel, Jana and Anna got to work on other weeds in other areas.

The hour flew by and we made a positive difference to the area which will hopefully prevent antisocial behaviour and littering in front of this important community hub. Well done team! Great work.

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.

GoodGymers helping out
  • Photographer

    Take photos for the session report

    • Jana
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Dave White

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