Community mission

Green fingers

2 runners ran to help their local community in Portsmouth.

  • Judy Knapp
  • Paul Bleach
Wednesday, 24th of February 2021
Led by Katie Carew-Robinson

Thank goodness for Paul's green fingers!

I joined him at Southsea Medical Centre to admire the gardening that he had carried out 2 days ago, pruning overgrown shrubs and clearing an area for planting.

Today Paul was planting out flowers (that I can't remember the name of!) and rosemary, taken as cuttings from the plants cleared earlier in the week. Gardening for free!

I concentrated on litter picking. More rubbish had been exposed from the cutting-back, at the front and down the two sides of the medical centre. I also litter-picked the church car park and filled two black sacks in total.

The 'treasure' included sunglasses, curtain track, a very heavy rain-sodden nappy, a fork, an empty bottle of Ferrari 'Man in Red' aftershave, a handlebar and.... of course, a sock!

I left Paul still planting out....

Report written by Judy Knapp

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Sarah Wilson
Sarah Wilson
Wednesday February 24th, 2021 18:43

oh wow - you guys doing a great job!!!!

Katie Carew-Robinson
Katie Carew-Robinson
Thursday February 25th, 2021 19:55

Amazing work team!

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