Group run

PARC your garden problems with us

15 GoodGymers made their way 3.0km to help the PARCS - Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service in Portsmouth.

  • Katie Carew-Robinson
  • Tony Hewett
  • Jo Kitching
  • Angela Chick
  • Maura Cole
  • Rosie Sayers
  • Judy Knapp
  • Tracey Dean
  • Jen Stoneham
  • Katie London
  • Wilson
  • Harry Hender
  • Aoife
  • Dave M
  • Jane
Wednesday, 17th of May 2023
Led by Katie Carew-Robinson

We made it in time (!) and got through to the back garden where we were faced with lots of huge dandelions, weeds covering the path and a willow that had gone beyond weeping and was starting to veer into triffid territory!

We were very pleased to see that Jen's work on the buddleia a few years ago was work done well and there were no signs of it returning!

Katie London did some excellent (and maybe health & safety breaking) compacting of the branches in the brown bin.

Angela made good use of Jo's folding branch saw and took down lots of the willow branches.

Rosie identified the plants vs weeds and Wilson worked so hard that she wore a hole in her glove.

An hour's work and we'd made a huge difference to the garden, it looks much more inviting and hopefully it'll be well used by the clients of PARCS.

Milestones: Tonight was Tony's 200th good deed and we also got to see Dave's new black t-shirt celebrating his 50th good deed last week. Tony's 200th t-shirt will be on display soon...

Report written by Katie Carew-Robinson

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Thursday May 18th, 2023 10:02

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Dave M
Dave M
Thursday May 18th, 2023 11:22

Cheer! Woop woop! Nice one Tony

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Katie Carew-Robinson
Led by Katie Carew-Robinson

Run Leader for GoodGym Portsmouth. Health & fitness coach, student, runner, outdoors lover & cinnamon bun enthusiast.

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