Community mission

Reasons to be shearful

7 runners ran to help the Mayfields Community Trustt in York.

  • Leanne Allsopp
  • John Bourton
  • Lucy Knight
  • Mitchell Scott
  • York runner
  • Tamar Goudie (Tay)
  • Melanie Elkan
Saturday, 6th of November 2021
Led by Leanne Allsopp

Reasons to be shearful, part three, 1, 2, 3

A gentle run, then emerging sun when we arrive at Mayfield Open Space for an hour of volunteering fun.

Melanie's first task, John taking snaps ('cos he's got a bad back), friendly walkers saying thanks as they amble past.

Trimming dogwood cuttings, ready for putting on the woodland paths.

Spending the last half hour, using manual power, shearing meadow wildflowers at the end of their lives.

Mitch did his 300th good deed, snipping back wildflowers and weeds - he's very good indeed. Three shears for Mitch!

We finished with chatting, while gratefully snacking on mince pies and chocolate given in thanks.

Report written by Leanne Allsopp

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Leanne Allsopp
Led by Leanne Allsopp

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