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The Legend of Squeaky Barrow

10 GoodGymers made their way to help the Oxford Urban Wildlife Group in Oxford.

  • Julia
  • Holly
  • Matt Burton
  • Ben Foster
  • Venetia Lipscombe
  • Katie Fellows
  • Thomas Schiller
  • Chris B
  • Laura Candy
  • Dan
 
Saturday, 30th of April 2022
 
Led by Julia

GoodGymers managed to shift 5 tonnes (or maybe tons? Not sure...) of gravel to make another path in Boundary Brook Nature Park. It was a very sunny day and lots of physical work, but only Chris was brave enough to drink from the allotment tap! We split into one team shovelling gravel, another barrowing it across the site, and Thomas raked it all down to create the new path. We only had one wheelbarrow casualty, when one of the arms fell off Laura's barrow, although it looked like the wheel was about to go on the replacement one too! Highlight of the task was every time Matt B arrived with his barrow and it gave an animal-like whine - or was it really Matt? We'll never know.

A post-path-building trip to the pub was well-earned by all!

Report written by Julia


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