Charlotte Price

Tower Hamlets

52Good deeds

182runs

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Charlotte Price signed up to a group run
Group run
Tower Hamlets

GROUP RUN: Return to the pond + resistance band workout

Mon 1 Nov 18:30 pm
Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, Middleton Street, London, E2 9RR
It's back to the toughest task in town...

Come and join this tough task, complete with pre-pond resistance band workout

What we'll be doing

  • We'll be meeting at Middleton Green Basketball Court at 6:30pm for a pre-pond workout before we start the seventh installment of our big pond task. This week, we'll be returning to the mini-bands, to work on glute strength, core and upper body. Playlist, by popular request, will be 80s Power Ballads, and there will be chocolate.

  • If you'd like to meet at the task, we'll be meeting Michael at the Nature Reserve in Middleton St from 7pm.

  • Tonight we will be lowering sacks into the pond and clearing the edges.

  • We have allowed 60 minutes for this evening's task, but we may finish earlier.

  • There will be somewhere to leave bags both at the workout and at the task itself if you're coming straight from work.

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Charlotte Price went on a community mission
Community mission
Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Cemetary Park biodiversity mural MONDAY

Mon 25 Oct

A local mural artist needs help painting an award winning design at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park .

The mural is one of the winners of the Grantham Climate Art Prize 2021, designed by a young person with the aim of raising awarness of important local species at risk of extenction because of climate change and human interference and engaging people who live in the area. The winners will be announced in full next week, and an exhibit of the winning mural artworks will be on display at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow this November.

What's the task? The task will include prepping the wall with some cleaning and painting a plain background colour, the area needs some clearing so that people entering the Cemetary Park can see the mural clearly and the artist may need some general support such as holding ladders while they work. It's also important the artist is not working alone for long periods, so you can be there to cheer them up.

What is needed? When you sign up, please write in the comments what time you can make it along. Task leader Simon will get in touch to confirm.

What to bring? * Wear old clothes or what you don't mind maybe getting painty as overalls cannot be provided, but add warm layers (the weather is meant to be fine, but you never know). * Bring gloves if you have them (like your gardening gloves) to protect your hands. Some latex ones may be available if you forget.

When is this task on? We will be painting 11-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on subsequent days until the mural is done. Please consider if you can come down on your lunch hour, make it part of your daily walk, or for a nosey at the emerging mural.

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Charlotte Price signed up to a community mission
Community mission
Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Cemetary Park biodiversity mural MONDAY

Mon 25 Oct 11:00 am
Tower Hamlets Cemetary Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, Mile End, E3 4PX
Support a local artist to paint a prize-winning mural that raises awareness of biodiversity loss

A local mural artist needs help painting an award winning design at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park .

The mural is one of the winners of the Grantham Climate Art Prize 2021, designed by a young person with the aim of raising awarness of important local species at risk of extenction because of climate change and human interference and engaging people who live in the area. The winners will be announced in full next week, and an exhibit of the winning mural artworks will be on display at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow this November.

What's the task? The task will include prepping the wall with some cleaning and painting a plain background colour, the area needs some clearing so that people entering the Cemetary Park can see the mural clearly and the artist may need some general support such as holding ladders while they work. It's also important the artist is not working alone for long periods, so you can be there to cheer them up.

What is needed? When you sign up, please write in the comments what time you can make it along. Task leader Simon will get in touch to confirm.

What to bring? * Wear old clothes or what you don't mind maybe getting painty as overalls cannot be provided, but add warm layers (the weather is meant to be fine, but you never know). * Bring gloves if you have them (like your gardening gloves) to protect your hands. Some latex ones may be available if you forget.

When is this task on? We will be painting 11-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on subsequent days until the mural is done. Please consider if you can come down on your lunch hour, make it part of your daily walk, or for a nosey at the emerging mural.

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Charlotte Price went on a mission
Mission
Lewisham

Dog walking for Mrs J

Tue 19 Oct

Community Connections Lewisham asked GoodGym to help Mrs J with walking her German Shephard puppy, Levi. She mentioned that her puppy is very friendly and cute. 7.5 months old, he is nearly fully grown so not a small dog. If he would like to play ball please do this in the tennis court so the gate can be shut and he wont chase other dogs.

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Charlotte Price signed up to a mission • Dog walking for Mrs J
Tue 19 Oct
Charlotte Price signed up to a group run
Group run
Tower Hamlets

GROUP RUN: Rebuilding the Pond at Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Mon 18 Oct 18:30 pm
Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, Middleton Street, London, E2 9RR
On this evening's Group Run, we're shifting sand and lining sacks...

Come and join this tough task, complete with two workouts, to really kickstart your week.

What we'll be doing

  • We'll be meeting at Middleton Green at 6:30pm for a pre-pond workout before we start the sixth installment of our big pond task.

  • If you'd like to meet at the task, we'll be meeting Michael at the Nature Reserve in Middleton St from 6:45pm.

  • We have allowed 75 minutes for this evening's task, but we may finish earlier.

  • There will be a short, post-pond stretch workout back on Middleton Green after the task!

  • There will be somewhere to leave bags if you're coming straight from work.

Why so early?

  • Daylight! (this is a big new project, and we need to maximise the daylight left during the evening, so if you are able to sneak out of work a bit early...).
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Charlotte Price has done 50 good deeds and got their black t-shirt Mon 11 Oct 2021

The next time you see Charlotte, they might be wearing black instead of red. They've completed 50 good deeds with GoodGym and have earnt their black t-shirt. Give them a nod when you next see them.

Charlotte Price went on a group run
Group run
Tower Hamlets

No diggity, I got to bag it up, bag it up

Mon 11 Oct
Report written by Laura Williams

Hola, upper body extravaganza

The evening started with a speedy little workout on Middleton Green, just as the sun was setting. We whizzed through some laps of 'the little hill'; mobility and agility drills and the obligatory balance work.

We then made our way over to Bethnal Green's Nature Reserve where no fewer than 17 of us came together to help Michael and the team start filling hessian sacks with which to line the new pond.

It was an hour of heavy lifting. Anyone ever tried packing a large bag full of damp, tightly packed soil and moving it? Hola upper body extravaganza.

But the team did good: working in pairs and small groups, bags were neatly filled, expertly lifted and dragged and the job done, as per.

"How long have we got?"

"How long have we got? Shall we move some soil around to the billboard area?" asked Task Owner Michael at 7:40.

Yes, let's. It's not as if we need our lats for anything else for the rest of the week.

It was a brilliant evening of productivity. Fantastically managed, from start to finish, with bundles of equipment and lights; fab leadership from both the task team and our team (Simon, you are the best steward in town) and the usual huge commitment to Getting. The. Job. Done.

We came together for our cheerios, and planning our next sessions (this Weds at 6:30pm; next Monday's Group Run at 6:45pm).

Post-pond stretching

Then we dispersed into two groups: those who were headed straight home for dinner and feet-up and those who took a mini detour via Middleton Green again for some post-pond stretches.

A wicked night, everyone. Fantastic to see so many come out on a dark night to lend a hand that makes such a difference (this is a huge project, a big undertaking for the Nature Reserve and a lot of work that might not get done, or at least might take a whole lot longer without you).

Aaand the shout-outs...

Shout-out to Jess for this evening's spectacular pun.

And not forgetting the biggest shout out to our Charlotte who tonight reached her 50th good deed. Here's to the next 50, and thanks for all you bring to the party, Charlotte.

Until next time.

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Charlotte Price signed up to a group run
Group run
Tower Hamlets

GROUP RUN: Rebuilding the Pond at Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Mon 11 Oct 18:30 pm
Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, Middleton Street, London, E2 9RR
On this evening's Group Run, we'll be tackling the next stage of this big pond redevelopment...

What we'll be doing

  • We'll be meeting at Middleton Green at 6:30pm for a pre-pond workout before we start the fourth installment of our big pond task.

  • If you'd like to meet at the task, we'll be meeting Michael at the Nature Reserve in Middleton St from 6:45pm.

  • We have allowed 75 minutes for this evening's task, but we may finish earlier.

  • There will be somewhere to leave bags if you're coming straight from work.

Why so early?

  • Daylight! (this is a big new project, and we need to maximise the daylight left during the evening, so if you are able to sneak out of work a bit early...).
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Charlotte Price went on a group run
Group run
Tower Hamlets

Full Nettle Jacket

Mon 4 Oct
Report written by Laura Williams

Slowly but surely we arrived one by one to this evening's meeting point by Mile End Park's wonderfully-located Art Pavilion.

Each were greeted individually by our brilliant Task Owner John, who equipped everyone with a fork, and some truly sturdy gloves.

Why were we here?

Well, the countdown is on to clear some dense nettles and brambles in time for half term activity. And so Friends of Mile End Park called on us to help out on this tough, time-sensitive task.

Fork of the town

And so to work we went, our small group growing less small by the minute. We uprooted, we chopped, we stacked, we carried. It was quite the workout, not least for Rohan's fork, who gave up the ghost during the first half of the task. What can we say? John did say the nettles were tough. Impressive stuff.

With good ground lights saving the day, we proceeded to make large piles of our treacherous, discarded plants, which looked quite the stinger stash as we called it a night.

We gathered for tool deposits and our last pics of the day.

"So, you can do your keep fit up there," gestured John to the floodlit area of the pavilion as we finished up. "I'll come and see if it's any good."

And so up the hill we climbed, to the well-lit area above the pavilion for some spectacular views as we tackled mini (slippery) hills, Bulgarian split squats, hip mobility, and some fab static stretching with an official barre. Hur-RAH.

What can I say?

Another night to remember. "They blitzed a fair amount," John reflected as we walked back down the hill after.

I should say.

Until next time.

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