Claire Hayes

Barnet

40Good deeds

40runs

158cheers

Claire Hayes went on a training session
Training session
Barnet

Fit and social month end online meeting

Sun 31 Jan
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Report written by Paul Salman

A few of us came together for some gentle exercise and a chat . It was suggested to try a morning or evening session of exercises. Maybe something worth trying in the weeks ahead. The starting point is the commitment to come to your mat - that's all the commitment that is required. Great to hear John has fully recovered from Covid. Sorry we couldnt hear you Abi.

Please check out feb happenings

https://www.goodgym.org/areas/barnet/happenings

best

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Claire Hayes signed up to a training session
Training session
Barnet

Social fit part 2

Sun 31 Jan 19:00 pm
Phoenix Cinema, 52 High Road, London , N2 9PJ
Work out plus social

Join a zoom call at 7pm for twenty minutes of fitness and/ OR join at 7.20 for a chat.

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Claire Hayes went on a community mission
Community mission
Barnet

Take your pick of litter.

Tue 20 Oct
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Report written by Paul Salman

Seven Good Gym members met at Avenue House Finchley to plog. ( well most of us did). Five of us chatted and warmed up in the old stable yard of the grade two listed house and chatted about our favourite puddings! We then set off on a social distant run picking up our sixth runner Claire who was locking up her bike also called Claire. ( I know its bizarre). So now we were six runners (but still not magnificent) until we ran into Kat . Now we were the magnificent seven and ready to do battle with our trusty pickers. We spent the next thirty minutes clearing the foot path of detritus. This included tins of alcohol, crisp bags and even a hubcap.! ( nice one John) It was a mild and pleasant evening for a targeted stroll. We then deposited our rubbish bags for collection and ran back the 2 km Avenue house for a warm down and stretch. Shout out for Vicki with a last minute sign up. Ivana for coming from Watford. Patricia on her second good deed

Thanks for coming it was fun and we did some good.

Paul

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Claire Hayes signed up to a community mission
Community mission
Barnet

Plogging Glebelands Barnet open space Running start.( new start point)

Tue 20 Oct 19:00 pm
Stephens House and Gardens, 17 East End Road, London, N3 3QE
Improve the environment for local people

Run or walk start and pick up litter. Only a short run (2km max) before collecting litter working in SD pairs.

This area of green near the north Circular (see map) has a lot of potential but it is often blighted with litter so we would look to be clearing the area with litter pickers. If you have your own please bring it along with gloves and bags. I will have some to lend out as well. We will work in pairs or threes depending on numbers. If time allows we can do a work out on our return.(optional) We should be able to leave stuff at the house or in someones car. Head torches maybe useful. Meeting point for start of the run is at Stephens House & Garden opposite zebra crossing.

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Claire Hayes went on a community mission
Community mission
Barnet

The Tooth Is Out There ๐Ÿฆท

Sat 19 Sep
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Report written by Danny

8 of us came out today from across Brent and Barnet to help-out at Clitterhouse Farm, including Lucas and Harry both there for the first time, thanks a lot for coming out! ๐Ÿ‘Œ

In fact none of us had been here for a Community Mission since September last year, and there have been developments, despite Coronavirus. Most striking is the large conservatory near the back of the farm. There should now be plenty of indoor space to have a quick break when the more grim months come around. No need today though as it was glorious out. โ˜€๏ธ

The farm was open for Open House weekend so there were lots of people coming and going, children pressing apples ๐Ÿ ๐ŸŽ and people selling jars of honey and such. We were there for real work mind, so the 8 of us split out to handle soil (and dust) moving at the front and back of the farm.

At the back, the ground needs to be levelled to make a path so the team were helping regular taskowner Thomas to turn it over and help grade it.

In the front, the rest of us helped gardener Alan with filling a new raised bed for bamboo ๐ŸŽ‹. Once established, the bamboo can be dug-out and parts can be sold. For now though, we needed to sort the soil and fill the bed up bit by bit. There was plenty of fun bits of plastic and broken glass in there, but best of all, the jaws of several animals ๐Ÿ’€, both rather different (see pics.) Any zoologists reading who might recognise the teeth / jaws, let us know below perhaps please... ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿฑ๐ŸฆŠ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿท๐Ÿด ? Whilst filling the bed from a pile of soil way down in the playing field, we also took turns fighting back some ivy that was crowding the path by the new raised bed.

It was all tough work to be done today so thanks so much for coming down team! Chances are weโ€™ll be back again soon enough (lockdown #2 notwithstanding) so watch this space for that...

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Claire Hayes signed up to a community mission
Community mission
Barnet

Back to Clitterhouse Farm for 2020

Sat 19 Sep 11:00 am
Clitterhouse Farm House, Claremont Road, London, NW2 1AP
Come back to this GoodGym favourite task for a #supersaturday anniversary

Come and help-out at this great community project the first GG Community Mission here since September last year. ๐Ÿ‘‡

https://www.goodgym.org/reports/loof-ing-about

Given the season, thereโ€™ll be plenty of stuff fruiting and flowering so youโ€™ll be able to see the diversity of what they have going on down there. ๐Ÿ„๐ŸŒป๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅ’๐ŸŒฝ

Task: They have some digging to do to lay more paths and to move lots of wheel barrows of wood chip around.

Location: The entrance to the farm is in the southern corner of Clitterhouse Playing Field, off Claremont Road.

Timing: The taskowners will be there from 11am โ€“ 2pm to direct us, but as with all GG Community Missions, please give whatever time you can spare.

SAFETY: the task is all outdoors, but please bring what you need for your face and hands to protect yourself and others.

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Claire Hayes went on a community mission
Community mission
Barnet

Bee Careful 2

Sun 23 Aug
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Report written by Paul Salman

Seven sage like GG people gathered on a community mission to help the friends of Finchley Way a new and developing green space in Finchley. Itโ€™s an interesting space with a grassy area and a very large wild wood. Some of which is still guarded by ferocious bees. We had visited on Tuesday and we needed to bee Careful again (2) but this time the hive had been cordoned off. Our task was to make a path through the thick undergrowth ( avoiding the bees and a dodgy wall) and border it with branches. We started this process but still had a long way to go even after two hours. We gathered at the end to have a debriefing, a chat about the history and a photo. Thanks for coming doing good and look out for the movie of todayโ€™s days exploits. Being produced by the friends.

Hope to see you soon

Paul

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