It looks like a salad bar!

2 Goodgymers helped their local community in Windsor and Maidenhead
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Windsor and Maidenhead

Saturday 28th October 2023

Report written by Windsor and Maidenhead runner

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Sol and Tony joined Friends of Maidenhead Waterways in their continued work on Widbrook Stream.

You may ask - why such a title? Well, there was a strech of stream that was overgrown with wild plant that may be part of "water-cress family". It looked like patch of salad on the water!!!

Since it had rained a lot over last 2 weeks, the water level was higher than previous weeks. As soon as Tony, Gill and Jenny enrtered the water, their waders had only 6 inches spared from water spilling over, making more difficult to move around.

They all reported being wet an hour later, pulling all kinds of faces and sounds of them getting more wet as time went on.

Sol was working from the bank pulling weeds out of water with a long rake. It was a joint effort to work in team.

Sun came out to warm up the day one hour into our task, which made the day even more enjoyable.

Jenny and Gill left earlier as they were wet. The remaining volunteers continued to work a bit longer.

We all agreed to bring a batch of changeover clothes for the next session.

More sessions to continue.


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Maidenhead Waterways
Restoring our waterways - breathing life into Maidenhead

The Maidenehead Waterways Project aims to restore and enlarge channels through the town centre into an accessible waterway that everyone can enjoy, whether for boating, walking, cycling, fishing or appreciating nature.

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Windsor and Maidenhead runner

Mon 30th Oct 2023 at 10:58pm

Can you find the photo of the "salad bar"?

Amy L
Amy L (she/her)

Tue 31st Oct 2023 at 9:02am

Ah it looks glorious! Delicious salad, beautiful sunshine, big smiles and a lovely new black t-shirt for Sol. Well done team! x