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Oxford

Wednesday 31st May 2023

Report written by Anwen Greenaway

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South Oxford Community Centre is a new task location for us. We're always happy to help Oxford's community centres, so when we received the call for help in their courtyard garden we accepted the task straight away.

We started our session with a topical ice-breaker question: "what do you wish AI would/could do for you?" Answers ranged from the altruistic (solve the global climate crisis) to inspired (call customer services lines for you). Then on to the task...

Despite the bulk bags of compost not arriving we had plenty to do - we did lots of weeding the edges of the courtyard, pots, planters, and the long border. We then topped up the compost from some smaller sacks, watered, and topped off with shredded bark. Meanwhile Ben and Trev built a compost bay, and a few of us moved the picnic benches so that they could be used more easily.

We were grateful for cold drinks and chocolate biscuits as refreshments, and had a lovely run along the river before and after.

We'll be back in a few weeks to finish the job once the elusive compost arrives!

Welcome Matthew and Oliver - good to meet you both.


Session Leader
Oxford
Area activator
Attendees
Oliver
Matt Bowen
Suzy Bott
Fred Collman
Henry Gibson
Laura Candy
Megan
Ben Gremson
Katie Fellows
Venetia Lipscombe
Amy Holguin
Ben Foster
Matt Burton
Vicky Arnold
Alice
Axelle
Trev
Bethan Greenaway
Anwen Greenaway
Ellie Evans
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