We wheeled away a pleasant hour....

8 Goodgymers helped their local community in Ipswich
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Ipswich

Monday 28th June 2021

Report written by Alan Bowley

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On a muggy and sticky evening the intrepid Ipswich GG gang got down to work lifting and shifting logs at Brickmakers Wood.

Team Sycamore and Team Elm (we had two large piles of logs to move) pulled on their gloves and grabbed a wheelbarrow each to begin a sweaty 60 minutes of piling high.

New faces Alex and hardcore regulars created a human chain, as wave after wave of wheelbarrows climbed the dizzy heights of 75m total elevation and 2 miles of barrow pushing. It's on Strava so it happened!

Site manager, Jo Brooks, was delighted to see us back, knowing her wood piles were soon to be restored, as the Trust continues to transform a quiet corner of Ipswich into a calm, and tranquil oasis for cancer patients and their families.

We will back soon to see if we can improve on our team performance stats.

Well done everyone.


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Eden Rose Coppice Trust
The Woodland Retreat

Eden-Rose Coppice Trust who manage Brickmakers Wood is a registered charity that restores neglected urban woodlands in order to provide effective restorative specific environments for cancer care. To get to the stage of a beautiful, tranquil woodland, they invite vulnerable children and adults, local businesses and the local community to be a part of restoration process.

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Attendees
Nicola Stevenson
Caro Allan
Alan Bowley
Ayrden Jackson
Keith Borrett
Rebecca Rolston
Kerry Buckley
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