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The Big Tidy - Thank You!

Please see the following message from Katie Thorp – Aldbourne Community Volunteers:

Dear all,

Firstly, I want to thank those of you who turned out last Saturday, 5th April, to work on the spring litter pick. The weather was a bit damp but we had a good turnout of 12 people and were able to cover the usually offending areas; Lottage Road, entrance to Peaks Lane, Whitley Road and Palmers Field play areas, Southward Common and outside both shops. If I have spelt any of these areas incorrectly, remember I am a newbie!

Good job done. Thanks you all.

Secondly, sadistically a few of us agreed that we should finish off what we started last autumn and clear the majority of the remaining reeds from the pond. Our aim is to reduce the amount of reeds and generally tidy the area up, not take everything out pond. So we are planning on this Saturday, 12th April, start time at 10:00am. A few of us will be there at 09:30am to start pumping out water to reduce the level to welly height. I think we have enough people with water pumps to call on following last winter!!

We need volunteers with:

  • Muscle and/or brute force and ignorance J.
  • Waders, even if you can’t make the event to help us, would you be able to lend them to us for the morning?
  • Strong ropes
  • Grappling hooks
  • Anything that will help us drag the majority of reeds out and all the rubbish that comes with it.

Look forward seeing you next weekend.

Kind regards,

Katie Thorp

Posted by: RB on 7th April 2014


Contact Details

Katie Thorp
Telephone: 01672 540404
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