maintenance team & volunteers w/e 11/10/2017

on monday the maintenance team were on C1, C3, C4, with calles retama, alcala la real, Ibiscum ,and azaleas being swept and weeded.
on wednesday we had 10 volunteers out johns 1 & 2 badr paul paddy charles graham cath sue and christine.
the morning started with another 14 tonnes of gravel being spread along calle ibiscum, the recent warm weather has meant we still need to do extensive watering and weeding . cath and sue did the bucket collection raising 338.64 a great amount that will all go towards keeping lower c looking great.

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 4/10/17

on monday the maintenance team swept & weeded C1 & C2 ,with calles bugambilla, ubeda, lodar, ibiscum, arjona, and andujar .
wednesday saw 12 volunteers out johns 1 & 2 ken badr paul charles graham paddy pete cath sue and christine.
first thing another 10 tons of gravel was spread along c/ibiscum , then a ramp at the bridge end of the foot path was constructed out of concrete so mobility scooters can use the pavement.
extensive watering and weeding were carried out , and donated plants picked up from a resident.
cath sue and paddy did the bucket collecting a record 414.42 euros thanks to all who donated and making it a record week.
thanks also to cath  suzie for breakfasts.

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 27/9/17

on monday the maintenance team swept & cleaned  c2, calles aralia ,Ibiscum, frailes, jodar,Jimena, juesa pozo plcon,and lopera, 
wednesday saw 10 volunteers out johns, 1 & 2 badr  pete graham paul  charles ken cath and sue.
another 14 tons of gravel were laid along c/ibuscum and 2 tons on golf club roundabout to replace oil covered gravel which was removed last week.
the vandalised planter on rambla wall was replaced and re planted then onto the usual weeding watering routine ,lastly we built a ramp at the bottom of dual carriage way so mobility scooters can access footpath along rambla road next week another at the other end will be built.
cath and sue did the bucket collection which raiised 340.02 euros thanks to all who donated. and thanks to susie and cath for breakfasts

graham vice chairman

SATURDAY NIGHT VANDALS

On Saturday night,vandals attacked one of the planters on the side of the Rambla road.
They pulled it off it’s fixings of cement and rebar,and pushed it over the wall onto the Rambla bank.
This is the latest in a long line of vandalism and theft,that has cost Green Fingers hundreds of €uros over the past year.

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 20th september 17

on monday the maintenance team were working on c 7 and c 10 c/retama Carolina, begijar, chiclana, santaurio , de la fuensanta, and calle embalse de judio,
wednesday saw our volunteer numbers back up to ten with the return of project manager ken along with johns 1 & 2 pete charles graham badr paul cath and sue.
14 tons of gravel were delivered and spread along calle ibiscum , we then went on to clear the mess left by the crash on the dual carriageway/ golf club roundabout where large amounts of oil and engine parts were spread across the gravel and one large palm had been hit.
then onto more watering and weeding, later in the day john 1 pete and myself picked up a water container donated by a bolnuevo resident.
cath and sue did the bucket collecting 338.77 euros thanks to everyone who stopped and donated, and thanks to susie and cath for breakfasts

graham vice chairman

GREEN FINGERS CHAIRMAN

Just to remove any confusion that may have arisen from my last weekly blog,of last month.
As I said then,I am handing over the posting of the weekly blog to our Vice Chairman,Graham Harris. I am not resigning,and remain as Chairman of the Group.
I hope this clarifies the situation.
John
Chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 13/09/2017

on monday the maintenance team were working on c5 and c6 .Calles Begijar , Retama ,Beas Del Segura, Puerto Lumbreras, Aralia, and Castillo Mayorazgo were cleaned and weeded.
wednesday we had eight volunteers out pete , badr, john 2, paul, paddy, graham,
les a welcome visitor , and a warm welcome back to sue…
all the tree planters ect were watered and lots of trimming and weeding done after the recent rain thats made everything grow again . pete and badr also collected two loads of slate that was donated.
graham, sue, and paddy did the bucket collecting 331.31 euros , thanks to all who stopped and donated and to suzie and anne for breakfasts