maintenance team & volunteers 22nd november 2017

On monday the maintenance team were on C1 ,with Calles Retama, Alcala la Real ,Alcaudete, Azaleas, Bugambilla, Ibiscum, and Arjona being swept and weeded and the top half of Bugambilla was also sprayed with weedkiller for the 2nd time in 2 weeks,because of the extensive spread of weeds through the pavement.
Wednesday found nine volunteers out being pete, badr johns 1 & 2 cath, christine, ken, graham & charles.
Again another morning of watering and weeding to start with , a length of c/Ibiscum was cleared and planted with donated  yuccas and  plants ,the new bed on corner of aralia and lumbreros was finished off and and planted with roses and yuccas behind  the bed which was cleared of undergrowth

On friday the bench which was torn up from the top of C was reinstated on the golf club roundabout and concreted in so hopefully will not go wandering about again
Cath and john 1 did the bucket collecting 200.64 euros another good amount in the less busy months .

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 15th november

On monday the team ere on C4, with Calles Santuario de San Juan, Aralia, Bailen, and Puerto Lumbreras being cleaned and weeded, until the gale force winds forced us to go over to planting and clearing the verge of Calle Aralia.
Wednesay saw nine volunteers out cath, christine, ken, badr, pete, gaham, charles, johns 1 & 2 in what started out as a very chilly morning .
The continual dry november meant everything still needed watering and weeding, a new bed was created on the corner of c/aralia and planted with a mixture of patio roses and daisies, the palms were treated for the red spider mite .
Cath and john did the bucket collecting 230.47 euros our thanks to all who donated and to cath & suzie for breakfasts.

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 10th november 2017

On monday thr team battled the high winds to weed and clean Calles Frailes ,Lopera, Jodar, Jimena, Huesa ,Pozo Alcon, and Ubeda.
Wednesday saw twelve volunteers out johns 1& 2 badr, pete, charles, ken, paul, graham, paddy, sue, christine and cath
New bedding plants were planted in the bed under mercers sign , a new large pot as you enter lower c was planted up with patio roses, 5 donated planters were concreted in along puerto lumbreros then planted up with new plants, two polygalas were moved up onto calle ibiscus and donated yuccas were collected and planted.

On friday c1 & c2 were sprayed with pet friendly weed killer and the new plants watered .as its still so dry
This week we also said farewell to three of our regulars sue reurning to uk for the winter as is paddy along with paul. we wish them a safe journey. on a personal note paddy and paul returning cuts our wednesday afternoon discussion group at the golf club in half ..
Cath, paddy, and sue did the bucket raising 305.24 euros another great total our thanks to all who donated.

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 1st november 2017

On monday the team  treated and swept
C1 and C3 c/Bbugambilla c/IIbiscum C/retama c/Castlilo san Juan
Wednesday saw eleven volunteers out being john 2 badr pete charles ken paul graham paddy christine sue and cath.
Even though we had a few showers every thing still needs watering and the weeds continue to grow which all need to be dealt with, extensive weeding was carried out along peurto lumbreros . Plants were collected from a resident and planted around the area including some huge banana plants .
Cath sue and paddy collected 266.20 euros in the buckets a good amount considering it was a red day with much reduced passing traffic.Thanks to all who stopped and donated.
Our thanks to cath and suzie for this weeks breakfasts

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 25/10/2017

on monday a somewhat depleted team were on on c7, with alles begijar, Carolina, la fuensanta, and retama being swept and treated.
wednesday there were ten volunteers out johns 1 & 2 ken badr paddy graham pete christine cath and sue..
another 14 tonnes of gravel were spread along calle ibiscum then usual round of watering weeding as its still so dry normaly by this time of year watering has ceased. we then wen on to plant a poppy cross and giant poppies in the bed by the mercers sign as our tribute to the fallen .
cath sue and paddy did the bucket collection which raised 294.17 euros thanks again to all who donated

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 18/10/20117

on monday the team were on C5 & C6,with Calles begijar, castillo de san Juan retama  aralia, and puerto lLumbreras being treated.
wednesday saw eight volunteeers out johns 1 & 2 badr ken graham paddy christine and catth. the expected delivery of gravel was delayed and could not be delivered in time for it to be spread along c/ibiscum. so it was a day of weeding watering and planting all of which need doing on a regular basis, cath and paddy did the bucket raising 391.35 another amazing amount thanks to all who donated and to cath and suzie. for the breakfasts

graham vice chairman

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