MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 7th JANUARY 2018

Monday the overnight rain plus the major water leak made it impossible to sweep or clean roads so they cleared the gulleys at the bottom of the dual carriageway, and cleared the flood water .Later picked up donated plants and planted them.
Wednesday there were six volunteers out being badr , cath, johns 1 & 2 graham and pete.
15 new planters were delivered along with the roses and compost and bolted into place along c/lumbreros later filled with compost and a rose shrub planted in each one.
Another 10 oleanders were planted along the top end of dual carriageway next week another 15 planters will be bolted down to complete the job.
Cath & John 1 rattled the bucket in really cold and windy conditions raising 231.34 euros thanks to cath and suzie for breakfasts and to all who donated

graham vice chairman

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 31st JANUARY 2018

On friday the sites for 30 new planters were cleared and holes dug ready for the planters to be concreted in. Monday the maintenance team were on c5 c6 and the pig farm road sweeping weeding and cleaning and i have to say not a pleasant task with the amount of dog poo on the recently laid gravel .
Tuesday we dug out a large area of pot holed road at the lower junction of the pig farm rd and the dual carriage way ready to be concreted.
Wednesday there were nine volunteers out cath Marylyn, charles badr johns 1 & 2 graham & pete.and a warm welcome to new volunteer constance.
Marylyn charles and constance were on weed busting duty, we mixed 2 cubic metres of concrete and filled and leveled the area dug out on tuesday, the new drainage channel was made ready for lining next week.
Cath and john 1 manned the bucket raising 160.58 euros our thanks to all who donated, thanks also to cath and john 1 for doing the breakfasts.

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 24th january 2018

On Monday,the Maintenance Team cleaned and weeded both sides of the dual carriageway,from Calle Puerto Lumbreras to the Golf Club roundabout.
We then moved on to C1 and cleaned Calle Alcaudete, moving to C3, we cleaned and weeded Calles Alcala La Real and Retama.
Wednesday there were seven volunteers out john 1, pete, badr , charles, Marylyn, cath, graham. More weeding around the graveled areas by our weed busters marylyn and charles. Another 12 oleanders were planted along the dual carriageway more to come next week, All the new plants and those in planters were watered . Several trailer loads of donated yuccas were collected ready for planting.
Cath and john were on bucket duty raising 186 euros thanks to all who stopped and donated

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 17th january 2018

Friday the annual trim of the palms was started ,a change to working pattern caused by the rain saw the team out on tuesday this week and were on c3/4 cleaning weeding and also clearing mud from perimeter road left by vehicles coming off the campo road.
Wednesday there were ten volunteers out cath marylyn badr johns 1 & 2 matt pete graham and charles.
The recent rain meant we only had to water the new plants, twenty ollianders were planted in the verge above golf club roundabout, another twenty to follow next week the verge was also cleared of weeds and vegetation. A great deal of weeding was carried out along rambla road ,cath & john 1 did the bucket raising 194 euros  our thanks to all who donated

graham vice chairman

maintenance team and volunteers w/e 10th jan 2018

Monday the team were on C2,with Calles Aralia, Ibiscum, Frailes,Jodar,Jimena, and Huesa being cleaned and weeded.
We also collected 4 rose bushes donated by John & Irene McCracken,and planted them in the new planter on the corner of Calle Puerto Lumbreras.
Wednesday saw seven volunteers out johns 1& 2 badr pete graham cath and welcome back to marylyn.
nothing seems to stop the weeds growing so more watering and weeding , the bottom growth of the palms along the dual carriagway was all trimmed back out of the road. The potted trees were all watered and sprayed again .
cath and john one did the bucket collecting 166 euros, thanks to cath & suzie for breakfasts.

graham vice chairman

maintenance scheme

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
Yesterday was the 6th anniversary of the start of the Green Fingers Maintenance Scheme.
For the cost of a cup of coffee a week,Lower C Sector has been transformed from streets full of weeds and rubbish into a place that residents can be proud to say they live in. We still need more people to join our Scheme to keep it viable,so don’t leave it to your neighbours to pay,contribute to the Scheme yourself.Ring John on 634 325 427 or see one of our Volunteers at our Wednesday bucket collection. A big thank you to everyone who contributes to our Scheme,without you Lower C Sector would not be the pristine place it is now. Chairman,Green Fingers.

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 3/1/2018

Monday of course was new years day so the team had another well earned rest.
Wednesday found six volunteers out a warm welcome back to matt and to 1st time volunteer lorraine who did a great job on the bucket, ,also out were badr john 2, pete and graham.
Usual watering weeding took place ,all the trees in planters were sprayed as some have picked up mite damage. Flower beds were weeded and cut back to allow new growth.
The bucket collection raised 315.25 euros thanks to all who donated and margaret for the bacon sandwiches.

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers 27 th december 2017

The maintenance team took a well earned rest on monday .
A very slow wednesday saw just three volunteers out badr, pete & graham ,watering of all new plants and those in containers started the morning then general weeding tidying took place , badr rattled the bucket on a very chilly and slow day traffic wise raising 71 euros.
All at green fingers wish every one a happy new year, feliz ano nuevo.,

graham vice chairman

maintenance team & volunteers w/e 20th december 2017

On monday the team were on c7 &c10 cleaning weeding and spraying.
Wednesday found six volunteers out being john 1, pete , badr, graham , cath, and of course santa on bucket and sweet duty.

.Some donated plants were planted and anything in planters or pots was watered and area generally tidied up.
Santa raised a really good total in the bucket of 325.85 euros but now hes insisting on fifty weeks holiday! our thanks to all who donated .
we would also like to thank all those who volunteered during the year lots of whom have returned to the uk for the winter, and to all those who have donated either on a regular basis or just here on holiday , every cent helps us to make lower c look so much brighter and tidy.
the warm breakfasts provided by cath and suzie on these chilly mornings are really welcome thenk you.
The whole green fingers team wish every one a happy christmas

graham vice chairman