MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 16th MAY 2016

Monday the team were on 5 and 6 sweeping and cleaning also spraying weedkiller.
Wednesday found nine volunteers out sue, johns 1 & 2 ken paddy, graham, badr, pete, & paul later joined by ade and jo on the bucket.
New plants donated by residents were picked up and planted, all the new and existing plants and planters were well watered, more of the usual rounds of weeding were carried out, sue and paddy plus ade and jo rattled the buckets raising 345.64 euros thanks to all who donated and to john 1 and margaret for breakfasts..

Later on the same day we held the agm which was very well attended
john has stepped down as chairman after six successful years although he will still be involved with the group. Please come along to the street party on the 27th may
to wish him well.

graham

GREEN FINGERS MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 9/5/2018.

On Monday the Team were on C3,C4,&C5 with Calles Retama,Alcala la Real,Bugambilla,Aralia,and Castillo de San Juan being cleaned and weeded.
Wednesday found 8 Volunteers out,Badr,Graham,John 1, Ken,Lorraine,Paddy,Paul and Pete.
Extensive watering,weeding,and planting of new plants was achieved.
Lorraine,Paddy and John 1 did the buckets,augmented for the last hour by Jo and Ade.A great total of €378-84 was collected,thanks to everyone who donated,and to Suzie and Margaret who provided the breakfasts.
John
Chairman

GREEN FINGERS MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 2nd MAY 2018

On Monday the Team were on C1 & C3,with Calles Azaleas,Alcaudette,and Alcala la Real being cleaned and weeded. 2 Members of the Team were on C1,2,&3 on Tuesday spraying pet friendly weed killer. Wednesday found 9 Volunteers out, Cath,Lorraine,Badr,Graham,Johns 1&2,Ken,Paddy,and Pete. Extensive watering,weeding,and trimming and replanting of 20 Yuccas was carried out. Cath,Lorraine,and Paddy looked after the bucket,joined later by Jo and Ade,and raised €357-97.Thanks to everyone who donated,and to Cath and Suzie for the breakfasts. John,Chairman

GREEN FINGERS STREET PARTY

GREEN FINGERS STREET PARTY
Sunday 27th May 4pm onwards
Music from DJ Carl Thomas,The Big Welshman,from Star Radio.
Tickets €6 to include a burger and hot dog.Children under 12 free admission.
Drinks available from the bar.
Bring your own table and chairs.
All profits to Green Fingers funds.
Telephone 634 325 427 for tickets.

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 18th APRIL 2018l

On Monday the Team were on C2,with Calles Aralia, Ibiscum, Jodar, Jimena ,Huesa, Puerto Lumbreras,and Frailes swept and weeded. Wednesday found 11 Volunteers out,Cath,Jo,Ade,Badr,Charles,Graham, Johns 1,2,&3,Ken,and Paddy. Extensive watering was done,and donated plants collected and planted.Cath,Jo,Ade,John 1,and Paddy took turns on the bucket,collecting a massive €563-58,aided by a 3 figure donation from ex C2 resident Mrs Clem Taylor,and a large donation from one of the Camposol business owners.This is a new record collection,and grateful thanks go out to all who donated,and to Cath for the breakfasts.

john chairman

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 25th APRIL 2018

On monday the team were on c2 c3 sweeping and cleaning the roads and footpaths.
Wednesday there were nine volunteers out charles ,pete, badr , cath , paddy , ken,
graham & johns 1 & 2.

Ten new polygala trees donated by a resident were planted and watered in, the area behind the welcome wall was tidied and screened, limited watering was carried out due to the rain which was due to arrive ,a great deal of rubbish was taken away and disposed of, a number of donated pallets were used to increase the rooms in the bug hotel, cath paddy and john 1 rattled the bucket raising 259.83 euros thanks to all who donated and to cath & margaret for breakfasts.

graham vice chairman

 

MAINTENANCE TEAM AND VOLUNTEERS W/E 11th APRIL 2018

Monday the team were on c10 and the lower end of the dual carriageway sweeping cleaning and weed killing.
On wednesday there were eight volunteers out johns 1 & 2 cath, badr, pete, charles, graham, & ken
New posts were cut and concreted in ready for a lower C map by the welcome wall and two on the bridge corner. all planters and trees were watered along with the newly planted shrubs The usual round of weeding was also completed also donated pots and planters were collected from a resident.
Cath & john 1 rattled the buckets along with ade and jo who joined them for the last hour collecting 283 euros thanks to all who donated ant to suzie and cath for breakfasts…

graham vice chairman

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 4th APRIL 2018

On monday The Maintenance Team were on C6 & C7  with Calle Begijar and the horseshoe shaped Calle being done.
On C7 we did Calles Retama ,Begijar ,La Carolina ,Chiclana,and La Fuensanta.
All Calles were cleaned, weeded,and treated with pet friendly extra strong weed killer.
Wednesday there were ten volunteers out cath badr pete johns 1 2 & 3 paddy charles ken & graham .
Large areas along the rambla road were weeded other areas were again sprayed to keep the weed growth down, This week all plants and shrubs were watered along with the new roses, someone seems to have taken a dislike to certain roses along puerto lumbreros such a shame as they would soon be out in bloom.
We also picked up some donated plants and tools from a resident on D, and removed a couple trailer loads of waste from C5.
Cath paddy & john 1 rattled the bucket collecting 432.92 euros which is a new record total, a huge  thanks to all who donated and to cath suzie for breakfasts,
This week our treasurer margaret counted her last bucket load of coins, in 3 years we think around 30 thousand euros in coins have been counted and bagged up, not an easy task.

graham vice chairman

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 30th MARCH 2018

Monday the team were on C6 cleaning sweeping and spraying all calles along with Puerto Lumbreros.
Wednesday we had ten volunteers out being Johns 1, 2, & 3 Paddy , Badr, Cath, Graham & Pete we also welcomed back Ken and Lorraine .
Eleven tonnes of gravel was delivered and spread, split between the lower end of the dual carriageway where rain water had washed away the existing gravel, and to finish off an area along C/Ibiscum.That completes the graveling of the perimeter rd. As usual all the planters were watered along with the recently planted oleanders, new plants were planted in the troughs to give some summer colour, the usual weeding was also needed…
Cath & Lorraine rattled the buckets collecting 332.19 euros thanks to all who donated and to Cath/Suzie for breakfasts.
Friday start of a major spraying effort to rid the gravel and verges of weeds this is carried out as part of the maintenance teams work.

Graham vice chairman