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 6/9/2017

On Monday the Team cleared a quantity of silt and stones from some of the main junctions on the Sector,that had been affected by the previous week’s heavy downpours.
We then went on to clean and weed Calles Bailen,Baeza,and Castillo De San Juan on C4.
Wednesday found only 6 Volunteers out,due to holidays,hospital appointments,and visitors.
Badr,John2,Paddy,Paul,and Pete watered,weeded,replaced a planter,and collected large stones,donated by a resident.
I did the bucket,assisted by Paddy,raising €343-60,a portion of which had been carried over from last week,when we were rained off.Thanks to everyone who donated,and to Suzie for Monday’s breakfast.
John
Chairman

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 30/8/2017

On Monday the Team cleaned and weeded Calle Alcala la Real on C1 & C3,part of Ibiscum and the part of Retama on C1,and all of Calle Azaleas on C1/C3 & C2/C4.
Wednesday found Volunteers Cath, Badr,Charles,Graham,Johns 1 & 2, Paul and Pete clearing the floodwater at the bottom of the dual carriageway in the rain.We called it a day at 9-30 when the torrential rain started again,but made sure the relief pipes,and gullies were clear.
Thanks to Suzie for Monday’s breakfast.
Graham Harris
Vice Chairman

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 16/8/2017

On Monday the Team were on C2,with Calles Aralia,Ibiscum,Frailes,Jodar,Jimena,Huesa,Pozo Alcon,and Lopera being cleaned and weeded.
Wednesday found 8 Volunteers out,Chris,Badr,and Charles weeded,Graham,John2,and Pete watered,and Cath and I looked after the bucket,raising €276-41,thanks to everyone who donated,and to Cath for the week’s breakfasts.
This will be my last regular weekly blog,I’ve done it for over 6 years now,and the time has come to hand over to a fresh blogger,to keep everyone updated with Green Fingers news.
Next weeks blog,and subsequent ones will be done by our Vice Chairman,Graham Harris.
It’s been a pleasure doing this blog,and listening to your comments about it when you see me around,and also to keep ex Camposolers,and holiday home owners in the UK and elsewhere up to date with events.
John
Chairman

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 9/8/2017

On Monday the Team were on C10,with the pig farm road and the dual carriageway from the bottom up to Calle Puerto Lumbreras being cleaned and weeded.
Wednesday found 9 Volunteers out,Chris,Badr,Charles,Graham,John2,Paddy and Pete,watered,weeded,and disposed of the palm leaves,trimmed by Mikey Moo Fry,into the green waste skips.Badr and John2 also cleared the overgrown vegetation at the junction of the roundabout and the road alongside the golf driving range,making it safer for motorists coming out of that road from the Golf Club,to see what’s coming down the dual carriageway.
Cath and I did the bucket,collecting €306-45 from the kind people who stopped to donate,thanks to everyone who did,and to Cath for the week’s breakfasts.
John
Chairman

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 2/8/2017

On Monday the Team were on C7,with all the Calles,including the dual carriageway,being cleaned and weeded. We also had 2 guys out spraying the whole of the Sector with pet friendly weed killer,during the week.
Wednesday found 8 Volunteers out, Chris, Charles and Paddy weeded,whilst Graham,Paul,and Pete carried out extensive watering of all the trees,plants,and bushes on the Sector.
Cath and I did the bucket,raising €283-62 from all the kind people who stopped to donate,thank you. Thanks to Cath for the week’s breakfasts. Sadly we had 3 young palm trees dug up and stolen earlier in the week,the only solution seems to be to plant yuccas,nobody bothers stealing them.
John
Chairman

MAINTENANCE TEAM & VOLUNTEERS W/E 26/7/2017

On Monday the Team were on C5 & C6, with Calles Begijar,Puerto Lumbreras,Retama,Aralia, and Castillo Mayorazgo being cleaned and weeded.
Wednesday found 10 Volunteers out,with Badr,Graham,Johns 1&2,and Pete spreading 14 tons of gravel at the Petanc Court end of Calle Castillo Mayorazgo.Graham,John2,and Pete then went on to water all the plants and trees on the Sector,helped by Paul and Dave who watered around the Welcome Wall,and the new flower bed.Chris and Paddy weeded sections of the gravel,whilst Badr trimmed and replanted yuccas, Cath did the bucket,raising €240-22,thanks to everyone who donated,and to Suzie and Cath for the breakfasts.
John
Chairman