Another rewarding day for our volunteers

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A fine but chilly Volunteer Day last Saturday 5th December saw our volunteers work tirelessly until the light began to fail. The work carried out included strimming, hoeing, weeding, levelling, bulb planting, clearing and stacking loose stone and stabilising headstones. Very many thanks are due to Clive, Steve E., Andrew, Steve C., Simon, Eirwen, Mark, Sheila, Phil and Jean.

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Disappointingly, in view of the major ‘Be Tidy’ clearup of the footpath that we undertook back in September, it was also necessary to pick up quite a lot of litter, some of which had been dumped recently. Items included beer cans, glass drinks bottles, sweet wrappers, household rubbish, women’s boots, man’s shoe, men’s underwear, blouse, toy boat, a seaside bucket, football and a motor oil container.

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Sometimes we despair! But are we downhearted? Certainly not! We will continue to work to make this part of Troedyrhiw the best it can be. Please give us your support in any way that you are able.

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About davidjcollier

Originally from South Wales I have lived in Nottinghamshire for over forty years. I am married and have three grown up children and two grandchildren. Having worked in education for 43 years I will retire in July 2012. My interests include history (general, local and family), rugby union, swimming, photography, bird watching and gardening. For the benefit of anyone who may actually read this (extremely unlikely, I admit) please do not confuse 'interests' with knowledge or skill. My involvement in a community project which aims to rescue a graveyard from the effects of almost 30 years of neglect. also keeps me quite busy. View all posts by davidjcollier

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