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Helping the river and making this world more beautiful

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ann Walsh Aug 12. 10 Replies

Hi AllAnyone on Marlborough Road interested in a quick litter pick up(taking 20 mins of time) once or twice a week...along the New River at back of Marlborough Road. I use marigolds and a bin bag.…Continue

New New River and removing the stink

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ann Walsh Aug 12. 3 Replies

Hi AllHaving seen Daniel Cowans lovely picture and read Meg Bonds concern about water weed and my heart breaking over the litter and pollution I have a dream. Which is utterly practical.Myself and a…Continue

 

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Ann Walsh replied to Ann Walsh's discussion New New River and removing the stink
"Hi Meg! Thankyou so much for spreading the river training days word around. Bless you. I am currently trying to educate myself about river health etc so in truth I have no idea as I have not gone on the training. This week I shall be attending a…"
Aug 12
Ann Walsh replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Hi All Just to clear any confusion I am now going to join the Bowes Park Community Association Litter pick up. Please see Carolines email and contact above. This is far more organised than what I was going to do. She has a rota. So I wont see you…"
Aug 12
Helen Myers replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Hi I would like to help. I see there is a rota so please could you include me in that. Do you need an email address?  I am not sure I can do 24th as yet.  Helen"
Aug 11
Meg Bond replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Oh, our emails crossed. Ann, if you post when you are on the rota, and what time you expect to start and where, then others can join you when they can.  Meg (Sorry, Can't do the 24th Aug)"
Aug 11
Meg Bond replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Ah, good, it seems there are 2 ways of doing it, both of them necessary. The rota is great for those who can commit themselves ahead of time, and the Turn Up If You Can brings in others, whose diary management is less predictable, like me. Meg"
Aug 11
Ann Walsh replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Hi Caroline That is brilliant! I thought there must be something like this.  I will email you for the Rota. So Meg and Pete...thankyou and I will join in with the BPCA...so maybe see you in that context. Ann"
Aug 11
Caroline Simpson replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Dear Ann and all, There is already a Rota for the New River Path, plus the Garden and Gym, that is run by the BPCA, and we have a rota of volunteers who do it once or twice a week.  We have been doing this for some years now.  We clear the…"
Aug 11
Meg Bond replied to Ann Walsh's discussion New New River and removing the stink
"Thank you for your inspiring vision, Ann. Sadly I can't make either of those training day dates. But I've  passed the word around. The stretch of New River between Whittington Rd and Myddleton Rd is now flourishing, with wildlife and…"
Aug 11
Ann Walsh replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Hi Meg, Ah Thankyou. Great.Will be there Sat 24 Aug 10.00am. Will try most saturdays at this time...so whenever you happen to be around is fab. Entrance opposite bowes park community garden. Just bring gloves and small bag(Ill bring a bin bag). Will…"
Aug 11
Ann Walsh replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Hi Pete Great! Next weekend day will be Sat 24 August 10.am. I will be outside entrance opposite the Bowes Park Community Garden. Probably start in the garden first and then head up the Marlborough Road bit of river. Should only take 10mins with two…"
Aug 11
Meg Bond replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Great idea, Ann. Thanks for doing this on your own so far. I'm around on and off in the next few months but if you suggest a regular time or list the particular times you'll be doing it. I'll turn up when I can.  Regards Meg"
Aug 11
Pete O'Rourke replied to Ann Walsh's discussion Helping the river and making this world more beautiful
"Hi Ann When are you next doing this? I can help if its evenings or weekends Pete"
Aug 11
Daniel Cowan replied to Ann Walsh's discussion New New River and removing the stink
"Hi Ann, I would love to take the credit for the lovely New River photo mentioned above, but actually it was taken by Ross Goodlass and Claire Cahill of the excellent @myddletonroad instagram account. If anyone else has nice pictures of the local…"
Aug 5
Ann Walsh posted a discussion

Helping the river and making this world more beautiful

Hi AllAnyone on Marlborough Road interested in a quick litter pick up(taking 20 mins of time) once or twice a week...along the New River at back of Marlborough Road. I use marigolds and a bin bag. The issue comes with a bin bag full of stuff and nowhere to put it. Sometimes I take it home. If anyone has any contacts as to where we can put rubbish great. If not would you like to help the river not get polluted. It doesnt take long. Sure would be more fun with someone else.We need to work…See More
Aug 5
Ann Walsh posted a discussion

New New River and removing the stink

Hi AllHaving seen Daniel Cowans lovely picture and read Meg Bonds concern about water weed and my heart breaking over the litter and pollution I have a dream. Which is utterly practical.Myself and a colleague were to book on a fully funded Thames 21 waterways event. It usually costs over £200. The training is to enable one to be qualified as a blue badge waterways organiser.The dates have been moved to 21 Sept and 28 Sept. I am devastated as both of us are committed to our annual retreat which…See More
Aug 3
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