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Thursday, 18 December 2008

Wed 17th Dec 2008 - Shide Quarry, Newport.

And so the Green Gym for 2008 draws to a close.......! Our last meeting of the year was held at our "traditional" Christmas break-up venue, the chalk pit at Shide. The weather was kind to us, perhaps a little cool in the shade but the sun shone for the festivities. With around 45 people in attendance, good progress was made at cutting down the scrub on the bottom and walls of the pit. The fire was a welcome way of warming cold fingers. Rather than rabbit on myself - I will hand over to some of the GG members.......
Hello Everyone.
Of the fifty Green Gyms of 2008, how many different sites would you guess we have visited? Well there were actually thirty different sites which have benifited from all your hard work during this year, lets give a big cheer for us lot eh! Today, the site was Shide Quarry, as many of you will know, as we had 45 volunteers there, where we all enjoyed the company, work, weather and no particular order! Next year Green Gym begins again on the 7th January. Click on the link below to check the programme.
Can I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and New Year, see you in 2009!
Take care. MarkMark RussellChairman, Isle of Wight Green Gym
Yes a big cheer to us lot, but an even bigger cheer to the 'committee' who make it all happen, particularly:
Mark - we'd be lost without you!
Geoff (nice spuds, look forward to tasting 'em next year
Hope you feel better soon Colin. We missed you.
And where are you Crawfs - not seen you for ages.

Happy Christmas everyone.
CU in 2009. Angela
And from me......your friendly Blog Master......a Very Merry Christmas to you all.

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