The volunteers enjoyed a really lovely summer’s day back on the canal upstream from the Riverside Community Centre and normal service was resumed with Admiral Gordon in the boat. First, we tackled a tree that was mostly one large trunk, covered in ivy, that we pulled out in substantial chunks. Ropes and pulleys were needed, plus much grunting and groaning.

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Time for tea, with cakes from Andy & Ronnie.

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After tea, we moved on to a second tree that was much more twiggy. Kath was on hand to do the lopping.

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And finally, Kath took this charming photo of Andy & Sharon wending their weary way home. Little & Large? The Queen & Paddington Bear?

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