Work day: January 30th, 2022

It was great to see so many Reccers. Thanks for turning out on what proved to be a beautiful day. You know you were missed if you couldn’t make this one, but we hope to see you next time. Challenging jobs were tackled yet we still found time for a hot cuppa, a sweetie or…

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Friends of Conway Rec Golden Globes – January 9th 2022

We gathered outside the clubhouse on a bracing but sunny Sunday morning to celebrate Friends’ contributions to the upkeep of the Rec over the past year. The awards are below and something either useful or tasty accompanied each one. Keith and Mary, Master and Mistress of Ceremonies, expertly choreographed the whole event. FRIENDS OF CONWAY…

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Workday report: July 18th, 2021

Many disparate tasks achieved including: Tidying edge of pond wall Building and launching new Barley Boom  Clearing any debris from pond Removing the now huge blackberry by the fence Hedge trim 1 – clearing passage court-side Hedge trim 2 – tidying fronts and tops Rec-side Weeding newest shrub section behind the fence across from Pen…

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Work Day and Big Lunch: June 6, 2021

Our latest Work Day was followed by a most enjoyable but appropriately distanced Big(ish) Lunch on the grassy slopes of your local Recreational Park. With freshly mown grass, abundant blossom, water lilies and a new brood of moor-chicks, our green surroundings were a beautiful complement to a warm and sunny day. As a fair bit…

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Many thanks to our donors

The Committee would like to thank everyone who so kindly gave a donation recently to support the Friends’ work. Our Treasurer Katy has sent personal thanks to everyone for whom we had contact details, but at least three generous contributions were anonymous. If you haven’t had acknowledgement, please drop us a note at friendsofconwayrec@gmail.com and…

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Work Day report: July 12th 2020

Thanks to all for a huge turnout and lots of productive work including: Pen corner flower bed created and shrubs planted Roadside hedges weeded, tidied and de-boxed  Brambles cut back and sapling surrounds cleared in the Dell Cannon Road end and Clubhouse flower beds weeded and tidied New compost brew initiated and compost/chippings wheeled to…

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Rec Life during Lockdown

April… Confined to barracks though some of us might be, our little Rec is quietly getting on with things. Surrounded by increasingly luxuriant vegetation and cooling water, frogs, toads, newts, crows, moorhen, mallards, canada geese, woodpeckers, squirrels, foxes and many other local residents are doing what has to be done at this time of year.…

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Work Day report: April 28, 2019

Thanks so much for everyone’s fabulous efforts in late April. The learning circle hole was a triumph! Przemek has since completed phase 1, and we can now turn our minds to the less strenuous (but equally challenging) design phase. The hole may be the most noticeable impact of your labours, but a mass of other…

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Work Day report: March 8, 2019

Thanks so much to everyone for pitching in on what was meant to be a miserable day. Your presence and enthusiasm turned that around completely! We did a huge amount – planting, staking and guarding some impressive new trees, pruning dead bulrush, removing surface clutter from the pond, clearing brambles from the Dell, launching a…

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Summer starts here! Big Lunch, June 3

The Big Lunch is almost here! Come and join your friends and neighbours in Conway Rec next Sunday, 3 June for this lovely annual occasion – a chance to mingle with friends and neighbours, enjoy a lovely picnic on the Rec slopes, and even play a spot of tennis. It’s always a lovely occasion and…

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