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The work party at Flowerbrook previously scheduled for October was held on Wednesday 15th. Hard-working members of Green Gym joined those from VEF to clear the stream and around the pond. We shall be returning in the spring, shortly before Easter.
On Friday 24th, Colin and Mike decorated Ventnor Park bandstand with Christmas lights in preparation for the annual Carols in the Park event.
Unfortunately two planned work parties, at Flowers brook and Grove Road Triangle, had to be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.
Five VEF members attended the work party on 21st and made a significant improvement to the town square. Excessive growth was cut back and paved areas were cleared of weeds and bindweed between the slabs.
VEF commissioned the team at Island Memorials to restore the 140 year-old fountain at the bottom of the cascade. Unfortunately, because of unavoidable delays, the work could not be finished before the summer season. Repainting the lettering has just been completed – as shown. Restoration of the base will follow.