Monthly Archives: September 2012

Muscles volunteers from the UK and Belgium celebrate 10,000 voluntary hours

Muscles volunteers and invited recipients celebrated the achievement of 10,000 voluntary hours at Kesgrave Community Centre on Sunday 16th September. Johan and Rob travelled from Lier, Belgium to represent the Belgian Muscles team, and to sample English beer, while Brita-Maja Brestner explains … Continue reading

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Muscles dismantle rotting walkway in no time !

After eight years, the seasoned wooden walkway in Ray Walters rural garden required replacement.  Six local Muscles volunteers supplemented by   Johan and Rob from Belgian made short work of the midweek job. Just over one hours work and the Belgians celebrate … Continue reading

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Meet the newest member of the Muscles team – Lady Sarah !

During the last couple of years the Muscles UK team have quietly developed a ‘Tool fund’, in recognition that volunteers using their own equipment sometimes need to pay out of their pocket for repairs or servicing as a result of … Continue reading

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Lumberjacks and ‘office movers’ – new skills for Mucles volunteers!

Two very different projects on a hot early September Saturday morning tested Muscles ‘wannabe lumberjacks‘, Kev and Bernie at Martlesham Heath, while Steve and Bish became specialists in furniture removal for a registered charity based in central Ipswich. Straight forward … Continue reading

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Childrens Hospice benefits from Muscles ‘cottage makeover’

September 1st 2012 and the UK Muscles team celebrate breaking the 10,000 voluntary hours milestone by transforming a rural Suffolk country cottage.  The usual mix of hard work, humour, painting and garden work raised funds for the East Anglian Children’s … Continue reading

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