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Muscles (UK) Team complete garden clearance

It was great weather, considering how wet and cold it has been recently, and there was never the slightest doubt of needing to bring the fall-back date into play. Typical, really, of how lucky we have been over the years … Continue reading

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First Job of 2020!

On Saturday 18 January, four MFC volunteers attended ’Shedquarters’ and completed necessary maintenance work that had resulted when recent storms had ripped the felt from the roof, saturated the boards underneath and caused water ingress. The roof of the shed … Continue reading

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Last job of the decade – UK team returns to Sudborne

An overcast late November morning in the village of Sudborne (Suffolk) was soon brightened up by the visit of 11 volunteers led by Adam Osborne to set about a garden makeover. The recipient of the makeover was Kate Lacey, who … Continue reading

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Driveway job benefits St Elizabeth’s Hospice (UK Team)

A mild and dry late October day in Ipswich saw 7 Muscle volunteers descend on the house of Elaine’s daughter, Charlotte’s house to dig out a driveway in preparation for block paving. Also assisting were Charlotte’s boyfriend Ricky and friends … Continue reading

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Dog Pen and Gardening job benefits Woodbridge Mayor’s charities (UK Team)

A team of 12 volunteers gathered in Parham, rural Suffolk, England, on the last day of August to complete a job which was organised following a successful bid for Muscles’ services at the Woodbridge Mayor’s Charity Ball earlier this year.   … Continue reading

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Hail doesn’t stop MFC!

“It’s totally amazing, you’ve absolutely transformed it!” 10 volunteers from the UK team descended on a rural Campsea Ashe garden to transform a garden corner into a gated vegetable patch. Despite some very fickle weather of hail, wind and sun, the … Continue reading

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The mid-week team do battle with barnacles

On a pleasant morning, the midweek team visited the beach at Ramsholt, Suffolk where retired skipper Richard Clarke enlisted muscles assistance to scrub and anti foul the hull of his boat ‘Will Laude’ and dory used as a tender. The … Continue reading

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A Great Turnout – Patio Laying in Martlesham

A team of 13 volunteers descended on a Martlesham garden, despite drizzly weather, to lay a patio. After assessing the job, the team donned the usual safety equipment and divided into groups to prepare the area and materials. Sub-teams were created were formed … Continue reading

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Muscles for Charity’s Auction Lot

Thanks for visiting the Muscles for Charity website. For more information on our charity auction lots, please watch the video below. Muscles for Charity will offer the winning bidder the opportunity to complete a project for them. For example -constructing … Continue reading

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MFC turn to bank job in support of good cause.

At short notice, the call went out to assemble a 5-man team of shady characters. The team got a tip-off that an Ipswich branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland was closing down the following Monday, giving them a one-day … Continue reading

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