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PHOTOS: Volunteers take on Labour Day activities

Published:Monday | May 23, 2016 | 10:38 AM
Acting Mayor of Portmore, Leon Thomas, and nurse Carrialeisa Henry level gravel outside the Waterford Branch Library. - Jermaine Barnaby Photo
Residents painting the pedestrian crossing near the Peterfield Primay School in Westmoreland - Adrian Frater Photo
Digicel volunteers removing shrubberyat the Trench Town Agri-business centre in Kingston - Jermaine Barnaby Photo
These residents apply paint to a pedestriaan crossing along Spanish Town Road in Kingston - Jermaine Barnaby Photo
Digicel's Elon Parkinson along with other volunteers planting trees at a greenhouse at the Trench Town Agri-Business centre - Jermaine Barnaby Photo
Labour Day work at the Gregory Park Basic School in Portmore, St Catherine - Jermaine Barnaby Photo
Natalie Guntlet, teacher at the St Gala basic school in Newlands, paint a section of the school building. - Jermaine Barnaby Photo
Members of the Portmore municipal team paint a section of the Waterford police station. - Jermaine Barnaby Photo
Alando Terrelonge and Olivia Grange are in deep disscussion as they stand next to a drain cleaned earlier on Godley Avenue, Gregory Park in Portmore. - Jermaine Barnaby Photo
Prime Minister Andrew Holness (centre) and other members of his party tour Gregory Park in Portmore, St Catherine today. - Jermaine Barnaby Photo

Volunteers, some of them from corporate Jamaica, have laid down their pens and papers and have taken up shovels and paintbrushes in several parts of the island to undertake various Labour Day project.

This year, Labour Day is being recognised under the theme: For Health Sake ... Keep it Clean.

Gleaner photographers have been roving the streets and captured some of the sights and scenes.