Monthly Archives: August 2021

News Update : 30-AUG-21

Since the last news update we have:

a) Continued with our twice monthly litter picks:

Held a litter pick at The Honey Bee on Wednesday 4th August.  We covered the surrounding area including Altrincham Road down towards the airport tunnels. Lovely to see some very young helpers.

Despite the poor weather, 9 volunteers met at Bank Square on Saturday 7th August.  We covered the town centre including the area around the railway station, the Leisure Centre, Church Street, the roundabout near the King William pub, Manchester Road.  At least 12 bags were collected.  We were delighted to welcome 3 new volunteers to this pick.

Well done everyone.

b) Continued with our solo picks.
c) Responded to interest from some new volunteers
d) Responded to a request from a local brownie group to borrow our equipment
e) Re-organised and cleaned the equipment held in our storage bunker
f) Liaised with a local business about a potential sponsorship deal
g) Written an article that we hope to get published in the “Inside Wilmslow” magazine
h) Had an article about us published on wilmslow.co.uk :
https://www.wilmslow.co.uk/news/article/21762/cleanteam-are-back-sprucing-up-the-streets
i) Responded to a contact made by Radio Manchester about a possible interview with the Clean Team.

Hope to see you at our September picks – new volunteers welcome.

News Update : 01-AUG-21

Since the last news update we have:

a) Resumed our scheduled litter picks 😊

6 volunteers met at Lindow Common on Wednesday 7th July. The area covered included Lindow Common (in time for the Wilmslow in Bloom Judges on Thursday 8th July 2021), the outside perimeter of the Common, Lindow Common car park opposite Hickory’s Restaurant, Morley Green Road (both sides), Mobberley Road, the smaller Lindow Common car park adjacent to the houses on Racecourse Road, the forecourt of Wilmslow Railway Station (again as part of the preparation for the “In Bloom” judging), King’s Road and Altrincham Road (all the way up to Kennerley’s Lane), Broad Walk, Priory Road, Alton Road and Alderley Road (around the bp garage).  At least 7 bags were collected.

8 volunteers met at The King’s Arms on Saturday 10th July.  The area covered included Knutsford Road (to the Gravel Lane turn off ), Regent Bank, South Oak lane, The Kings Arms Roundabout, Alderley Rd to the bypass roundabout, Alderley Road to Water Lane Traffic lights, Broadway, Parkway, Sainsbury’s car park, Bedells Lane to the Police Station,  Chapel Lane, Holly Road South and Holly Road North. At least 8 bags were collected.

Well done everyone.

b) Continued with our solo picks.
c) Responded to interest from some new volunteers.
d) Held a committee meeting on 21st July
e) Progressed an order for some extra equipment (using the grant that we recently received from Wilmslow Town Council)
f) Reported some fly tipping to ANSA
g) Put out a request for volunteers to lead the occasional pick – please let us know if you are willing to get involved.

Hope to see you at our August picks – new volunteers welcome.

News Update : 04-JUL-21

Since the last news update we have:

  1. Continued with our solo picks.   Thanks to everyone who has reported their bag counts to us.  Keep up the good work.
  2. Been liaising with the “Wilmslow In Bloom” team to feed information into this year’s judging – which is happening on 8th July
  3. Heard from Cllr Julie Potts about a new bin that has been installed on Strawberry Lane
  4. Had interest from some new volunteers
  5. Planned a committee meeting for 21st July
  6. Taken a stock check – and started to progress an order for more equipment.