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News Update : 01-MAY-22

Since the last news update we have:

a) Continued with our twice monthly litter picks :

7 volunteers met outside Lacey Green Park on Wednesday 6th April.  We covered Lacey Green and collected around 9 bags

5 volunteers met at Bank Square  on Saturday 9th April. We covered the town centre and collected 7 bags altogether

b) Continued with our solo picks.

c) Continued to discuss design of litter picking trolleys

d) Obtained a refund for our AGM meeting room booking at Wilmslow library. The meeting was cancelled due to Covid and we now have the option of a free meeting room at Hickory’s

e) Chased ANSA regarding the process for procuring new litter bins.

Hope to see you at the May picks.

Waitrose “Community Matters” Cheque For £540

Waitrose and Clean Team 07th Oct 2015Waitrose Clean Team Cheque for £540.00

 

 

 

 

We were delighted to receive a cheque for £540 from Waitrose as part of their “Community Matters” programme.  We would like to thank everyone who used their tokens to vote for us.  The money is very welcome as our funds were getting a bit low.  Equally important is the recognition that we are a valued group within the town and the extra exposure to the work that we are doing to improve Wilmslow.

Interesting Article About Rubbish On British Beaches

An interesting article about the increasing problem of rubbish on British beaches.  The North West is highlighted as a particular problem area.  Some of this rubbish is being blown from inland or being carried by rivers.   We all need to take more responsibility for our environment.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/27/rubbish-on-british-beaches-reached-highest-levels-in-two-decades-in-2013