Since the last news update we have:
a) Continued with our twice monthly litter picks :
5 volunteers met at The King’s Arms on Wednesday 5th January. We covered the surrounding area including Bedells Lane, Chapel Lane, Water Lane and in the town centre We collected at least 8 bags
6 hardy volunteers met at Lindow Common car park on Saturday 8th January – despite the poor and very wet weather conditions. We covered the surrounding area including Altrincham Road. We collected at least 10 bags (plus some recyclables which were put in a grey bin). Many thanks to Hickory’s SmokeHouse for their ongoing co-sponsorship and support of the Clean Team – and in particular for the complementary hot drinks – we really appreciated them!
b) Continued with our solo picks.
c) Progressed the involvement of some year 9 pupils at the high school who want to do litter picking for the volunteering section of their Duke of Edinburgh award – including clarifying our position regarding under 18s (i.e. we can lend equipment but are not responsible etc.)
d) Responded to some potential new volunteers who made contact via our website
e) Welcomed another co-sponsor – many thanks to Carlos Lopez.
f) Had an article published on the “Wilmslow’s Way Better” website
Hope to see you at the February pick