Derbyshire Dales residents Clean for the Queen

Organised by Keep Britain Tidy to mark the Queen's 90th birthday, several Clean for the Queen events took place across the Derbyshire Dales last weekend 4-6 March. Among the many groups of volunteers taking part in the litter blitz were:

Turlow Fields, Hognaston, Wirksworth residents, pupils from Biggin C of E School, Shirley Parish Council, volunteers from Tissington, Matlock Bath Community Payback team, Matlock in Bloom / Civic Association, Middleton Litter Pickers and residents from Ashbourne.

Groups planning litter picks later in the year include:

• Ashbourne Hilltop School
• St Joseph's School, Matlock
• Cromford Parish Council
• Rowland Clean Up
• 3rd Darley Dale Guides
• Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Middleton by Wirksworth
• Plus several ongoing activities such as by the Grindleford Volunteer Group

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