Great British Spring Clean update

More than 40 litter picking activities have been organised as part of this year's Great British Spring Clean.

Teams have been very busy spring cleaning across the district over the last few weeks. Here are just some examples of what’s been happening. 

The Winster Village litter pick had an amazing turn out with 24 adults and 6 children taking part (pictured below). In total 25 full bags of litter were collected.
Winster Litter PickBradley Woods group collected 19 bags of rubbish as well as some larger items from the woods, all collected in just under 2.5 hours!

Cromford Parish Council collected a large amount of rubbish on Saturday 6 April. Ten volunteers (some pictured below) picked litter by the A6 and Mill Road/Lea Road on Saturday.
Cromford litter pickTansley Parish Council had a very successful litter pick on Saturday with 11 volunteers on the day. They collected 13 bags and some bigger bits of rubbish.

The Shirley litter pick on Sunday 7 April was also a success with 30 volunteers taking part.

Carsington and Hopton litter pickThe Carsington and Hopton group were delighted with the turnout of residents who collected rubbish (pictured, right) from the road alongside the reservoir.

At the Middleton by Wirksworth event on Saturday 20th April, there was a good turnout of 14 plus Sebastian the Westie! All four roads leading into the village were litter picked.

Middleton by Wirksworth with Sebastian the WestieDimple Fields also took part as did the Bolehill Improvement Group and Darley Dale in Bloom.

Here are the ladies from Bakewell WI
Bakewell WI bright breeezy and raring to go cropped
Your District Council is once again supporting this year’s Keep Britain Tidy backed initiative which launched on 22 March, running until 23 April.

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