Sunday, December 3, 2023

Great British Spring Clean Event Rescheduled

On Saturday, April 28, at 10am the Town Council will be joining the rest of the country in the rescheduled Keep Britain Tidy’s ‘Great British Spring Clean.’

Following on from the successful “Clean for the Queen” last year and the Community Litter pick in 2015, the Town Council is taking part in Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean.

The Great British Spring Clean was cancelled in March following bad weather as snow hit the region.

The Great British Spring Clean is described as a “campaign with one simple ambition. To bring together people from across the country to clear up the litter that blights our towns, villages, countryside and coastline.”

“Through March 2017, we want to inspire 500,000 people to get outdoors, get active and help clear up the rubbish that lies around us.”

Councillors and staff at the Town Council, together with Belper and Duffield Rotary Club and other local community groups, will meet at the Triangle in Milford, on Belper Market Place (Central Ward), Whitemoor Rec (East Ward), Thornhill Avenue (South Ward) and The Scotches Recreation Ground (North Ward).

See below for more details of the areas covered:

NORTH – Meet at Scotches recreation ground

To cover -Whitehouse Rise recreation ground, Oakhurst recreation ground

Belper Lane recreation ground, Belper Triangle, Belper Lane – top of hill – grassy area towards Bulls Head

SOUTH – Meet at Thornhill Avenue

To cover-Thornhill Road to Park Road Channel and the shops

Mill Lane, Channel from Canada Street down to Cow Hill

EAST – Meet at Whitemoor Recreation Ground

To cover -Farm Close to Belper School Channel, Belper School entrance

and perimeter, Channel that runs around the perimeter of the Leisure Centre

Whitemoor Lane and Alton Road

CENTRAL – Meet on the Market Place

To cover – Belper Parks, Penn Street, King Street

The outdoor staff will assist with the litter picking and they will collect and dispose of the litter. Please bring your own gloves with you, bags will be supplied.

Please contact Belper Town Council on 01773 822116 or to nominate an area for a spring clean.

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