In response to the increased litter levels as lock-down rules start to be lifted, some of you have told us that you are ready to start litter-picking again. We also know that many of you are still not comfortable to litter-pick again yet.  We do not in any way want to make anyone feel as though they should be back out there if they are not ready. However, we DO want to support anyone who is choosing to litter-pick right now.  You can now meet outside in a group of up to 30 people.  Please see the Government guidelines for further details https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Alveston Litter Busters

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We are a group of local residents concerned about litter spoiling our environment. Our aim is to keep Alveston looking clean, tidy and litter free resulting in a more pleasant environment for everyone and its wildlife to live in. We aim to achieve this through Litter Picks and contact with local schools and youth groups. We very much welcome new members. Please email alvestonlitterbusters@gmail.com

Alveston Litter Busters
596

Bags collected so far

3

Members

13

Years

90

Total number of events

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past Events

Severn Way Footpath Spring Clean

Event cancelled due to Covid 19 restrictions.

Severn Way Footpath Spring Clean

Event cancelled due to Covid 19 restrictions.

Winter Tidy up

Our next event will be a village tidy up on Saturday 18th January, meeting at The Parade at 10 am. Afterwards, we have been kindly invited back to The Ship for complimentary hot drinks. Wow what a br...

Winter Tidy up

Our next event will be a village tidy up on Saturday 18th January, meeting at The Parade at 10 am. Afterwards, we have been kindly invited back to The Ship for complimentary hot drinks. Wow what a br...

Autumn Litter pick

Meet at 9.30am at The Parade. All equipment provided. We'll be finishing up at the Cancer Research Fair at St Helen's School for drinks afterwards. £3 entrance to include drink and cake. Hope ...

Autumn Litter pick

Meet at 9.30am at The Parade. All equipment provided. We'll be finishing up at the Cancer Research Fair at St Helen's School for drinks afterwards. £3 entrance to include drink and cake. Hope ...

Summer Litter pick

Summer Litter pick

Severn Way clean up

The Severn Way/estuary is the nearest we have to a beach. We aim to tidy up the Severn Way footpath around the Old Passage, Aust and down to New Passage. Please meet at the Severn Services carpark, ...

Severn Way clean up

The Severn Way/estuary is the nearest we have to a beach. We aim to tidy up the Severn Way footpath around the Old Passage, Aust and down to New Passage. Please meet at the Severn Services carpark, ...

Big Spring Clean

Meet at Alveston Parade for 9.30am. Everyone welcome to coffee afterwards at The Community Cuppa in the Mehtodist Hall. Equipment provided. Another well attended and successful event, thanks everyone...

Big Spring Clean

Meet at Alveston Parade for 9.30am. Everyone welcome to coffee afterwards at The Community Cuppa in the Mehtodist Hall. Equipment provided. Another well attended and successful event, thanks everyone...

New Year Litter Pick

Get out and get active for The New Year with a litter pick. Meet at 10am at The Alveston Parade. Coffee and catch-up afterwards Thanks to everyone who came along - what a great crowd we had ! It m...

New Year Litter Pick

Get out and get active for The New Year with a litter pick. Meet at 10am at The Alveston Parade. Coffee and catch-up afterwards Thanks to everyone who came along - what a great crowd we had ! It m...

10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Celebration lunch at The Swan, Tytherington 25 of us met for a lovely lunch together at The Swan, Tytherington. Great to socialise, and feel all that energy and enthusiasm still going strong for what ...

10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Celebration lunch at The Swan, Tytherington 25 of us met for a lovely lunch together at The Swan, Tytherington. Great to socialise, and feel all that energy and enthusiasm still going strong for what ...

Autumn litter pick

Meet at Alveston Parade between 9.30 and 9.45 am. To collect equipment and agree routes. We'll meet back again for the Community Cuppa held at the Methodist Hall . Hope to see you soon. Another good ...

Autumn litter pick

Meet at Alveston Parade between 9.30 and 9.45 am. To collect equipment and agree routes. We'll meet back again for the Community Cuppa held at the Methodist Hall . Hope to see you soon. Another good ...

Summer litter pick

Meet at The Parade Alveston for 9.30am. Back for refreshments afterwards at The Community Cuppa (Methodist Hall). Thanks so much to everyone who came along today. It was pretty hot so glad that we st...

Summer litter pick

Meet at The Parade Alveston for 9.30am. Back for refreshments afterwards at The Community Cuppa (Methodist Hall). Thanks so much to everyone who came along today. It was pretty hot so glad that we st...

Severn Way TLC

Severn View and Severn Way Footpath Litter Pick Saturday 26th May Meet at Servern View Services by the Old Severn Bridge (in front of the Services café, to the left by dog walking area) between...

Severn Way TLC

Severn View and Severn Way Footpath Litter Pick Saturday 26th May Meet at Servern View Services by the Old Severn Bridge (in front of the Services café, to the left by dog walking area) between...

Beach Clear up

A Beach Clear up has been suggested - and will be something a bit different. Suggestions welcome, date to be confirmed. Watch this space.

Beach Clear up

A Beach Clear up has been suggested - and will be something a bit different. Suggestions welcome, date to be confirmed. Watch this space.

Alveston Big Spring Clean

This event has been rescheduled from 3rd March due to the bad weather. Meet at The Parade, Alveston at 10am. meet back for coffee etc afterwards. Equipment provided. Please make contact if you hav...

Alveston Big Spring Clean

This event has been rescheduled from 3rd March due to the bad weather. Meet at The Parade, Alveston at 10am. meet back for coffee etc afterwards. Equipment provided. Please make contact if you hav...

Autumn Litter Pick

A bit of a damp start but we had 15 of us collect 10 bin bags of litter so did pretty well. One of our members Pam Forrest hosted us for after pick coffee and cake - very nice too, including the chat...

Autumn Litter Pick

A bit of a damp start but we had 15 of us collect 10 bin bags of litter so did pretty well. One of our members Pam Forrest hosted us for after pick coffee and cake - very nice too, including the chat...

Alveston Big Spring Clean

This years Big Spring Clean is on Saturday 11th March. Meet at the Alveston Parade - at 10.00 am. Afterwards we've been kindly welcomed back to the Alveston House Hotel for coffee and biscuits. Our t...

Alveston Big Spring Clean

This years Big Spring Clean is on Saturday 11th March. Meet at the Alveston Parade - at 10.00 am. Afterwards we've been kindly welcomed back to the Alveston House Hotel for coffee and biscuits. Our t...

Autumn Litter Pick

We had to postpone this event from October due to very wet weather - in fact the first time a litter pick has been rained off ! Today we had to battle with the Autumn leaves but our volunteers collec...

Autumn Litter Pick

We had to postpone this event from October due to very wet weather - in fact the first time a litter pick has been rained off ! Today we had to battle with the Autumn leaves but our volunteers collec...

Spring Clean for the Queen

Meet at 10 am. in The Cross Hands Pub carpark. After the litter pick we'll meet back in the re-vamped pub for a drink, approx. 11.30am. Another successful litter pick. With 16 volunteers involved we...

Spring Clean for the Queen

Meet at 10 am. in The Cross Hands Pub carpark. After the litter pick we'll meet back in the re-vamped pub for a drink, approx. 11.30am. Another successful litter pick. With 16 volunteers involved we...

Autumn Litter Pick

Meet at Alveston Parade, by the shops. 10am. Everyone welcome, equipment will be provided. Please suggest areas that you would like to focus on. We will meet up afterwards for a drink. Venue to b...

Autumn Litter Pick

Meet at Alveston Parade, by the shops. 10am. Everyone welcome, equipment will be provided. Please suggest areas that you would like to focus on. We will meet up afterwards for a drink. Venue to b...

Summer Litter pick

Just 8 of us this time but we collected up 7 bags of litter then enjoyed drinks etc. in the sun, in the garden. Post script - One of our regular helpers Angela got back in touch after losing co...

Summer Litter pick

Just 8 of us this time but we collected up 7 bags of litter then enjoyed drinks etc. in the sun, in the garden. Post script - One of our regular helpers Angela got back in touch after losing co...

Big Spring Clean

This year's big Spring Clean will be on Saturday 21st March. Meet at The Parade, Alveston at 10 am. Litter picking equipment equipment provided. We will meet up afterwards for coffee, kindly provid...

Big Spring Clean

This year's big Spring Clean will be on Saturday 21st March. Meet at The Parade, Alveston at 10 am. Litter picking equipment equipment provided. We will meet up afterwards for coffee, kindly provid...

Autumn litter pick

A good turn out, managing to collect 9 bags of rubbish. Many of us met afterwards at Pam Forrest's Cancer Research UK coffee morning. Good for us and for a good cause. Thanks to all who supported ...

Autumn litter pick

A good turn out, managing to collect 9 bags of rubbish. Many of us met afterwards at Pam Forrest's Cancer Research UK coffee morning. Good for us and for a good cause. Thanks to all who supported ...

Summer Litter Pick

Summer litter pick. This will be on Saturday 2nd August, meeting at The Parade at 10 am. South Glos has cut the verges recently so litter is exposed and begging to be collected ! Peter Waller has ki...

Summer Litter Pick

Summer litter pick. This will be on Saturday 2nd August, meeting at The Parade at 10 am. South Glos has cut the verges recently so litter is exposed and begging to be collected ! Peter Waller has ki...

Big Spring Clean 2014

Meet at The Parade at 10am, lasting for about 1.5 hrs. Alveston House Hotel have kindly invited us for coffee and biscuits afterwards.

Big Spring Clean 2014

Meet at The Parade at 10am, lasting for about 1.5 hrs. Alveston House Hotel have kindly invited us for coffee and biscuits afterwards.

Autumn Litter pick

The weather was definitely Autumnal - sunshine, breezy and the odd shower - but this didn't put off our happy band of volunteers. 15 of us collected up 10 bags of rubbish from around Alveston and Ru...

Autumn Litter pick

The weather was definitely Autumnal - sunshine, breezy and the odd shower - but this didn't put off our happy band of volunteers. 15 of us collected up 10 bags of rubbish from around Alveston and Ru...

Summer Litter pick

Meet at 10am on The Parade. Everyone invited to BBQ Brunch afterwards to mark our 5 years in existance Not quite so many of us this time but may be because of the lovely weather we've been having. E...

Summer Litter pick

Meet at 10am on The Parade. Everyone invited to BBQ Brunch afterwards to mark our 5 years in existance Not quite so many of us this time but may be because of the lovely weather we've been having. E...

Big Spring Clean

Meet at 10am in The Cross Hands Pub car park. Meet back for a drink and chat afterwards - 11.30am/12 noon. 'Well Done and Thank you'. This is what a cyclist shouted to me as he cycled past whilst I ...

Big Spring Clean

Meet at 10am in The Cross Hands Pub car park. Meet back for a drink and chat afterwards - 11.30am/12 noon. 'Well Done and Thank you'. This is what a cyclist shouted to me as he cycled past whilst I ...

Autumn Litter Pick

Meet in The Cross Hands Pub Car park at 10am. I hope to see lots of you there, please bring along anyone you can muster. Equipment provided. We should be out for approx 1.5 to 2hrs then back to The...

Autumn Litter Pick

Meet in The Cross Hands Pub Car park at 10am. I hope to see lots of you there, please bring along anyone you can muster. Equipment provided. We should be out for approx 1.5 to 2hrs then back to The...

Jubilee Litter Bust

Lets get things tidy for the Jubilee Celebrations. Please meet at the Cross Hands Car park, 10.30am. Equipment provided. Thanks to everyone who came along. I'm glad to report that there wasn't so m...

Jubilee Litter Bust

Lets get things tidy for the Jubilee Celebrations. Please meet at the Cross Hands Car park, 10.30am. Equipment provided. Thanks to everyone who came along. I'm glad to report that there wasn't so m...

Big Spring Clean

Our annual event to clean up the local area ready for the Spring. Please join us if you can, all welcome, equipment provided. Meet at 10am in The Cross Hands car park. Thanks to all who came along ...

Big Spring Clean

Our annual event to clean up the local area ready for the Spring. Please join us if you can, all welcome, equipment provided. Meet at 10am in The Cross Hands car park. Thanks to all who came along ...

Autumn Clear Up

Autumn Clear up will be on Sat 8th October. Meet at the Parade at 10.00am. Equipment will be provided but wear strong shoes or boots. Refreshments will be arranged for afterwards. Venue to be conf...

Autumn Clear Up

Autumn Clear up will be on Sat 8th October. Meet at the Parade at 10.00am. Equipment will be provided but wear strong shoes or boots. Refreshments will be arranged for afterwards. Venue to be conf...

Alveston Show

Volunteers needed to litter pick the Jubilee/Lime Kiln Fields and collect the litter bags after the Show. Meet at 5pm outside the Youth Centre. Last year there was only a small amount of litter so ...

Alveston Show

Volunteers needed to litter pick the Jubilee/Lime Kiln Fields and collect the litter bags after the Show. Meet at 5pm outside the Youth Centre. Last year there was only a small amount of litter so ...

'Village of the Year' Tidy up

Meet at The Cross Hands Pub at 10am. Equipment provided. Lots of new equipment for youngsters to test out so please encourage all ages to join in. Hopefully the sun will be shining so we can enjoy ...

'Village of the Year' Tidy up

Meet at The Cross Hands Pub at 10am. Equipment provided. Lots of new equipment for youngsters to test out so please encourage all ages to join in. Hopefully the sun will be shining so we can enjoy ...

Big Spring Clean (Well almost)

Meet at 10 am Sat 12th March at Alveston Parade. Meet back for coffee afterwards at The Alveston House Hotel, around 11.30 am to 12.00 What a tremendous effort ! We had such a big team that we man...

Big Spring Clean (Well almost)

Meet at 10 am Sat 12th March at Alveston Parade. Meet back for coffee afterwards at The Alveston House Hotel, around 11.30 am to 12.00 What a tremendous effort ! We had such a big team that we man...

Autumn Litter Pick

Meet at The Cross Hands Pub car park, 10am. We will go off from here, returning for refreshments after. We had a good morning in that a total of 18 volunteers turned out and gathered up 12 bin bags o...

Autumn Litter Pick

Meet at The Cross Hands Pub car park, 10am. We will go off from here, returning for refreshments after. We had a good morning in that a total of 18 volunteers turned out and gathered up 12 bin bags o...

An evening with the Cubs

One evening in September we shall be joining the local Cub Scouts for a chat about the anti-social behaviour of littering followed by a litter pick around the village. As part of their 'Community Chal...

An evening with the Cubs

One evening in September we shall be joining the local Cub Scouts for a chat about the anti-social behaviour of littering followed by a litter pick around the village. As part of their 'Community Chal...

Alveston Parish Community Show

Alveston Litter Busters will be having a presence at the local village show with a display of what we are about and to welcome anyone interested in joining in our activities. We shall also be helping...

Alveston Parish Community Show

Alveston Litter Busters will be having a presence at the local village show with a display of what we are about and to welcome anyone interested in joining in our activities. We shall also be helping...

'Village of the Year' Tidy up

Spread the word to help tidy up Alveston and surroundings in readiness for the 'Village of the Year' 2010 judging, mid June. To join in the communal Litter pick please meet at 10am at The Parade. Co...

'Village of the Year' Tidy up

Spread the word to help tidy up Alveston and surroundings in readiness for the 'Village of the Year' 2010 judging, mid June. To join in the communal Litter pick please meet at 10am at The Parade. Co...

Alveston Spring Clean 2010

Yes it's that time of year when we clear up our gardens to make way for the new growth of Spring. The hedgerows are being cut back, but 'Oh Dear' - what a mass of unsightly litter! South Gloucesters...

Alveston Spring Clean 2010

Yes it's that time of year when we clear up our gardens to make way for the new growth of Spring. The hedgerows are being cut back, but 'Oh Dear' - what a mass of unsightly litter! South Gloucesters...

Brownies Litter pick

The Brownies are having their own litter pick. Litter Busters are really happy to help out, starting with a short talk before hitting the litter. The recent Alveston Brownie litter pick has been de...

Brownies Litter pick

The Brownies are having their own litter pick. Litter Busters are really happy to help out, starting with a short talk before hitting the litter. The recent Alveston Brownie litter pick has been de...

Autumn Litter Pick

Leaves are falling and litter's gathering. Meet at The Parade at 2pm. Come armed with suggestions for picking, where are the litter hotspots. Equipment provided. Warm up with tea and biscuits after...

Autumn Litter Pick

Leaves are falling and litter's gathering. Meet at The Parade at 2pm. Come armed with suggestions for picking, where are the litter hotspots. Equipment provided. Warm up with tea and biscuits after...

Cub scout Evening

Talking about litter with the Cub Scouts and joining them on an activity. The event has been postponed until lighter evenings in the Spring.

Cub scout Evening

Talking about litter with the Cub Scouts and joining them on an activity. The event has been postponed until lighter evenings in the Spring.

Calor Village of the Year Competition

The newly formed Alveston Community Forum has entered Alveston for the Calor Village of the Year Competition. A major part of this is tidyness so Litter Buster volunteers are needed. If you can spar...

Calor Village of the Year Competition

The newly formed Alveston Community Forum has entered Alveston for the Calor Village of the Year Competition. A major part of this is tidyness so Litter Buster volunteers are needed. If you can spar...

Alveston Fun Run

The Alveston Scout Fun Run continues to be a great village event. Litter picking whilst running was a bit of a challenge but great publicity. It was good to see that very little litter was evident ...

Alveston Fun Run

The Alveston Scout Fun Run continues to be a great village event. Litter picking whilst running was a bit of a challenge but great publicity. It was good to see that very little litter was evident ...

Alveston Big Spring Clean-up

We had a very successful litterpick with eleven volunteers collecting nineteen bin bags of litter, four wheel hub caps, a car bumper and 'distressed' traffic cone.  Again the weather was good ...

Alveston Big Spring Clean-up

We had a very successful litterpick with eleven volunteers collecting nineteen bin bags of litter, four wheel hub caps, a car bumper and 'distressed' traffic cone.  Again the weather was good ...

Big Litter Pick

 Big Litter Pick around Alveston locality.  Meet at 10 am.  Litter Pick will be followed by an optional 'Bring and Share' lunch and meeting update.

Please contact group organi...

Big Litter Pick

 Big Litter Pick around Alveston locality.  Meet at 10 am.  Litter Pick will be followed by an optional 'Bring and Share' lunch and meeting update.

Please contact group organi...

Nearby Groups

These groups are near to you in case you want to contact them for advice, to offer them support or, for example, to share equipment with them.

CLEAR Buckhaven
Community-led Environmental Action for Regeneration is a voluntary group established in 2007. As residents of a neglected urban regeneration area, we aim to improve the local environment and to help build pride in our local community. CLEAR works to improve the appearance and character of the Buckhaven & Denbeath area through a range of actions which include: • Litter clearing + recycling: improving greenspaces around town, organising both special and ongoing cleanups + recycling collected waste. • Planting: making public open space more attractive by planting flower bulbs, shrubs and trees in parks, shoreline, roadside verges, coastal path and other locations. Smallscale landscaping - installing railings, painting, wall murals, and similar especially focused on neglected or rundown spots • Advocacy, lobbying: Influence policies and practices of key actors such as political representatives, Fife Council, other agencies to combat misuse of public space, encourage investment and improvements in services, tackling eyesores. • Others: CLEAR works with others especially Kinetic/YMCA youth project, Community Wardens, other Fife Council departments. We also started some local public talks to help build community awareness
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DORSET DEVILS
Dorset Devils are a group of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole residents who volunteer their free time to clear litter from where they live as well as nearby parks and our beautiful beaches. We each look after our own patch and hope to encourage others to manage their own litter. We are 490+ in number and still growing. We want Dorset to be as litter free as possible but that means everyone needs to play their part for this to happen. Fresh air, gentle exercise guaranteed and some equipment available. Do as much or as little picking as you like and choose the time and place suitable for you, eIther on your own, with someone else or with the Dorset Devils. View this site for details of upcoming events. You are welcome to join us and then you can look after your own patch, whenever it suits you. Always your choice where, when and how long. Help make a difference where you live, play and relax. Bournemouth Borough Council and Bournemouth University fully support our efforts. We support environmental organisations including Marine Conservation Society and Surfer Against Sewage and we are part of Litter Free Dorset. We are active within the community and get involved in a variety of community initiatives including activities with primary school children and scout packs. We are more than just litter pickers as we hope to raise awareness and engage, wherever possible. Follow us on DD Facebook, Twitter and interact through our website. dorsetdevils.org N.B. Past DD events:- View photos via the group photo album
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7 years
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Sandbach Clean Team
The group now has over 100 members. It organises monthly litter picks, and members also litter pick in their own local areas.

An important part of our work is with young people. We have met with Junior schools, Brownies and Cubs, and talked about the reduction of litter and recycling.

We liaise with other environmental groups in the area, particularly those with similar aims to ours and we work closely with the local Borough Council.

We have a website:- www.sandbach-cleanteam.co.uk

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16 years
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Huntsham
Huntsham is a tiny village in mid Devon. For the last four years, Huntsham Society members and our local community (farmers and all) have joined forces twice a year to clean up all the many the lanes for a distance of 2-3 miles from the village; once in April before the verges are hidden in new growth, and once in October when the vegetation has died down and the litter can be seen. This April we had a turnout of over 100 helpers, including many children. We have recently combined our efforts with Mid Devon County Councils campaign to help keep Devon clean and green, also twice a year. It would be fantastic if neighbouring parishes could take up the challenge of keeping the lanes clear of litter.
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13 years
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Stanley Wombles
Feel free to join me in picking up litter from time to time. Cleaning up the countryside one bag at a time.
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3 years
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The picker uppers
Starting from a group of two, and hoping to grow, the mantra is 'if it's being dropped, then it needs picking up' ...we are going to fulfil this task, and hope this encourages less dropping, and more picking! If you see rubbish, don't tell us, pick it up yourself!
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7 years
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Forres Community Clean Up
I have set up this group as I have been cleaning the burn near the Mosset Tavern since early 2011. The river fills up with plastic, glass and an assortment of garbage on a regular occasion. I am barely making any in roads into keeping the river clean and so I thought it would be great to have other community member join in to help. Together we can make the river a great place for the enjoyment of the community. In 2016, we merged our group with Forres Community Clean Up, a local group that cleans the streets and public places in Forres. Joe Pirnie is the co-ordinator of this group
464
9 years
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Love Hever
A Parish Council initiative to reduce litter from our roadside verges and to keep this area beautiful and special
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51 years
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Collie Collections
Currently most of the work is done by my Border Collie who collects crisp and other wrappers and plastic bottles. She then finds the nearest waste bin and puts the litter in it. She has been doing this for the past 5 years.
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10 years
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Donny Pickerbugs
People fed up of seeing litter in our parks and streets in Doncaster and meeting as a group to do our bit. #itsnotourrubbishbutitsourplanet
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1 years
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