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

Fishponds Clean Streets

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29th February was another wintry Saturday, but minus a storm this time! 4 of us braved it on the streets of Fishponds and between us collected 6 sacks of rubbish and 4 of recyclables. Well done and thanks! Owing to the Government-imposed restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic we are not currently planning any litter picks. However, when restrictions have been lifted we will resume publicising planned events HERE. PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON THIS WEBPAGE FOR UPDATES. You can e-mail us at: CleanerFishponds@gmail.com. We meet for about an hour and a half approximately monthly, unless the weather prevents us, and pick up litter and recyclables from different parts of Fishponds. We have plenty of litter pickers and a number hi-viz vests. Thanks to Bristol Waste Company who now supply us with waste sacks and others for recycling so you just need to turn up :-) Thinking of getting involved? E-mail: CleanerFishponds@gmail.com for more information. Louise, Pete, Carol & Stuart

Fishponds Clean Streets
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Fishponds Litter Pick early August

Litter Pick Saturday 1st August. After a 5-month enforced break owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, 4 of us carried out a fairly spontaneous litter pick on Saturday 1st August. It was satisfying to see a...

Fishponds Litter Pick early August

Litter Pick Saturday 1st August. After a 5-month enforced break owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, 4 of us carried out a fairly spontaneous litter pick on Saturday 1st August. It was satisfying to see a...

Fishponds Litter Pick - February

Special leap year litter pick!! Meet at the Fish on its Nose sculpture, 11am on SATURDAY 29th FEBRUARY. 29th February was another wintry Saturday, but minus a storm this time! 4 of us braved it on th...

Fishponds Litter Pick - February

Special leap year litter pick!! Meet at the Fish on its Nose sculpture, 11am on SATURDAY 29th FEBRUARY. 29th February was another wintry Saturday, but minus a storm this time! 4 of us braved it on th...

Fishponds Litter Pick - January 2020

Fishponds litter pick SATURDAY 11th JANUARY meeting at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track at 11am. Whether or not it had to do with being the post festive period, who can say? But betw...

Fishponds Litter Pick - January 2020

Fishponds litter pick SATURDAY 11th JANUARY meeting at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track at 11am. Whether or not it had to do with being the post festive period, who can say? But betw...

Fishponds Litter Pick November

Now that many of the trees and bushes are bare at our most recent litter pick on 30th November, with only 6 of us we managed to fill 5 sacks of rubbish and a further 5 of recyclables. This was all co...

Fishponds Litter Pick November

Now that many of the trees and bushes are bare at our most recent litter pick on 30th November, with only 6 of us we managed to fill 5 sacks of rubbish and a further 5 of recyclables. This was all co...

Fishponds Litter Pick October

SATURDAY 12th OCTOBER, meeting outside Robinson House (the library) at 11am. Hi-viz vests, sacks & litter pickers provided. Happily the rain held off yesterday so we were able to go ahead with our re...

Fishponds Litter Pick October

SATURDAY 12th OCTOBER, meeting outside Robinson House (the library) at 11am. Hi-viz vests, sacks & litter pickers provided. Happily the rain held off yesterday so we were able to go ahead with our re...

CANCELLED Fishponds Litter Pick September

Unfortunately we had to CANCEL our Fishponds litter pick on SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER owing to the weather. We will publicise details of the next one on this webpage soon.

CANCELLED Fishponds Litter Pick September

Unfortunately we had to CANCEL our Fishponds litter pick on SATURDAY 28th SEPTEMBER owing to the weather. We will publicise details of the next one on this webpage soon.

Fishponds Litter Pick - July

Meet at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the Bristol to Bath cycle track at 11am. With 8 of us on the case, we had a good litter pick on Saturday, collecting 5 bags of recycling and 7 of rubbish. Tha...

Fishponds Litter Pick - July

Meet at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the Bristol to Bath cycle track at 11am. With 8 of us on the case, we had a good litter pick on Saturday, collecting 5 bags of recycling and 7 of rubbish. Tha...

Fishponds Litter Pick - June

We are meeting on Saturday, 29th June at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track at 11am. As usual we'll bring along Hi-viz vests, litter pickers and sacks for both recyclables and waste. ...

Fishponds Litter Pick - June

We are meeting on Saturday, 29th June at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track at 11am. As usual we'll bring along Hi-viz vests, litter pickers and sacks for both recyclables and waste. ...

Fishponds Litter Pick May

Our next FISHPONDS litter pick is Saturday, 25th May, meeting at 11am at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track. Phew! What a scorcher for the time of year! Many thanks to those who help...

Fishponds Litter Pick May

Our next FISHPONDS litter pick is Saturday, 25th May, meeting at 11am at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track. Phew! What a scorcher for the time of year! Many thanks to those who help...

Fishponds Litter Pick March

The next litter pick will be on Saturday 30th March, when we are meeting 11am at Straits Parade near the bus stop. Many thanks to those who helped out at this litter pick - we were 8 in all and collec...

Fishponds Litter Pick March

The next litter pick will be on Saturday 30th March, when we are meeting 11am at Straits Parade near the bus stop. Many thanks to those who helped out at this litter pick - we were 8 in all and collec...

Fishponds Litter Pick Early March

With February being such a short month we have moved the next litter pick to 2nd March and will probably also meet at the end of March (30th) but will confirm that nearer the time. Meeting at the Fis...

Fishponds Litter Pick Early March

With February being such a short month we have moved the next litter pick to 2nd March and will probably also meet at the end of March (30th) but will confirm that nearer the time. Meeting at the Fis...

Fishponds Litter Pick - January

Our next Fishponds Litter Pick will be on SATURDAY 26th JANUARY, meeting 11am at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track. A huge thanks to everyone who joined the January Fishponds Litter Pi...

Fishponds Litter Pick - January

Our next Fishponds Litter Pick will be on SATURDAY 26th JANUARY, meeting 11am at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track. A huge thanks to everyone who joined the January Fishponds Litter Pi...

Fishponds Litter Pick November

The next Litter Pick will be meeting 11am on Saturday 24th November, at Straits Parade near the bus stop, UNLESS IT IS RAINING HEAVILY! Hope to see you there :-) Many thanks to the 7 people who turne...

Fishponds Litter Pick November

The next Litter Pick will be meeting 11am on Saturday 24th November, at Straits Parade near the bus stop, UNLESS IT IS RAINING HEAVILY! Hope to see you there :-) Many thanks to the 7 people who turne...

Fishponds Litter Pick October

Unless it is raining hard, we will next be litter picking on SATURDAY 27th OCTOBER, meeting at 11am outside Robinson House, where the library is now located and we'd be delighted to see you there! Sat...

Fishponds Litter Pick October

Unless it is raining hard, we will next be litter picking on SATURDAY 27th OCTOBER, meeting at 11am outside Robinson House, where the library is now located and we'd be delighted to see you there! Sat...

Fishponds Litter Pick September

This event will feed into the CPRE's Green Clean which is taking place throughout the month of September. MEETING 11am AT THE FISH ON ITS NOSE SCULPTURE ON THE CYCLE TRACK. We had warm sunshine for to...

Fishponds Litter Pick September

This event will feed into the CPRE's Green Clean which is taking place throughout the month of September. MEETING 11am AT THE FISH ON ITS NOSE SCULPTURE ON THE CYCLE TRACK. We had warm sunshine for to...

Fishponds Litter Pick August

The next litter pick will be on Saturday 25th August meeting at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track, 11am. We know it's the bank holiday week-end, but if anyone's around and available w...

Fishponds Litter Pick August

The next litter pick will be on Saturday 25th August meeting at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track, 11am. We know it's the bank holiday week-end, but if anyone's around and available w...

Fishponds Litter Pick July

The next Litter Pick will be on SATURDAY 28th JULY, meeting at 11am at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track. Thank you to the 6 people who came and litter picked! 12 bags were filled in ...

Fishponds Litter Pick July

The next Litter Pick will be on SATURDAY 28th JULY, meeting at 11am at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track. Thank you to the 6 people who came and litter picked! 12 bags were filled in ...

Fishponds Litter Pick Late June

The next litter pick will be on Saturday 30th June, meeting as usual 11am, this time outside the old library building on Fishponds Road. Looking forward to seeing you there! For saying what hot weath...

Fishponds Litter Pick Late June

The next litter pick will be on Saturday 30th June, meeting as usual 11am, this time outside the old library building on Fishponds Road. Looking forward to seeing you there! For saying what hot weath...

Fishponds Litter Pick Early June

The group's next litter pick will be on Saturday 2nd June as several of the organisers are unavailable at the end of May. We have not yet fixed where we will meet, so please keep an eye on this page ...

Fishponds Litter Pick Early June

The group's next litter pick will be on Saturday 2nd June as several of the organisers are unavailable at the end of May. We have not yet fixed where we will meet, so please keep an eye on this page ...

Fishponds Litter Pick April

The next Litter Pick will be on Saturday 28th April, meeting at 11am at the 'Fish on its Nose' sculpture on the cycle track near Morrisons filling station. We had a fantastic turnout of 10 people and ...

Fishponds Litter Pick April

The next Litter Pick will be on Saturday 28th April, meeting at 11am at the 'Fish on its Nose' sculpture on the cycle track near Morrisons filling station. We had a fantastic turnout of 10 people and ...

Fishponds Litter Pick March

Next Litterpick on Saturday 24th March 11am-12.30pm Meeting at Robinson Building (now Library) moving along Parnall Road to Lodge Causeway and some surrounding streets. Unfortunately if weather is ve...

Litter Pick

Next Litter Pick Sat 24th March 11am -12.30pm meeting at Fishponds Library Hockeys Lane, BS16 3HL On 24th March we were only 6 in number, but we still managed to fill a staggering 8 bags as usual with...

Fishponds Litter Pick March

Next Litterpick on Saturday 24th March 11am-12.30pm Meeting at Robinson Building (now Library) moving along Parnall Road to Lodge Causeway and some surrounding streets. Unfortunately if weather is ve...

Litter Pick

Next Litter Pick Sat 24th March 11am -12.30pm meeting at Fishponds Library Hockeys Lane, BS16 3HL On 24th March we were only 6 in number, but we still managed to fill a staggering 8 bags as usual with...

Great Bristol Spring Clean

The next Litter Pick will be 11am on Saturday 3rd March to coincide with the Great Bristol Spring Clean taking place from 2nd - 11th March 2018. Meet by Robinson House (where the library is now) and ...

Great Bristol Spring Clean

The next Litter Pick will be 11am on Saturday 3rd March to coincide with the Great Bristol Spring Clean taking place from 2nd - 11th March 2018. Meet by Robinson House (where the library is now) and ...

Fishponds Litter Pick January 2018

Meet at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track 11am. For January's Litter Pick an impessive 12 of us met at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track where we concentrated our effor...

Fishponds Litter Pick January 2018

Meet at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track 11am. For January's Litter Pick an impessive 12 of us met at the Fish on its Nose sculpture on the cycle track where we concentrated our effor...

Fishponds Litter Pick December

Please join us if you can for the next litter pick on Saturday 2nd December. Unless it's raining hard we'll meet 11am at Straits Parade near the Co-op. Hi-viz jackets & pickers provided. Festive hats...

Fishponds Litter Pick December

Please join us if you can for the next litter pick on Saturday 2nd December. Unless it's raining hard we'll meet 11am at Straits Parade near the Co-op. Hi-viz jackets & pickers provided. Festive hats...

Fishponds Litter Pick November

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE BELOW!! Meet Straits Parade at 11am Sat 4th November Some equipment provided: Gloves, Litter pickers, Black bags. We look forward to seeing you! Thanks to all who were able to ...

Fishponds Litter Pick November

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE BELOW!! Meet Straits Parade at 11am Sat 4th November Some equipment provided: Gloves, Litter pickers, Black bags. We look forward to seeing you! Thanks to all who were able to ...

Fishponds Litter Pick Sept

Meet Straits Parade at 11am Some equipment provided. Gloves, Litter pickers, Black bags. We look forward to seeing you ! A good turnout of 7 and we welcomed 2 new members today! We had about 10 bags...

Fishponds Litter Pick Sept

Meet Straits Parade at 11am Some equipment provided. Gloves, Litter pickers, Black bags. We look forward to seeing you ! A good turnout of 7 and we welcomed 2 new members today! We had about 10 bags...

Fishponds Litter Pick July

Meeting acroos the road from the Co-op on Straits Parade, Fishponds at 11.00 for our next monthly litter pick. Paul and Cath have now passed on the equipment to Stuart and Carol Sole and Louise Wear...

Fishponds Litter Pick July

Meeting acroos the road from the Co-op on Straits Parade, Fishponds at 11.00 for our next monthly litter pick. Paul and Cath have now passed on the equipment to Stuart and Carol Sole and Louise Wear...

Fishponds Litter Pick

Fishponds Litter Pick

Fishponds Litter Pick March

The next litter pick will be 11am on Saturday 25th March (day before Mothers’ Day). As before, meet in Straits Parade near the Co-op. This will also be the finishing point for dropping off the ...

Fishponds Litter Pick March

The next litter pick will be 11am on Saturday 25th March (day before Mothers’ Day). As before, meet in Straits Parade near the Co-op. This will also be the finishing point for dropping off the ...

November 2016 litter pick

Starting from Straits Parade at 11am on Sunday 20th November. ... Weather permitting. As of one week before, the forecast looks okay for the Sunday, but sign up to stay informed of any late changes. ...

November 2016 litter pick

Starting from Straits Parade at 11am on Sunday 20th November. ... Weather permitting. As of one week before, the forecast looks okay for the Sunday, but sign up to stay informed of any late changes. ...

Litter Pick October

11am Straits Parade Thanks to Louise, Stewart, David, Geoff and Matt for joining me (Paul) today. Between us we cleared Straits Parade, a stretch of Vassals Road, Beechwood Road, Beechwood car park, C...

Litter Pick October

11am Straits Parade Thanks to Louise, Stewart, David, Geoff and Matt for joining me (Paul) today. Between us we cleared Straits Parade, a stretch of Vassals Road, Beechwood Road, Beechwood car park, C...

Litter Pick September

11am on Sunday 25th September We'll meet on Straits Parade near the co-op. As usual, we'll start by clearing litter there and decide where to focus on. If there's a litter troublespot or somewhere th...

Litter Pick September

11am on Sunday 25th September We'll meet on Straits Parade near the co-op. As usual, we'll start by clearing litter there and decide where to focus on. If there's a litter troublespot or somewhere th...

Litter pick

11am meet opposite coop on Straits Parade Thanks to everyone who joined in. Between the six of us, we collected 9 bags, including 1 bag of recycling which Alex kindly dealt with.

Litter pick

11am meet opposite coop on Straits Parade Thanks to everyone who joined in. Between the six of us, we collected 9 bags, including 1 bag of recycling which Alex kindly dealt with.

Fourth litter pick

Saturday 30th July at 11am. We'll meet on Straits Parade near the coop. We're working on Straits Parade, Fishponds Rd and Roads nearby. We have litter pickers, gloves and hi viz jackets, we'll bring...

Fourth litter pick

Saturday 30th July at 11am. We'll meet on Straits Parade near the coop. We're working on Straits Parade, Fishponds Rd and Roads nearby. We have litter pickers, gloves and hi viz jackets, we'll bring...

Litter pick

11am meet at Straits Parade for a community litter pick around Straits Parade, Fishponds Road and other local roads. We have litter picker sticks, gloves, hi viz and bags, you just need to bring yours...

Litter pick

11am meet at Straits Parade for a community litter pick around Straits Parade, Fishponds Road and other local roads. We have litter picker sticks, gloves, hi viz and bags, you just need to bring yours...

Second Litter pick

10:30am - meet by the picnic benches on the cycle track opposite the Morrisons Carpark (by New Station Way). 2 of us did a 2h blitz in the sunshine from the cycle track through to and including Strait...

Second Litter pick

10:30am - meet by the picnic benches on the cycle track opposite the Morrisons Carpark (by New Station Way). 2 of us did a 2h blitz in the sunshine from the cycle track through to and including Strait...

Litter pick

Meet at Straits Parade, by the Incredible Edible Fishponds growing plots (opposite coop) at 2pm- I have litter picker sticks, gloves, bags and hi viz waste coats. Thanks to everyone for coming to the ...

Litter pick

Meet at Straits Parade, by the Incredible Edible Fishponds growing plots (opposite coop) at 2pm- I have litter picker sticks, gloves, bags and hi viz waste coats. Thanks to everyone for coming to the ...

Litter Pick

Please join us if you can for the next litter pick on Saturday 2nd December. Meeting 11am at Straits Parade near the Co-op. Hi-viz jackets & pickers provided. Festive hats optional!!

Litter Pick

Please join us if you can for the next litter pick on Saturday 2nd December. Meeting 11am at Straits Parade near the Co-op. Hi-viz jackets & pickers provided. Festive hats optional!!

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