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

Mount Pleasant Pickers

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Formed to bring together those who are working to keep Mount Pleasant tidy. We hope to meet on a regular basis to target problem areas, whilst maintaining individual efforts to keep small areas tidy.

Mount Pleasant Pickers
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Bags collected so far

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Members

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Years

2

Total number of events

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past Events

James Steel Park Pick

Meet in the car park by the fishing lake at 2.30pm Thanks to those who picked today. Lake area was pleasantly clean so wandered along the river to the west and up the path we previously picked. Still ...

First Group Pick

Our first group pick is on Sunday 15th May. Meet 2.30pm between St.Steven' Close and West Bridge Street. We are aiming to clear the path which runs from this area under the highway, and alongside the ...

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