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North Rode is a small spread out rural community, where a few passing motorists love to drive through and leave momentos of their night out, mainly empty cans of carling black label, take away cartons and fag packets. We also clean and keep clear road signs if needed. Letâ€™s keep this beautiful village clean and green!
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An early morning forage along the verges and in the hedgerows filled 2 bags within 200m of the crossroads. A couple of roads signs also made more visible by clipping back hedge shoots
An early morning clear up of crash debris on the A54 at Ethells Green before traffic picked up with Brenda, Jenny and Steve. Also took the oporttunity to tidy up the road sign for Church Lane - 2 bags...
Bank Lane, Church Lane, around Ethel's Green and a little bit of A54 by Huw
Winnie & Sue tackle the A54 with a 2 bag bounty!
The litter tossers have been out again! including 3 bags of soil and grass in black bags - no need for that!
Now the takeaways are all open, here we go again! 3 bags on a full circuit of the village
Informal socially distanced litter pick from A54 Junction at Ethels Green, along Church Lane, Bank Lane, Bramhall Hill, Pexall Road, Shellow Lane and Back though the Park. 3 full bags, mainly from Eth...
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.
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
Here at CleanupUK, we want to help you to take LitterAction! Wherever you live in the UK, forming your own community litter-picking group will help to keep your community safer, more friendly and free of litter. It’s lots of fun too. Why not muck in and join us?