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

Village Action Litter Busters

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We are part of the Frampton Cotterell and Coalpit Heath Village Action initiative. We aim to co-ordinate the efforts of local people in promoting awareness of the problem of litter; improving attitudes; and taking part in monthly organised litter picking, with the aim of keeping our villages pleasant and pretty. We know that many residents look after the roadsides and paths adjacent to their own homes and wish to encourage this. Some of our members carry chalk to mark dog fouling on pavements, to help people avoid stepping in it and to tell irresponsible dog owners that they should be clearing up after their pet. Litter picking can be very rewarding, and is an opportunity to get out and make new contacts in the village. Please get in touch if you can help in any way, however small. Please email us if there is any particular area in the village over which you have concerns about litter. In 2012 Nisa - Village Roots in Woodend Road gave us some funds and we have bought some hi-viz vests with 'Volunteer - Village Action Litter Busters' printed on them. We are grateful for their continuing support. South Glos Council support us with sacks, picker sticks and bag hoops. See Upcoming Events for dates and meeting points for monthly litter picks. Please see our gallery below for some pictures of our members, including two younger litter busters!

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Gingerbread man

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Gingerbread Man 10-12noon 9 of us joined the gathering today and one (Jean B) did her own thing. Jean F, Dave B, Tom, Andrew, Sue and Tony and Bob and Jen cleared Church Rd, Lower Stone, Upper Stone,...

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Gingerbread Man 10-12noon 9 of us joined the gathering today and one (Jean B) did her own thing. Jean F, Dave B, Tom, Andrew, Sue and Tony and Bob and Jen cleared Church Rd, Lower Stone, Upper Stone,...

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Heather Ave Cancelled due to lockdown

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Gingerbread man Cancelled due to lockdown

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Heather Ave Cancelled due to lockdown

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Gingerbread Man cafe . 9 of us today - Andrew, Dave B, Tony and Sue, Grev B and Pat D, Sheila, Jean F, Jean B. Cleared Church Rd, Beesmoor, Loewer Stone, Upper Stone, Woodend, Lower Chapel Lane, Bel...

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Heather Ave Heather Ave - 8 pickers today - Andrew, Jean F, Jean B, Bob J, Sue and Tony W, Tom and Sheila

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Heather Ave 8 pickers today - Sheila and Tom; Jean B; Bob and Jean F, Sue and Tony W and Andrew. Cold but dry - we picked the usual roads. 8 sacks of litter and some discarded painting equipment thr...

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Meet 10.00am Gingerbread man

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Meet 10.00am Heather Ave The weather held and we had a group of 11 who collected 12 sackful of street litter. Thanks to Jean B, Jean F, Sue and Tony, Bob and Jen, Jen D, Tom and Carol, Dave and Andrew...

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Meet 10.00am Gingerbread man

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Meet 10.00 am Heather Ave

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Meet 10.00 am Heather Ave

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Meet 10.00am Gingerbread man

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Meet 10.00am Heather Ave A good turn out in lovely weather - Bob and Jen; Sue and Tony; Brenda and John; Jean F, Jean B, Liz, Dave, Grev,Tom and Andrew met at Heather Ave and filled 15+ sacks. Thanks...

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10.00am Meet Gingerbread man We had a record turn outing the lovely sunshine today. Andrew, Sheila, Jen, Jen and Bob, Sue and Tony, Tom, Sue, Dave, Greg, Jean and Eleanor cleared the 'top' half of th...

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Meet Heather Ave 10.00am Andrew, Tom, Sue and Tony W; Jen, Sheila, Sue and Bob J, Jean F and Grev met on a frosty morning and collected at least 13 sackfuls of street litter. Plus an extra bag from th...

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Gingerbread man 10am

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Heather Ave 10am Andrew, Tom, Dave B, Grev, Jean B, Jean F, Sue and Tony W, Jen D joined our session. About 12 sacks were filled in all. Litter picking isn't easy in the autumn light as leaves can lo...

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Gingerbread man 10am Jean F led this session. Thanks Jean!

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Heather Ave 10am

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Gingerbread man 10.00am

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Heather Ave 10am

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Meet Gingerbread man cafe 10.00

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Meet 10.00am Heather Ave Andrew, Jean B, Jean F, Tom, Sheila, Tony & Sue, and Jen cleared Park Road, Nightingale, Beesmoor, The Meads estate, Village Green, Vicarage Rd and Manor Close. A bright cold ...

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Meet 10.00am Gingerbread Man Andrew, Dave B, Jean F, Jean B., Bob & Jen J, John and Brenda L met and cleared the east side of the village. Good weather for it, if somewhat chilly at the start.

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Meet 10.00am Heather Ave

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Meet 10.00 am Gingerbread Man

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Meet 10.00am Heather Ave A relatively small gathering - and not as much litter around as on previous occasions. large items were, however, fished out of the Park Farm pond!

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Meet 10.00am Gingerbread Man The main session was cancelled due to poor weather. Several group members did their own thing on subsequent dry days.

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Meet 10.00am Heather Ave 8 of us met and cleared the usual routes around Heather Avenue - The Meads; Park farm; Nightingale Close, Bell Rd etc

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Meet 10.00am Gingerbread Man Andrew, Dave B, Jean F, Jean B. Bob & Jen J, John and Brenda L met and cleared the east side of the village. Good weather for it, if somewhat chilly at the start. Streets ...

Family Litter Pick

Meet at play area in park farm Village Green 10 am Sat 22 April. A local mum organised a large group of parents and children to assemble in Park Farm for an hour's litter picking around Park farm; The...

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Meet 10.00am Heather Ave

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Meet 10.00am Gingerbread Man Thanks to John and Brenda who picked their area on Monday, and to Jean B, Jean F, Dave B, Sue and Tony W, Bob and Jen J. there were 8 of us today, and we cleared Church Rd...

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Meet 10.00am Heather Avenue On a fine but frosty morning, 10 volunteers - Jean B; Jean F; Sheila; Sue and Tony W; Bob and Jen J; Tom; Jen and I cleared Heather Ave; Beesmoor Rd; Woodend Rd; Lower Chap...

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Cancelled - frost Cancelled due to frosty weather

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Monthly Litter Pick from Heather Avenue On a dry morning eight of us met - Sue and Tony; Bob and Jen J; Jen D and Jean B; Andrew and Jean F - we cleared Heather Ave; Beesmoor Rd; Woodend Rd; West Ridg...

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Meet 10am Heather Ave

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Meet 10am Heather Ave 8 of us met and cleared Park Farm, Park Lane, Nightingale Close, Beesmoor Rd, Woodend Rd, Bell Rd, Ridings Rd etc. 8 sacks were collected.

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Meet 10am Gingerbread Man 6 of us met and cleared Church Rd, Woodend Rd and the other usual roads from here. 7 sacks were filled.

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Meet 10am Heather Ave 6 met and cleared the usual roads - 8 sacks.

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Meet 10.00am GingerBread Man cafe A good turn out today. Andrew, Tom, Sheila, Jen, Jen&Bob, Sue&Tony and Jean picked several main routes radiating out from Gingerbread Man coffee house. Weather was pe...

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10.00am Heather Avenue Dave, Tom, Jean, Jen, John, Brenda and Andrew met at Heather Ave and cleared the Park Farm Park, Park Lane, Park Row, Nightingale Close, Beesmmoor Rd, Lower Chapel Lane, Bell Rd...

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Regular pick starting at Gingerbread Man Two attended - Andrew and John. Some confusion over the date! Collected 3 sacks of litter.

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10 am Heather Ave. An excellent turnout - Andrew, Dave, Jean B, Jen and Bob, John and Barbara, Sue and Tony, Carol, Jen. Cleared the usual routes and filled approx. 10 sacks.

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Gingerbread Man Postponed to 28/1/16 due to bad weather. Small turnout but everyone do their own area when the weather improved.

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Meet 10am Heather Ave A good turnout - the Jen and Bob, Sue and Tony, Carol and Tom, Sheila, Jean B, Jean F, Jen and Andrew - cleared Park Farm and The Meads, Park Lane, Nightingale Close, Beesmoor Rd...

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Meet 10am Truly Scrumptious Owing to half term we only had three volunteers on the day. Sheila, John and Andrew cleared Church Rd, part of Badminton Rd and the lane which runs from the Badminton Arms...

Litter Busters monthly session

Meet 10am Heather Ave On a glorious morning eleven of us met at Heather Ave - Andrew, Birthday Boy Dave, Sheila, Brenda, Jen D, Jen & Bob, Sue& Tony and Carol and Tom. We collected about twelve sack...

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Meet 10am Truly Scrumptious Three of us were 'doing our own thing'this week so we were down to four this time - Bob, Brenda, Sheila and Andrew. We collected five sacks from Church Rd, Badminton and, W...

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Meet 10am Heather Ave Nine of us met today - Jean B, Brenda and John L, Sheila, Tom, Sue and Tony W, Dave , Jen and Andrew. We cleared 9 sacks of litter from Heather Ave, Nightingale Close, Park Lane...

Extra pick for FFF

Extra pick ahead of visit by Britain in Bloom Floral Friends of Frampton asked us to carry out a litter pick along the route to be visited tomorrow. Andrew, Dave B, John and Brenda L, Tom N. cleared ...

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Meet 10am Truly Scrumptious lovely weather for litter picking. Seven of us met today - Jean, Sheila, Brenda, Bob and Jen, Dave and Andrew. We cleared Church rd, Ryecroft, Lower Chapel Lane, Clyde Rd,...

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Meet 10am Heather Ave Quite a few people were away on holiday during half term week, but we still had 7 volunteers. Andrew, Sheila, Jean B, Jen & Bob, Dave and Tom met on a glorious sunny morning and...

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Meet 10am Truly Scrumptious Not one of our best turn-outs, but we had Jean, Sheila, Brenda, Tom, Andrew and David. Sadly we said farewell to Kate who is soon to emigrate to Australia to be closer to ...

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Meet 10am Heather Ave Another great turn out - Bob & Jen, Tony, Tom, Sheila and Kate, John and Brenda B, Jean and Andrew. We met in good weather at Heather Avenue and collected about 15 sackfuls altog...

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Meet 10am Truly Scrumptious Eleven of us met to-day - Jen, Tom, Bob & Jen, Sue & Tony, Jean, Sheila, Dave, Brenda and me - a great turn out. After a quick coffee we set out to clear a lot of winter l...

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Meet 10am Heather Avenue The weather was bad and the session was originally called off but the clouds lifted for an hour or two and a small number of hardy annuals collected 8 sacks. Jean, Andrew, Ton...

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Meet at Heather Avenue entrance to Park Farm Village Green at 10.00 am The main session was held on 27 Nov because of poor weather on 26th. A few people had braved the murky weather on Wednesday - Jea...

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Meet at Truly Scrumptious, Church Road, at 10.00 am Despite the damp weather we had a terrific turnout today! Fifteen people! Jen, Andrew, Dave B, Sheila, Jean, Kate, Bob and Jen, Sue and Tony, Brenda...

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Meet at Heather Avenue entrance to Park Farm Village Green at 10.00 am A fair turn out this time, and many roads around Park Farm; The Meads; Park Lane. Beesmoor Rd etc were cleared and about 10 sacks...

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Meet at Truly Scrumptious, Church Road, at 10.00 am We were seven in number today - 2 Jeans, Tony, Dave, Tom and Carol, and Andrew. After a hot chocolate at Truly Scrumptious we set off in all directi...

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Meet at Heather Avenue entrance to Park Farm Village Green at 10.00 am A lovely day for litter picking! 12 volunteers turned out to-day - Jen & Bob; Carol & Tom (new member!); Sue & Tony; Jean B, Jean...

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Meet at Truly Scrumptious, Church Road, at 10.00 am A lovely day for litter picking to-day. Several people were away but we had a good turn out of eight volunteers and cleared Church Rd, Badminton Rd,...

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Meet at Heather Avenue entrance to Park Farm Village Green at 10.00 am Session cancelled - rain all day!

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Meet at Truly Scrumptious, Church Road, at 10.00 am Well done everyone to-day! Another great turn out and good to have a chat at the cafe before we set off - Jean F, Jean B, Jen D., Sheila, Bob & Jen...

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Meet at Heather Ave entrance to Park Farm Village Green at 10.00 am We had a great session today. There were 11 of us - Jean B, Jean F, Sue and Tony W, Bob and Jen J, Kate, Sheila, Jen D. and Debbie ...

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Meet at Truly Scrumptious at 10.00 am - Big Spring Clean Please note FVW far too wet and slppery to litter pick so we will meet at Truly Scrumptious We had a very productive session today. Jen and Bob...

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Meet at Heather Avenue entrance to Park Farm Village Green at 10.00am A super turn out to-day. 11 of us gathered - Jen and Bob J; John; new member Dave B.; Sue and Tony W.; Jean; Sheila; Jean and Den ...

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Meet at Truly Scrumptious in Church Rd for coffee at 9.30am ready for 10.00am start Another excellent turnout, with Tony, Sue, Andrew, Sheila, Kate, Jean and Bob clearing the south and centre of the v...

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Meet at Heather Avenue entrance to Park Farm Village Green ready for 10.00am start After the rainy and windy weather it was nice to assemble on a lovely autumnal morning. There were seven of us - Jean...

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Meet at Truly Scrumptious in Church Rd for coffee at 9.30am ready for 10.00am start 7 sack loads were collected and other group members who couldn't make it did some litter picking around their own ho...

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Meet 9.30am Truly Scrumptious Church Rd A good turn out to-day despite several of our stalwarts being unavailable due to holidays and injuries. 10 of us gathered at Truly Scrumptious, including 2 mor...

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Meet 9.30am Truly Scrumptious Church Rd We had a turnout of 6 today - Mary, Alan, Jean, John, Kate and Andrew. We cleared Church Rd, part of Badminton Rd, Upper and Lower Stone Close, The Land, Woode...

Frampton Festival

Frampton Festival 20 July 2013 Several group members volunteered to support the Festival by clearing the centenary field of litter and dog mess on the morning of the festival. Others helped to tidy u...

Monthly Litter Pick -EVENING

Evening Litter Picking Session - meet at 6.30pm at Park Farm Village Green - entrance in Heather Avenue A lovely evening, attended by 2 x Jeans, Kate, Sheila, Harvey, Andrew and Gill. We cleared the ...

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Meet 9.30am Truly Scrumptious Church Rd This session was cancelled due to very wet weather.

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Meet 9.30am Truly Scrumptious Church Rd Better weather to-day, and 7 pickers met at Truly Scrumptious to get busy on our streets and verges. Bob & Jen; Sheila Kate and Jen; John and Barbara met up and...

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Meet 10.00 am Park Farm Village Green (entrance in Heather Avenue) We had 11 volunteers to-day including Sophie - a youngster who kindly lent a hand! Bob & Jen; Kate; Sheila; Jen; Mary; Jean and Sop...

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Meet 9.30am Truly Scrumptious Church Rd 4 of our group were unavailable to-day but cleared their patches and other areas over the previous few days. Thanks to them! We were 5 in number today- Jean F; ...

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Meet 9.30am Truly Scrumptious Church Rd We managed to collect 15 sackfulls this morning. Thanks to the Littletons; the Jenkins; Sheila; Jen and Jean ! The conditions weren't great but the rain held o...

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Monthly Litter Pick - meet at 10.00 am in car park at Brockeridge Centre Great effort to-day in the icy winds! 12 people turned up - Jen; Jean & Den B. ; Bob & Jen J.; Sheila; Sue & Tony W; Brenda; A...

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Monthly Litter Pick - Meet at 10.00am at Park Farm Village Green - Heather Ave entrance to Village Green The rain stayed away and we had a very good session although it was decidedly soggy underfoot. ...

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Monthly Litter Pick - Meet for coffee at 9.30 am at Truly Scrumptious - Church Rd - litter pick will start at 10.00am Thanks to everyone for a great turn-out - eleven of us - Kaye + Phil; Jen + Jean; ...

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Monthly Litter Pick - meet at 10.00am St Peters Church - meet in small car parking space in front of church This session was cancelled because of the very wet weather over the preious two days.

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Monthly Litter Pick - Meet at 10.00am Brockeridge Centre Car Park A very hot day - 6 of us including a new recruit cleared Church Rd; Woodend; Badminton Rd; Causeway; Lower Chapel Lane; Park Farm Gree...

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Monthly Litter Pick - Meet 10.00am Park Farm Village Green - meet at Heather Avenue entrance to Village Green With turn-out affected by the holiday session, we (Andrew; Jen; Kate; Phil) dodged the sho...

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Monthly Litter Pick - meet at 9.30 am for a coffee at Truly Scrumptious - Church Rd - litter pick starts at 10.00am A lovely day for a litter pick - warm and sunny. We had a few members away and doi...

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Monthly Litter Pick - Meet for a coffee at Truly Scrumptious at 9.30 before starting at 10.00 am St Peters Church (meet in parking area in front of Church) 6 of us met for a coffee and a chat about li...

Frome special

Litter Pick - Meet 10.00am Brockeridge or Bridge House Rectory Rd - we will be doing some litter clearance along the Frome between St Peters and Bridge House. Volunteers who wish to go direct to Br...

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Monthly Litter Pick - meet at 10.00am at Park Farm Village Green An interesting gathering to-day. We took delivery of some splendid Hi-Viz vests with 'VOLUNTEER - Village Action Litter Busters - Spon...

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Monthly Litter Pick - meet for a coffee at 9.30 at Truly Scrumptious, Church Rd. Alison and Cath from Street Care, South Glos Council wish to met us. Litter pick starts at 10.00am We had an excelle...

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10.00 a.m. Meet at St Peters Church. A lovely Autumnal day for a litter pick. A good turn out - 5 - covered a lot of ground and collected about 7 sacks worth of litter from Church Rd, Badminton Rd, ...

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10.00 a.m. Meet at Brockeridge Centre car park, Woodend Road. We had a small turn-out but succeeded in clearing two routes - Lower Stone Close > Church Rd > Wayleaze > Main View Church lane > Manor...

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10 a.m. Meet at Park Farm Village Green (Heather Avernue entrance to park) A slightly smaller gathering in the glorious sunshine. The village is looking very good. We cleared the Park Farm Green; Bees...

Big Tidy Up day

We want the village to look tidy and smart. With your help we can do it! We are planning some litter picking sessions for Monday August 15th 2011. We will meet at 10am at Brockeridge Centre, and c...

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The Poppy Litter Group
This group is looking for new people it has been named after my Dog Poppy. To be a member al you have to do is pick up at least one piece of street litter a week. I collect litter near to my house and surrounding area and small conservation area. I have picked up over 900 carrier bags worth of litter in 3 years. I have been on TV and in local press and want a national campaign by the government on tv and in the press. We need to educate all about the pointless littering we see daily. I love to get a celebrity to help promote KEEP BRITAIN TIDY if you know anyone please please help me get in touch About me In 2004 I fractured my spine in three places and suffer daily with server back pain. I was ill health retired and told to take life easy but damned if I will. These people that drop litter make me so angry and I will protect the wildlife that live near me and keep their area FREE of litter and broken glass.
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Bellingdon & Asheridge
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Maidenhead & Windsor Greenstreets
Maidenhead & Windsor Greenstreets is a small but growing group of people from around the Royal Borough who care about our natural surroundings. Sadly, like most areas in Britain, our borough is increasingly blighted by litter - it is a lovely part of the country, and lets try to keep it that way. So dont look the other way, join us today and start to make a difference. Even a few minutes a day can make a big difference. Volunteers are encouraged to pick up a bag a day and litter picking events are organised for areas that need special help!
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TAT
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Weston Litter Group
Weston Litter Group was set up in 2010. We meet on the 1st Saturday of every month at the Moravian Church car-park (just off the High Street roundabout). We cover all areas of Weston, such as the High Street, The Rec, Southlands, Eastville Avenue, Broadmoor Lane, Cotswold Way etc. We have all our own equipment....McDonalds have kindly donated 10 litter grabbers, Chaplins Newsagents abled us to purchase 20 pairs of gloves and Bath & NE Somerset Council supply us with bags and a collection service. Look forward to meeting you at a pick! Chris
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Keep Fleet Tidy
I started picking litter in the Fleet area in December 2017 So far I have collected 110 bags. Sole trader at present but would appreciate company.
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Friends of Poldhu
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Chapel Pickers
We are a group of residents and holiday makers who want to keep Chapel St Leonards village and its beach free of litter. We welcome anyone who would like to join in. We meet every Thursday at 10am at the pullover onto the beach. Afterwards we go and have a drink and natter so it's ideal if you want to make new friends.
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Mapplewell & Staincross Greenspace
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