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14 June 2014

Forres,IV363TU

13 Jun 2014

23:00

Good afternoon I hope you are all having a wonderful day and enjoying the sun. Our next litter pick of the burn will be on Saturday 14th June at 10am. We will meet in Bursdshaugh Rd, at the footbridge. We will clean the burn and the banks around the footbridge. This is normally a big job, so it would be great if as many of you could make it. We will aim to finish by 12 and then go the Mosset tavern for a free tea/coffee put on by Gordon. Previous messageNext messageBack to messages Litter Pick:Thanks for your help‏ Actions Adrian Hutchins 14:48 To: Adrian Hutchins adrian9696@hotmail.com Dear Friends Many thanks to all those that were able to help out this morning at the litter pick. There were 12 of us and we cleared 12 bags of garbage. The river was much cleaner than normal thanks to the recent rains that washed most of it down stream.

We are still clearing a lot of cans and bottles from the river, it seems that people are sitting on the bank and throwing their empties straight in. Thanks to Dave for our most unusual find, a bust of a rather ugly man. We managed to clear from Sanghuar weir to Orchard Bridge, a fantastic effort Karen found some corrosive acid containers that could have come from some garage, so we will need to follow up. Over the years we have picked quite a few car parts that appear to have been fly tipped by the public. Thanks to Brian for taking home the glass and metal to be recycled. We are still not sure whether the council are recycling the material that we collect or just dumping the entire contents into the landfill. If anyone has the information, please let us know. Thanks to Steve and Co for clearing the area by Sanqhuar weir. Our new net bags seem to be successful, so I will have a few more made. Thanks to everyone that have trialed them over the past few picks. We have recently been granted some money by Forres Area Forum, so will be able to buy some equipment. I plan to buy some more waders, if you would like a pair and can commit to 6 of the 10 picks a year, a pair will be purchased for you. Please let me know your shoe size. I hope you all have a great weekend. Best Wishes Adrian.

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May Litter Pick

We will be clearing litter from the Mosset Burn between bridge street and Orchard Road. Please meet us at Orchard Bridge on Saturday at 10am.

Mosset Burn Pick

Meet at the Mosset Burn duck pond opposite the Mosset Tavern at 10am.

Duck Pond

Our next litter pick will be on Saturday 13th June 2015 at 10am. We will meet by the duck pond just in front of the Mosset Tavern. All equipment will be provided, looking forward to seeing you all th...

Closed for the year

As winter is fast approaching and the burn is full again, I would like to suggest that we close off this year and start up next march/April 2015. I would like to thank you for all your help this year...

May 2014

We had another successful litter pick in the rain this morning. I was telling Steven that the only time that we won't meet up is if the burn has iced over(or having a snow blizzard). We collected 10...

April 2014

Meet at Duck Pond at 10am Another successful clean up today, many thanks for all your help. The job goes so much quicker now that we have a few more volunteers to help. In the past we took 3 hours to...

Mosset Burn Pick

We will meet on Saturday 8th March at 10am at the footbridge by the Chip Shop. The bridge is in Birdshaugh lane. Please bring your waders, gloves etc, I will have equipment for those who don't have a...

October Pick

We will clear the section from Fleurs Place to Orchard Bridge. Please meet at 10am on Saturday at the footbridge by the chip shop I would like to thank you for your help this year in keeping the Mosse...

September

Mosett Tavern Pond Well we missed all those people that could not make it on Saturday for the litter pick. Nevertheless we had a group of 5 people and still managed to haul out 14 bags of garbage. Onc...

June

Many thanks for your sterling effort today. We hauled out a lot less bags than we normally do. The burn unfortunately is still being used as a convenient place to discard your trash versus dropping i...

April

Mosset Burn

Mosett Burn Litter Pick

Our first litter pick of the year will take place along the Mosett Burn on Saturday 9th March at 10am. We will meet at the duck pond on the same side as the Mosett Tavern. Please wear shoes with a go...

Mosett Burn Litter Pick

The idea is to do a quick sweep of the burn from the Mosett Tavern to Orchard Road and then to do a full clear out from there to the Academy. We will meet on Saturday outside the Mosett Tavern by th...

Saturday Cleanup

To clean the section of the river between Orchard Road and the A96. All equipment will be provided. Please wear shoes/boots with a good grip. Please meet at 10am at the Duck Pond on the same side as ...

2015

We hold litter picks on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 10am. Email for details

Mosett Burn Litter Pick

I thought that I would get in early and set the date for our litter clean up of the burn. We will meet on Saturday 8th March at 10am at the footbridge by the Chip Shop. The bridge is in Birdshaugh lan...

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