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Big Spring Clean

Alveston,BS35 3JQ

02 Mar 2013

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Meet at 10am in The Cross Hands Pub car park. Meet back for a drink and chat afterwards - 11.30am/12 noon. 'Well Done and Thank you'. This is what a cyclist shouted to me as he cycled past whilst I was litter picking on Vattingstone Lane - and this is what I say to all of you who turned up for the event. It is not a very glamorous activity to give up your valuable time to grub around for dirty litter but you are all a credit to the community and your work is much appreciated by many. We had a really good turn out for The Big Spring Clean yesterday. It was lovely to see such a range of age groups, with 14 adults and 4 children in total. We certainly needed plenty of volunteers as the litter levels were pretty high - we collected 24 bags with various large items being recovered from the verges such as truck tyre and a desk stool. Pam, Les and John get the 'Golden Litter Picker' award this time for tackling the A38. Well done again to all..

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