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Clean up morning

20 Springfield,Thringstone,Coalville,LE67 8LT

08 Mar 2014

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Meet at 10am at The Green, Thringstone and help us clear the village and surrounding woodland of litter and rubbish. Bags, sticks etc. provided. All welcome. Thanks a lot to Whitwick Scouts and various members of Friends of Thringstone, we removed 54 bags of rubbish, plus assorted metal items from the woodland to the village today. It was an astonishing amount of rubbish to pick up and remove, so thanks to all who came along..

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The Big Clean with local Co-op

Litter picking as part of the Co-op's Big Clean in local woodland. Interesting litter pick with people who have never picked up litter before, and in a setting with uneven surfaces which caused health...

Community Litterpick

Meet at 10am on The Green and help us keep the village looking tidy and clear. All welcome. Litter sticks etc. provided. Free chips to all children who come along, thanks to Ruby's Fish and Chip Sh...

Clean For The Queen

Start at 10am from The Green and join us in a community litter pick. Children welcome - all children will be treated to free chips thanks to Ruby's chip shop after the litter pick finishes at 12.15pm...

Community litter pick

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Community litter pick

Meet at 10am on The Green and help us keep the village looking nice and clear of litter and debris. All welcome. Sticks, gloves and bags provided. 14 of us went round litter picking today and did ve...

Community Litter Pick

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Community Litter Pick

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572 bags for June, July and August 2013 totals

Daily litter picking In June, July and August just 3 people from Friends of Thringstone have collected and removed a staggering 572 bags of litter from the village, recycling as much as possible at...

Community Litterpick

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Village Litter Pick for Climate Change Week

Meet on the car park on The Green, Thringstone at 10am and take a walk around the village and pick up litter as you go. This event is part of Climate Change Week

Village litter pick with Geocache network

Meet at 10am on The Bull's Head car park, Thringstone (just off the A512) and help members of Friends of Thringstone and the geocache network clear up the area of unsightly litter and mess. All welcom...

Don't Muck Around Campaign

Meet at 10am on The Green and help NWLDC achieve a good response from local groups around the district clearing up litter to show the district in a better light. Three of us did a litter pick for 2 h...

Envirmental clear up on CSV Action Earth day

Meet at Thringstone Green on 27th October 2012 at 10am and help keep the village clear of litter. We collected 11 bags of rubbish, and attracted a new family (and their dog) to our litter picks. The...

Environmental Clean Up Morning

Sunday 10th June 2012 at 10am from The Green.

Spring Clean For The Queen

Help clean up the village in preparation for the Jubilee celebrations. Meet at 1pm on The Green, Thringstone. All welcome.

Big Litter Pick

Meet at 10am on The Green, Thringstone, and come with us to tidy up the village of litter and discarded rubbish. All welcome. Litter pick sticks, hi viz vests and bag provided. We might even run to...

Village Litter Pick for Climate Change Week

Meet at 10am on The Green, Thringstone, and take a walk around the village and pick up litter whilst you go. This event is linked to Climate Change Week.

Environmental Clean Up Day

Meet at The Green, Thringstone at 10am and help us clear up the village and surrounding woodland.

Environmental clean up day

As part of CSV Make A Difference Day - meet at The Green, Thringstone at 10am and help us clear up the village and surrounding woodland. Anybody who comes along will get free chips at 1pm, if you wan...

Environmental Clean Up day

Meet at The Green, Thringstone at 10am and help us clear up the village and surrounding woodland.

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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.

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