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Community Litter Initiative in Swaythling

Unit One, The Swan Centre,Eastleigh,SO50 5SG

16 Jul 2018

23:00

We have always worked very closely with the local community in Swaythling, where our Black Cat restaurant is. The restaurant is in the middle of a big estate that incorporates a lot of student accommodation as well as a number of schools and other businesses. The Business Manager, Michael Parker, is very proactive in the community and is a member of a local Facebook group for residents "Swaythling Matters". He has asked residents to report back local litter "hot spots" to him via the Facebook page and then once a week the staff will do an extended litter pick taking in the areas that the residents have pointed out. The first litter pick was done on 17th July 2018. Neil Allen said "Lilac Road and the cut-way between Bluebell Road & Violet Road." Joan Moxham said "the end of Laburnum Road where it joins the closed end of Honeysuckle Road...… including the now defunct phone box". Both of these area's that Neil & Joan brought to the teams attention were litter picked.

Claire Bath mentioned that the people's gardens in High Road were full of rubbish. Unfortunately as they are private property we are unable to go into gardens as this can be classed as trespass. However the team did their best to collect as much litter as possible without actually walking onto people's properties. In total on 17th July, the team managed to collect 11 bags of rubbish. .

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past Events

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Jersey Summer 2019

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Burley Litter Pick September 2017

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Minstead September 2017

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Bennett\'s Community Crew Does The Great British Spring Clean

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Great British Spring Clean 2017 - Swaythling

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Love Where You Live 2014

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2014 Litter Picks

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Work With Local Schools

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The Big Park Challenge 2013

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Recycling Project Christchurch

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Bennett\'s Big Litter Relay

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East Hampshire Events 2011

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West Hampshire 2011

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