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Great British Spring Clean - continued

Tetford,LN9 6QQ

01 Apr 2017

23:00

We're going back to finish what we started on 5th March when horrendous rain stopped play. From Holbeck Manor to High Toynton and also Winceby area. Meet at Cross Keys, Salmonby at 10.15 unless weather is awful. Drivers will be needed. Most of us have our own kits, bags will be provided. Wow, 12 people turned up, 4 more people joined us. We collected nearly 40 bags and assorted tyres, plastic posts & metal ware. They're all asking "When is the next pick" Brilliant!! We will conquer the "Tossers"!! The number of litter pick volunteers has now swelled to 23. If more communities got involved just think what we'd achieve! .

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