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Oldbury Fun Run

Thornbury,BS35 1PW

18 Jun 2011

23:00

We will again be helping the Fun Run team to collect the discarded water cups from the course after the event on Sunday June 19th. We plan to walk the course at the rear of the field, armed with litter-pickers and bin-bags. If you would like to join us, please e-mail me as we will be wearing our Oldbury Clean Team tabards and I will make sure that I’ve got one for you. Thanks. George - george.monck@cleanupuk.org.uk .

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Riverbank Cleanup

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Nearby Groups

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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Brighter Uckfield
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Friends of Thringstone
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Sunningdale Litter Pickers
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