Important:   Litter can be contaminated, so we have put together some information to help you handle it safely. Please click on this link to have a read through our Health and Safety Guidance before you go out litter-picking.

 

Oldbury Fun Run

Thornbury,BS35 1PW

20 Jun 2009

23:00

We will be helping the Fun Run team to collect the discarded water cups from the course after the event on Sunday June 21st. 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 new Oldbury Clean Team tabards and I will make sure that I’ve got one for you. Thanks. George - george.monck@cleanupuk.org.uk A small group of us “brought up the rear” at this year’s Fun Run. We collected 3 black sacks of litter around the course and we hope that we relieved the water station marshals of extra work. We were particularly pleased that we were also able to clean up around the finish line at The Ship – this area was badly littered. We have received a nice letter of thanks from Keith Sullivan - you can see it on the bottom right of the Oldbury Clean Team webpage..

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