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Railway Station Approaches

Winchester SO23 8TJ, UK

18 Apr 2022

10:00

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the railway station at 11am..

upcoming Events

Winnall litter pick

Meet at shops on Garbett Rd

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Lower Stanmore litter pick

Meet outside shops on Cromwell Road

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the Car Park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the Car Park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office.Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

South Stanmore litter pick

Meet outside shops on Wavell Way

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in Car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in Car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in Car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Weeke litter pick

Meet on Stoney Lane outside Wesley Methodist Church

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in Car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in Car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

St James Lane litterpick

Meet on St James Lane by the entrance to the cemetery.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in Car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

past Events

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am.

Upper Stanmore litter pick

Meet outside St Luke\'s Church at the bottom of Battery Hill

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Bar End area litter pick

Meet at Winchester Sport and Leisure Park entrance

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the railway station at 11am

Durngate and River Park litter pick

Meet outside Willow Tree public house on Durngate Place

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the railway station at 11am.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the railway station at 11am.

Great British Spring Clean - Bar End area

Meet at entrance to Winchester Sport and Leisure Park

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the railway station at 11am

Black Path Litterpick

Meet by bus stop outside the Tesco Superstore

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 1am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

St James Lane litterpick

Meet outside Cemetery Gate on St James Lane

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the railway station at 11am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the railway station at 11am

Weeke litter pick

Meet outside Wesley Methodist Church on corner of Stoney Lane and Fromond Rd

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office

Lower Stanmore litter pick

Meet outside shops on Cromwell Rd

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the car park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Winnall litter pick

Meet outside shops on Garbett Rd

Railway Station Approaches

Meet in the Car Park on Station Hill adjoining the Record Office. Refreshments at Costa Cafe outside the Railway Station at 11am

Suburban pick - St James Lane

Meet at 10am by the Cemetery Gate on St James Lane

Railway Station approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill adjoining the former Registry Office

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill, adjoining the former Registry Office. .

Suburban Litter Pick - Weeke

Meet outside Wesleyan Methodist Church on Stoney Lane at 10am

Railway station approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill, adjoining the former Record Office.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill adjoining the former Registry Office.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill adjoining the former Registry Office.

Suburban Litter Pick- Lower Stanmore

Meet outside the shops on Cromwell Road at 10am

Railway Station approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill adjoining the former Registry Office.

Railway Station approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill adjoining the former Registry Office

Suburban Litter Pick - Winnall

Meet at 10am outside the shops on Garbett Rd

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill adjoining the former Registry Office.

Suburban Litter Pick- Upper Stanmore

Meet at the bottom of Battery Hill outside St Luke's Church at 10am

Raillway Station approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill adjoining the former Registry Office

Suburban Litter Pick - Durngate and River Park

Meet at 10am at the Durngate car park.

Suburban pick - Black Path, Winnall

Meet at 10am at the bus stop outside the Tesco Superstore.

Suburban Litter Pick - Winnall

Meet at 10am outside the shops on Garbett Rd

Suburban Litter Pick- Upper Stanmore

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions.

Railway Station Approaches

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions.

Railway Station Approaches

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions.

Suburban Litter Pick - Durngate and River Park

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions

Railway Station Approaches

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions

Railway Station Approaches

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions

Suburban pick - Black Path, Winnall

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions

Railway Station Approaches

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions

Railway Station Approaches

Cancelled due to COVID restrictions

Special litter pick - Lower Stanmore and surrounding area

Meet at 10am outside the shops on Cromwell Rd.

Railway Station approaches

Meet at 10am on Station Hill adjoining the former Registry Office.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on Station Hill adjoining the former Registry Office at 10am

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station cafe

Suburban Sortie - St James Lane

Meet at 10am at the St James Lane cemetery gate

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station café.

Great British Sping Clean

Meet at 10am to litter pick on Moorside Road/ Easton Lane/Winnall Motorway roundabout. Meeting place to be confirmed.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00 am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet at 10.00am on station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban sortie- Stoney Lane, Weeke

Meet at 10am outside Wesleyan Methodist Church on Stoney Lane

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station cafe

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station Café.

Suburban sortie - Lower Stanmore

Meet at 10am outside the shops on Cromwell Road

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the railway station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the railway station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

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Special litter pick - South Stanmore

Meet at 10am outside the shops on Wavell Way.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station cafe

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station cafe

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station cafe

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am at the Station café.

Suburban Litter Pick - Winnall

Meet at 10am outside the shops on Garbett Road

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am at the Station cafe

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am at the Station café.

Suburban Litter Pick- Upper Stanmore

Meet at 10am outside St Luke's Church on Battery Hill

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on the Railway station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Suburban pick - St James Lane

Meet at 10am by the cemetery gate on St James Lane

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the railway station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Refreshments at 11am in station café.

Suburban pick - Stoney Lane

Meet at 10am outside Wesley Methodist Church.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on the Railway Station forecourt at 10am,. Refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on the Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Refreshments at 11am in the station cafe

Special litter pick - Moorside Rd

Meet at junction of Moorside Rd and Easton Lane at 10 am. Refreshments at 11am at the Costa Drive thru café

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am at the Station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station café.

Suburban Litter Pick- Lower Stanmore

Meet at 10am outside the shops on Cromwell Road

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments in the Station café.

Suburban Litter Pick - Winnall

Meet on Garbett Road outside shops at 10am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in Station Café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in Station Café.

Suburban Litter Pick- Upper Stanmore

Meet outside St Luke's Church at the bottom of Battery Hill at 10am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in Station Café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on Railway Station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Suburban pick - St James Lane

Meet outside the entrance to St James Lane Cemetery at 10am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am, as part of Great British Spring Clean. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station cafe

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am, as part of Great British Spring Clean. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station cafe

Suburban pick - Stoney Lane

Meet outside Wesleyan Methodist Church on Stoney Lane at 10am, as part of the Great British Spring Clean. Followed by refreshments at 11am at the Costa Café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway station forecourt, as part of Great British Spring Clean. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet at 10am on the Railway Station forecourt, as part of Great British Spring Clean. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Great British Sping Clean - Upper Stanmore

Meet at the shops on Wavell Road at 10am. Adjourn for coffee at 11am to the Carroll Centre

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am, as part of Great British Spring Clean.Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban Litter Pick- Lower Stanmore

Meet outside shops on Cromwell Road at 10am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Suburban Litter Pick - Winnall

Meet outside shops on Garbett Rd at 10am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway station forecourt at 10am.Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Suburban Litter Pick- Upper Stanmore

Meet outside One Stop shop at top of Battery Hill at 10am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station cafe

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the Station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Suburban Litter Pick - Durngate and River Park

Meet at Durngate Car Park at 10am

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café.

Suburban pick - Black Path, Winnall

Meet at the bus stop outside Tesco Extra at 10am.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on railway station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on railway station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on the railway station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban pick - St James Lane

Meet at 10am by the cemetery gate on St James Lane

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on the Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11am in the station café

Suburban pick - Stoney Lane

Meet at 10.00am outside the Wesleyan Methodist Church

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on Railway Station forecourt at 10am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban sortie - to be agreed

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban sortie - Lower stanmore

Meet at 10am by Cromwell Rd shops

Railway Station approaches

Meet on Station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban Sortie - Winnall

Meet at shops on Garbett Rd at 10.00am

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban Sortie - Upper Stanmore

Meet at 10am at the top of Battery Hill

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am.Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban sortie - Durngate and River Park

Meet at Durngate Car park at 10am.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am.Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban sortie - Black Path, Winnall

Meet at 10am at bus stop outside Tesco Superstore.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am.Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet at 10.00am on station forecourt. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am.Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Suburban Sortie - St James Lane

Meet at 10am outside the Cemetery gate on St James Lane

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am.Followed by refreshments at 11.00am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am.Followed by refreshments at 11.00am at station café.

Suburban sortie - Stoney lane, Weeke

Meet at 10am outside the Wesleyan Methodist Church

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 10.00am. Followed by refreshments at 11.00am at station café.

Suburban sortie - Black Path, Winnall

Meet at 10am by the bus stop at the Tesco Superstore

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Special Sortie - South Stanmore

Meet at 10am outside the shops on Wavell Way.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30 am in the station café.

Suburban Sortie - Lower Stanmore

Meet at 10am outside the shops on Cromwell Rd

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Suburban Sortie- Winnall

Meet at 10am outside Garbett Rd shops

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Suburban sortie- Upper Stanmore

Meet at 10am at top of Battery Hill

Railway station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway Station Approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Suburban sortie - Durngate and River Park

Meet at 10am at Durngate car park ( opposite Willow Tree Inn)

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Suburban sortie - St James Lane

Meet at 10.00 am by the cemetery gate on St James Lane.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Railway Station approaches

Meet on station forecourt at 9.30am. Followed by refreshments at 10.30am in the station café.

Suburban sortie - Easton lane/ Moorside lane

Meet at 10am - Easton Lane junction with Moorside Rd

Suburban sortie - Winnall

Meet at 10am outside Garbett Road shops

Suburban sortie - Upper Stanmore

Meet at 10am at the top of Battery Hill

Suburban sortie - Durngate and River Park

Meet at 10am at Durngate car park

Suburban Sortie - Black Path, Winnall

Meet at 10am at the Tesco bus stop

Suburban Litter Pick- Upper Stanmore

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.

Tewkesbury Friends of the Earth
Tewkesbury Friends of the Earth, are a friendly and eclectic group of people interested in working to raise awareness of environmental problems locally, nationally and globally. We meet regularly to litter pick. We also have a Facebook page.
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HighWcombeCleanUp
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Friends of Kents Moat Recreation Ground
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BENNETTS COMMUNITY CREW
Bennett\'s Community Crew are a team of people from Bennett Restaurants Ltd. (a franchise of McDonald\'s) who want to make a difference in their local area. We currently have 18 restaurants across Hampshire, Dorset & Wiltshire and St Helier in Jersey. As well as doing litter patrols on a daily basis in our local areas, we have bigger events at least quarterly. We have been working in our local communities from before 2011 however only formed as Bennett\'s Community Crew in early 2015. We have a Planet Champion in each of our restaurants who champion their local community. We are always looking for local events to take part in.
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HELENSBURGH AREA LITTER PICKERS
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Friends of Lesnes Abbey & Woods
Lesnes Abbey Woods
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Friends of the Beck (Driffield)
Aim to create a wildlife corridor along the banks of the beck which runs through the heart of the brilliant town of driffield. We also plan to expand our area to cover the whole town and hopefully encouraging wildlife. Our goal is to make the town more appealing to residents, visitors and wildlife whilst acting as a catalyst for regeneration and investment.
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SEEITPICKITBINIT
SEEITPICKITBINIT, has been set up with the aim of bringing local people together to take action in making the kettering area a cleaner community. To donate to our volunteer fundraising efforts, especially for waders and gloves, please contact me via the email link on my group page. This year, after the recent Blue Planet documentary, we'll focus passionately on battling the appalling disaster of Marine and River plastic pollution, throughout the waterways of the Nene Valley. We'll be holding picks every week, raising money for Irchester Animals in Need and recycling as much of the plastic litter as we can, in the River Nene, River Ise and Slade Brook. WE HAVE JUST SECURED SOME CORPORATE FUNDING, SO OUR EQUIPMENT WISH LIST IS LOOKING GOOD. WE HOPE TO BUY A SMALL LITTER PICKING BOAT FOR THE RIVER CAMPAIGN AND SOME SYRINGE PROOF GLOVES. TO SUPPORT SEEITPICKITBINIT'S CAMPAIGN TO TAKE BACK CONTROL OF ENGLANDS RIVERS, ROADS AND GREEN SPACES, YOU CAN HELP US BUY EQUIPMENT OR DONATE TO OUR NOMINATED CAUSE USING THE OFFICIAL PAYPAL LINK FOR OUR GROUP. https://www.paypal.me/seeitpickitbinit Go to paypal.me Go to www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/cleanupmarineplastic Go to www.gofundme.com/marine-plastic-river-rescue-uk SeeItPickItBinIt is a voluntary community litter picking group, based in Kettering Northamptonshire, which has since its creation in 2011, removed and recycled over 10 Tonnes or 10 cars in weight of litter, from our beautiful county. In addition to regular litterpicks on my days off from work each week, every year we hold a 1 Tonne litter pick, which not only aims to clean up the green spaces and river habitats of our community, but also has begun to raise money for charities at the same time. The first two years of sponsorship saw us raise hundreds for Children In Need. This year we have just smashed our litter target with 1270kg and we raised an amazing £500 for a local animal rescue centre in Irthlingborough. The litter situation has never been worse in the history of the United Kingdom. Every day, people dump rubbish from their cars and in the streets. It is difficult to confront, but the heart of the problem can be explained in terms of ownership. The British public has increasingly retreated in to its living rooms, to enjoy its supermarket food, sit on its sofas, in centrally heated houses, fixated on computers, phones or tvs. This life is incredibly comfortable and almost impossible from which to break free. Litter happens because we draw a line at our front doors and our car windows. On the other side of that line is not our problem, so why would we care? Every day we see litter in front of our own doorsteps, on the street and in our parks. Why don't we just pick it up? The reason is because we don't see it as ours, even when it is in our own street, blown from our own bins. Once it crosses that line, we have society's permission to walk by, oblivious and guilt free. One day, I started to see litter. It was everywhere I looked. For years I had complained about it, but I had thought of it as a totally external problem to my life. It's the council, it's someone else's responsibility. One day at work, I did the unthinkable, I got so wound up, I stepped through the invisible forcefield that stops people from departing from the norm. I picked up a plastic bottle and put it in a nearby bin. I almost expected someone to shout at me or to hear sirens, but I didn't. By picking up 1 single bit of litter, I had left that place, better than I had found it, I had already succeeded at making a small, but real difference. After that, I picked up first 10, then 100, then 10,000 pieces of toxic plastic at a time. It felt amazing, my life for the first time, had some meaning beyond feeding my face and being only concerned with maintaining my comfort zone and the comfort zone of those around me. People expressed shock and even warned me that I might get in trouble for breaking the rules. As it turned out, picking up litter has only ever resulted in good things, great conversations, engagement, excitement and encouragement from others, who didn't know such a thing was possible. This year I picked up about 2 Tonnes. During the 2018 litter season, I am challenging myself to remove 5 tonnes. It will definitely not be easy, especially as I've recently lost both parents and my last surviving grandparent. However, litter picking is a way to know that you are part of something bigger, so it helps you through the tough times. Not only does it raise money, it protects and nurtures animals and habitats. Less litter reduces crime and anti-social behaviour, reduces council and government spending. Best of all, it crucially shows others, not just with words, but with concrete powerful actions. I don't think that I'll fix the plastic problem on my own. However any publicity about doing something to tackle a problem that affects us all, is a step in the right direction. Next time you get home and see that plastic bottle or crisp packet in front of your house, just ask yourself, am I a leader or a follower. What happens next will give you the answer. Wonderful news, the McDonalds Drive-In restaurant in Kettering, has generously sponsored 5 bins along Northfield Avenue, in order to mitigate their impact on the community. By working in conjunction with Amanda McDade from Kettering council's street cleansing team, we managed to lobby the food retailer and secured their support in tackling this significant challenge for our community We currently litter pick any area around Kettering and beyond, as and when it looks bad enough to need it. Last years 1 Ton sponsorship raised £500 Nanna's animal shelter in Irthlingborough. This year we hope to raise money for a variety of other litter picking volunteers and groups around the UK. Our focus this year is on river and marine plastics, so we'll be hitting the rivers and lakes, recycling as much as we can, to keep Britain tidy. *********************2017 event target achieved******************** ************************************1270KG**************************** *************************18 picks-100 hours picking**************** **************************Fundraising total £500******************** *************************************************************************** ***********************2018 1 Tonne Litter Pick********************** *********************************92KG************************************ ********************************9 Picks*********************************** *********************Fundraising total £535************************** Future areas of interest will concentrate on the heavy litter problems along the River Ise/Nene and country lanes between Kettering and Thrapston. If you can spare an hour or two, please feel free to email our group to be a part of the next event and help us show that our community is worth caring about. THE A14 FROM WEST BOUND BETWEEN THRAPSTON AND KETTERING IS MISSING, UNDER THE MOUNTAIN OF PLASTIC THAT IS STREWN ALONG ITS VERGES. IF I'M FEELING A BIT CRAZY ONE WEEK, I MIGHT ATTEMPT TO CLEAN IT ALL UP. Every pound that the council doesn't need to spend on picking up litter will be spent on much more deserving projects that effect all of us such as policing, education and health. Several organisations have been extremely helpful in supplying us with bin liners, hi-vis vests and litter grabbers. Many thanks to Amanda McDade, the community litter picking liaison on the council's street cleansing team and to Lindsay Richmond at Helping Hands for the amazing Streetmaster Pro pickers and his much appreciated sponsorship. Please check out the pictures in the gallery, which shows just how much of a difference removing the litter has made at some of the nominated sites. Any help is very much appreciated.
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Hello there. I\'m trying to start a litter picking group for our town and surrounding area, stubshaw, Bryn, etc. I know St Thomas Church have a once a month one, but I\'d like to do it a bit more often. If you\'re interested, please contact me and we will try to arrange something. Thanks
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