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Uckfield Carnival clear-up

Uckfield,TN22 1AE

03 Sep 2011

23:00

Uckfield Carnival, 3 September 2011 The High Street on the morning of 4 September was an horrendous sight. Bottles, cans and fast food containers all over the place. 4 BUC volunteers spent two-and-a-half hours clearing the High Street and collected 24 bags of rubbish, including a black sack half-filled with cooked sausages and burgers. The Campaign has written to Carnival organisers to try to find a better way to deal with this sort of thing next year. It seems the District Council does not want to know about responding to a carnival event when it comes to litter..

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Public General Meeting

This meeting is to be held in the Civic Centre, Uckfield, from 7.30pm. It is a 'relaunch' of the Campaign and the launch of a new Campaign logo. The Campaign will be loosening its ties with the Town C...

Building painting

Continued from 17 July - please go to that date for details

Building painting

Commence work on a project to improve the look of the toilet building in Luxfords Car park and the former toilet block on the river bridge at the station. Meet at Luxfords Car Park from 9.00 a.m.. Exp...

Station Forecourt Gardens

To continue with the work to bring the gardens 'up to scratch'. Should be easier than the last time we did this because we've had a lot of rain recently! Meet at the station from 8.30 a.m.. Expected t...

Station Forecourt Gardens

A small team will be working at the railway station from 09.30am. The intention is to smarten up the areas that were set up as gardens. You can stay as long as you like, but I am sure everyone will ha...

Manor Park Estate Winter Clear-up

Meet outside Tesco Express, Browns Lane, Uckfield, at 9.30 a.m. to receive litter collection 'gear' and instructions from Town Councillor Thelma Rumbelow. Event will finish at 11.30 a.m. at the latest...

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