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Whitehead Community Clean up

Kaleena 16 Victoria Ave ,Whitehead,BT38 9QF

27 Mar 2011

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Sunday 27th march will see the Wombles try to get the entire town of Whitehead to be aware of just how much litter there is in the town and the surrounding area. I am trying to get all the churches, youth groups, schools, pubs and clubs involved to both clean up the litter and to help weed flower beds and clear community areas of winter growth. So far the local cubs, BB, Presbyterian church, community police, youth club and drama club have got involved. Numbers will be difficult to judge mainly down to the weather on the day but the church have agreed to lay on tea and sarnies for when we finish at 4pm. it should be a good spring clean for the town. .

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