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Bow Pickers

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We will go out once a week over the weekend to pick up litter in the local area. Nice way to meet new people and tidy up the local area!

Bow Pickers
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Bags collected so far

2

Members

3

Years

6

Total number of events

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past Events

Saturday Litter Pick

11am Victoria Park - Gunmaker's Gate entrance

Sunday Litter Pick

11am Victoria Park - Gunmaker's Gate entrance

Sunday Litter Pick

11am Victoria Park - Gunmaker's Gate entrance

Saturday Litter Pick

11am Victoria Park - Gunmaker's Gate entrance

Sunday Litter Pick

11am Victoria Park - Gunmaker's Gate entrance

Sunday Litter Pick

Meet at the Terrace Gate Old Ford Road of Victoria Park at 10am on 7 January 2018

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