Most legal restrictions to control COVID-19 have been lifted at step 4. Please see Government Guidelines  for more details.  You may still wish to follow our Health & Safety Guidelines for suggestions as to how to feel extra covid safe. 

 

Brighter Uckfield Campaign (BUC Up)

To join this group please create an account or login

The Group operates under the aegis of the Town Council. Every Sunday morning, at 9.00, a small band of volunteers (open to anyone to attend) meets at the Civic Centre to conduct a 'swift-pick' in the worst-affected areas (finishing at about 11.00). The Campaign has moved onto taking small patches of public land in the town and overseeing planting out and maintenance. The town's annual beautiful gardens competition is organised by the Group. The Group joins the annual clear-up of the River Uck that flows through the town. Weeding pavements and cutting back undergrowth are also tasks that are taken on. Most of this work is concentrated on the town centre, but a network of 'litter pickers' is being gradually established on the estates around the town. Volunteers are provided with a hi-vi vest, a litter picking stick, gloves and refuse sacks - and we even have wheeled trolleys to take round with you to deal with the large amounts of litter on a Sunday morning. The Campaign has its own (Don't be a) "Mucky Duck" logo.

Brighter Uckfield Campaign (BUC Up)
336

Bags collected so far

3

Members

13

Years

7

Total number of events

upcoming Events

No upcoming events

past Events

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...

Uckfield Carnival clear-up

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-h...

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...

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.

Coln Valley Litter Group
Our aim is to keep the roadsides free of litter so everyone can enjoy the Coln Valley.
96
6 years
View
Tidy Tetbury Team
The Tidy Tetbury Team aims to bring together all those who want to see Tetbury kept tidy and looking good and who are happy to help achieve this by coming out to pick up litter. At the moment, we think that the obvious areas that need tidying up from time to time are likely to be The Rec, the area by the old railway shed, Love Lane (between Tesco and The Chipping) and the path behind Hampton Stores that leads to William Romney's School. But we also think that the Tidy Tetbury Team should be there to help and join in with anyone who wants to tackle the litter problem in their part of Tetbury. Our aim is not only to keep Tetbury tidy but to have fun and make new friends as we do so. Please join us by clicking on the "Join this Group" button on the right of this webpage and we will keep you posted on future events.
116
8 years
View
Kirton clean up crew
We wish to live in a clean tidy safe environment. if you want to make a difference you have to get up and do something about. Our group litter picks regularly and several do it while dog walking. Like minded group of people who enjoy living in a litter free community. Litter costs nature and the environment we continue to strive to fight against this needless blight.
415
3 years
View
Saltwells Clean & Green
We aim to clean up and maintain an urban nature reserve and ancient woodland right in the heart of a built up industrial area. Saltwells Woods and nature reserve is well used and well loved, and was recently saved from having a housing estate built on it, but sadly also neglected. With a renewed vigour now the woods are saved, we vow to make the area as CLEAN & GREEN as we possibly can.
386
2 years
View
Friends of Brislington Brook (FOBB)
We are a group of residents from BS4 who look after, maintain and enhance Brislington Brook and its environs, in Nightingale Valley and Saint Annes woods. We carry out litter picks, coppicing, tree planting and water testing. We also put on community events, walks and wildlife features.
13
9 years
View
The Litter-Free Guiseley Campaign
Our group hates the way that litter blights the environment. We understand that Council services cannot resolve the problem alone, so we put something back into our community by tackling the issue head-on. Our main aim is to keep the streets, lanes and green spaces of Guiseley, West Yorkshire, clear of litter. Occasionally, we cross over into Menston and Otley. A combination of high profile, regular litter picks and liaison with key groups - Leeds City Council, Morrisons and Guiseley School - helps to keep on top of the problem. Emails and phonecalls to key groups enable speedy action, but active litter pickers interested in making a contribution to improving their own locality are always welcome! We are looking for more active support from the residents of Guiseley. Volunteers can either just adopt their own patch or team up with other volunteers. Hours totally flexible - whatever suits you. Equipment and advice are provided free of charge! We cover different parts of Guiseley and we are collecting upwards of 100 bags of litter a month. Please support us in whatever capacity you can.
11779
51 years
View
Blackfell clean up
To keep Blackfell tidty and litter free, local councillors are asking for volunteers to help us to keep Blackfell litter free. If you are proud of where you live, then please join like minded people who care about their Community
0
6 years
View
Hucknall rd clean up
I've decided to try and get local folk interested in keeping our area clean...hoping people will respond.
20
51 years
View
The Friends of Stokes Bay
To safeguard the environment of Stokes Bay and preserve and protect the flora and fauna within the area as well as providing practical assistance in maintaining a clean and safe environment in the area.
0
46 years
View
Edenbridge
The aim of this group is to encourage habitual collection of local litter (and organised group collections) and to dispose of it properly (recycling it whenever possible) especially along the River Eden, while trying to set an example for other local residents to follow.
0
12 years
View

Start a LitterAction group

Here at CleanupUK, we want to help you to take LitterAction! Wherever you live in the UK, forming your own community litter-picking group will help to keep your community safer, more friendly and free of litter. It’s lots of fun too. Why not muck in and join us?

Empower your group