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Keep Stoke Tidy

Welcome to the Keep Stoke Tidy group. We are a small group of volunteers with an increasing concern about the litter across the city. It seems difficult to walk more than a few yards lately without coming across at least one discarded face mask, food wrapper or empty plastic bottle. Rather than choose to live with this we have decided to improve the situation by making a city-wide litter-picking network that we are calling ‘Keep Stoke Tidy’. Our aim is to make sure that every area of this wonderful city has an active litter picking group and through the wonder of social media we would like to support those groups in advertising litter picking events. For those areas that don’t have a litter picking group it would be great to see new ones start up. Throughout the year each group will continue to have their usual local litter picking days but with a larger network it would be brilliant to think that each month of the year we could vote for an area to focus on. We could then arrange an event with a larger group of volunteers, with as many people as possible from all of the other groups coming to work together to focus on that area. We will be arranging events throughout the coming year and posting them on here as well as on our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1101046337300192 If you are arranging an event in Stoke-on-Trent and would like more pickers please get in touch.

Keep Stoke Tidy
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past Events

Longton Litter Pick

A litter pick firstly around Gladstone Pottery Museum (2.5 bags) and then over to the car park adjacent to Lidl collecting another 27.5 bags bringing the total to 30.

Inaugural Keep Stoke Tidy Litter Pick

*Change to Location* - please see below if you are planning to attend. Hello Everyone, thank you for checking out our new group. In the video that we posted yesterday (please see our Facebook Page...

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