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Lady Bay Litter Pickers

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Lady Bay Litterpickers no longer functions as a group. Instead, individuals are issued with equipment to litterpick an area of Lady Bay of their choice, usually the streets immediately around their home and at times convenient to them. If you would like to be involved in this new style of litterpicking, please get in touch - sian.trafford@ntu.ac.uk . Be assured, however, that our aims are still to keep Lady Bay as one of the best places to live, and to generate pride in our community.

Lady Bay Litter Pickers
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Bags collected so far

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Members

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Years

50

Total number of events

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Organised Litter Pick

Meeting at 10.0am on the wall outside the Lady Bay Pub, Trent Boulevard. The group organisers will have a selection of bin bags, litter grabbers and gloves for the volunteers to use. We hope as many ...

Group litterpick

Six of us met today on a glorious day to clear up 10 Acre Field and Pinder's Pond. As well as 9 bags of rubbish we found a mattress, chairs, a tent, blinds, carpets and a pushchair - most of that the...

Group litterpick

SIx members of Lady Bay Litterpickers helped to clean up the Hook and the Trent riverbank this morning, Saturday 19 March 2016. It was chilly and grey but, as well as the usual cans, bottles, packet...

Lady Bay Litterpickers lives!

Lady Bay litterpickers continues to collect all manner of rubbish around Lady Bay's streets and green spaces to keep the area clean and tidy. Since the change of organisation in October 2014, at leas...

Litterpick Sat 12 July 2014

Forget tennis, cricket and football - litterpicking is so much more satisfying, especially when the weather is as glorious as it was today! Four of us turned out to clean up a short stretch of the G...

Litterpick Sat 10 May

Thanks to everyone who defied the weather forecast and turned out on Saturday morning. The rain held off (although the wind made it entertaining!) and the 6 of us managed to clear 6 bags from a varie...

10 Acre Field

Thanks to everyone for turning out on Saturday. We managed to tidy up the Hook, 10 Acre Field, Pinder's Pond and even some stretches of road! We got 8 bags of rubbish - including bottles, barbecues,...

July Litterpick

No litterpick in June due to holidays (hooray!) so next litterpick Sunday 14 July at 2 pm - will probably head for 10 Acre Field but it might also be nice to do a bit of tidying up along the streets i...

Canal bank litterpick

The Formidable Five went picking along the canalbank and adjoining streets and saw such wonderful sights - moorhen chicks, malllard ducklings and a swan on her nest with 8 cygnets - magical. On to...

Lady Bay Litterpick

It's that time again so hope you can join in for a litterpick next Saturday 16 March from 10 am to noon. Planning on doing the mean streets of Lady Bay so you can opt to do your local pavements if yo...

Litterpick

Well done everyone - 8 bags of rubbish, assorted bits of junk metal and a recovered stolen handbag! The weather was gorgeous and it really felt like spring was on the way. Looking forward to the M...

January 2013 Litterpick

The first litterpick of 2013 will be on Saturday 19 January from 10 am to 12 noon, when we shall be lavishing some TLC on The Hook. Come and work off some Christmas pudding / Christmas chocolates / m...

Hook Litterpick

Next litterpick Sun 28 October at 10 am - meet on the wall outside the pub and we can move off to the Hook. Or meet at the Melbourne Road entrance to the Hook around 10.15 am. Depending on the weat...

Bunkerpick

Thanks to everyone who turned up to clean out the bunker on Sat 29 Sept. It was quite an interesting experience and we collected 3 bags of rubbish, a traffic cone and several lengths of drainpipe an...

Ladybay litterpick 4 August

It stayed dry yet again and 9 people turned up - my own personal best! I was delighted with the turnout because we had enough people to form two teams. One cleared up the Hook while another tackled...

Hook clear up

Thank you to everyone who turned up today to clear the Hook - we managed to collect another 5 bags - the skateboard area was dreadful - I've never seen it like that before. The stretch along the rive...

Canal litterpick

Scorchio indeed - but we managed to collect three bags of rubbish from the canal bank, grass verges and some of the streets. Let's hope it is just as fine, but a bit cooler, for the next pick on 1 J...

Litterpick

A trusty band of 4 met to brave the hail and enjoy the sun, and managed to clear away 6 bags of rubbish from various areas of Lady Bay. Thanks to all who turned up. Looking forward to the next one ...

March Cleanup

The next litter pick will be on Sunday 25 March at 2 pm, meeting opposite the school on the pub wall. I'm planning on cleaning up the streets this time. We will also have new BAGOs to help us - fram...

February 2012 Cleanup

Hi Everyone I have taken over from Malcolm who has done a great job over the last few years. I hope we can all keep up the good work and continue to make a difference around Lady Bay. The first clea...

Community Litter Pick

The days are getting shorter, the nights colder ... but there will surely be sunshine on a Saturday morning, and we can make the streets cleaner... Meet as usual at 10 a.m. opposite Lady Bay school, a...

Autumn Spring Clean

Post-summer clean up on The Hook. Meet at 10.00 am opposite Lady Bay School.

Monthly Litter Pick

Saturday 4th June at 10 am. Meet opposite Lady Bay school (outside The Lady Bay pub) at 10 am. Details to be decided.

Monthly Litter Pick

Sunday 8th May. Meet opposite Lady Bay School (outside the Lady Bay pub) at 2 p.m.

Spring Clean on The Hook

Saturday 19th March at 10 a.m. The long and snowy winter has left a residue of rubbish around Lady Bay's Local Nature Reserve. Time to dust off the black binbags, plastic gloves and trusty litter-grab...

Canal Walks

As autumn closes in on us, let's take to the Canal towpaths again and clear them of summer debris. Meet at 2 p.m. outside Lady Bay School.

September Sweep

Picking up where we left off in August, we'll start at The Hook play area, then work along the riverside path towards the Forest ground. Meet at 10 a.m. outside Lady Bay School, or 15 minutes later n...

Big Summer Litter Pick No. 2

Tackling the riverside path between The Hook and Trent Bridge. Meet at 2 p.m. opposite Lady Bay school on Trent Boulevard, or 15 minutes later near the playpark on The Hook. A change of plan, in the ...

Big Summer Litter Pick

Tackling the riverside path down to the Water Sports centre. Meet at 10 a.m. opposite Lady Bay school on Trent Boulevard, or 15 minutes later by the steps on Holme Grove. A good outing for half a doz...

Sunday Sweep

An afternoon sweep over The Hook nature reserve. Meet at 2 p.m. opposite Lady Bay school on Trent Boulevard, or 15 minutes later near the playpark on The Hook. Many thanks to everyone who turned up f...

Bank holiday bag-up

Meet at 10 a.m. opposite Lady Bay school on Trent Boulevard, or 15 minutes later at the entrance to 10 Acre Field on Adbolton Lane. Clearing up Ten Acre Field and Pinder's Pond. Thanks to 9 people wh...

Streets of Lady Bay

Meet opposite Lady Bay School at 2 pm. Help us make the streets of Lady Bay litter-free! (Yes, it's a Sunday! Let us know what you think of this experiment...) Ring Malcolm on 0115 846 0186 for more...

Spring clean on The Hook

An afternoon Litter Pick. Meet outside the Lady Bay pub on Trent Boulevard at 2 p.m. or 15 minutes later by the play park on the Hook. Ring Malcolm on 0115 846 0186 for information. A very encouraging...

Canal & river walk

New Year, New Resolutions - same old rubbish! Let's take a walk along the canal path (I've just found a stretch I didn't know existed...) and the river if there's time and people enough, and clear up ...

Christmas Litter Pick

Meet at 10 a.m. opposite Lady Bay School. A final clean around the streets of Lady Bay before Christmas. A very low-key tidying walk along the Radcliffe Road stretch of Grantham Canal. We picked up se...

Big Hook Tidy

An afternoon clearing up Lady Bay's own Local Nature Reserve. Bring the kids. Bring your neighbours. Bring 'sensible' footwear! Bags, gloves and litter-grabbers will be provided as usual. Meet at 2 p...

Rutland Ramble

A small group, including new Litter Picker Becky, walked along Rutland Road and the Radcliffe Road stretch of canal, picking up litter as we went. There was also an encounter with a mysterious skip.....

An afternoon in Lady Bay

For a change, we'll go out picking on a Saturday afternoon, in the late-summer sun (here's hoping!). Route to be decided, but meet in the usual place - opposite Lady Bay school, on Trent Boulevard - a...

Holme and Away

Summer weather has brought an increase in litter on the streets of Lady Bay. Plan is to focus on Holme Road and points off, but the more of us there are, the more we can cover. Meet at 10 o'clock oppo...

Midsummer on the Hook

It's summertime, which means the Hook gets even more popular - but unfortunately not everyone takes their litter home. We plan to concentrate on the children's play area and the riverside paths; but t...

Streets of Lady Bay

It's two weeks before the Open Gardens weekend, so let's help Lady Bay present its best face to visitors and residents alike and clear the streets of litter. Meet at 10 a.m. on Trent Boulevard, oppos...

Tidy Hook

Let's focus on The Hook

(proposed Local Nature Reserve)

Meet outside Lady Bay Primary School at 10am for a fun social occasion clearing the rubbish from our most prized local beauty ...

Community tidy up

Let's clean up the streets!

Meet outside Lady Bay Primary School at 10am for a fun social occasion clearing the rubbish from our own streets. We should gai...

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