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OxClean

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OxClean is an Oxford Civic Society initiative dedicated to cleaning up Oxford and keeping our city clean and tidy all year round. The overall objective is to establish our streets and public spaces as places designed for the safe enjoyment of the people. Our strategy is to both clean up accumulated litter and rubbish and to prevent the problem occurring in the first place. OxClean also runs a Schools Education Campaign and is mounting other campaigns to change attitudes. See website for details

OxClean
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Bags collected so far

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Members

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Years

4

Total number of events

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past Events

Spring Clean 2012

Our Annual Spring Clean campaign is scheduled for Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd March 2012. Many groups already registered. See our website for details

Spring Clean 2011

Our annual Spring Clean took place on Friday 4th & Saturday 5th March 2011 • 118 community groups organised two hour litter picks at locations of their choice across the city – this match...

Spring Clean 2010

Our annual Spring Clean event, this year attracting registrations for over 110 groups

Spring Clean 09

Spring Clean 09 will take place on Friday 6th & Saturday 7th March 2009.

Please see website for details

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