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Thorpe Gate Rivercare, Peterborough

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Our objectives are: - Keep our area free from litter, rough sleeping, drugs etc, working closely with the Council and its contractors - Look after our stretch of the river and its habitat - Support other groups to help keep Peterborough free from litter - Help to promote a climate where it is unacceptable to drop litter

Thorpe Gate Rivercare, Peterborough
1046

Bags collected so far

3

Members

9

Years

24

Total number of events

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RiverCare litter pick

Litter pick

RiverCare litter pick

Past litter pick

Thorpe Gate litter pick

Litter pick at 10am with 2 groups, one starting from the River Nene at the steps behind Asda, the other from the bridge by the Boathouse. To be confirmed depending on how flooded the river bank is

Thorpe Gate litter pick

Litter pick starting at the steps behind Asda 10 people, 16 bags, part of a sofa and a usable bicycle cleared. Also found needles in a few locations - needle use seems to be spreading....

Thorpe Gate litter pick

One of our regular litter picks. If you have not picked litter with us before, please contact Harry Machin at hnmachin@gmail.com This was delayed until 20th October due to ongoing bad weather. Finally...

Virgin Media litter pick

Picking the Key Theatre park with a group from Virgin Media Nice enthusiastic group who had heard about our litter picks through HSBC. We collected about 12 bags from around the Key Theatre park

Thorpe Gate litter pick

Routine maintenance of Thorpe Gate area Successful use of paddle board on the river. Area is remarkably clear of litter given that our last litter pick here was 4 months ago

HSBC litter pick

Private event for a team from HSBC's Mortgage and Protection department. Very focused group of 9 people cleared average 2 bags per person fromthe park around the Key Theatre. This area is regularly l...

HSBC litter pick

Private event for a team of HSBC branch managers 17 people collected 15 bags from around the Key Theatre park

Thorpe Gate litter pick

This event is cancelled as the area has recently been litter picked

Litter pick

Litter pick at 10am, all equipment provided. Please wear sturdy shoes. We will have two groups. One will start from the river bank near the town bridge (town side), by the steps at the back of Asda. T...

Litter pick

Litter pick at 10am, all equipment provided. Please wear sturdy shoes. We will have two groups. One will start from the river bank near the town bridge (town side), by the steps at the back of Asda. T...

Litter pick

Back to our regular Sunday morning litter picks. Please wear sturdy footwear, equipment is provided. We'll start at 10am with two groups - one from the Asda steps and one from the Boathouse, so please...

Anglian Water litter pick

Meeting at 1pm at the Boathouse pub in Thorpe Meadows, to do a litter pick around the river Nene and the Boardwalks nature reserve, finishing about 3pm. Following last month's successful litter pick w...

Thorpe Gate litter pick

Another of our regular litter picks. Please wear sturdy footwear, equipment is provided. We'll start at 10am with two groups - one from the Asda steps and one from the Boathouse, so please pick whiche...

Litter pick

Meeting at 10am to clear litter from our part of the river bank, finishing about 12. One group will start from the steps behind Asda on the river bank near the centre of Peterborough, and the other w...

Litter pick

Litter pick at 10am on Sunday 13th May, starting from two locations - the steps behind Asda on the river bank and the Boathouse pub. Equipment is provided - gloves, bags, litter pickers - but please w...

Litter pick

Litter pick at 10am on Sunday 8th April, starting from two locations - the steps behind Asda on the river bank, and the Boathouse Many thanks to the 14 people and one dog who braved the elements and c...

Thorpe Gate litter pick

We will meet at 10am at the steps behind Asda on the river bank, just by the town bridge and walk up towards the Boathouse from Asda towards the Boathouse, picking litter as we go, then join up with a...

Litter pick

Litter pick to coincide with Keep Britain Tidy's Great British Clean Up. Meeting as usual at 10 am at the steps behind Asda on the river Nene at Peterborough town centre. Equipment (gloves, bags etc) ...

Litter pick

Our first litter pick of the new year will be at 10am Sunday 14th January. If rain is forecast, please check this page to be sure it's still on. Starting from the steps on the river bank behind Asda, ...

Litter pick

We met at 10am last Sunday, with one team starting from the steps on the river bank behind Asda and a second team starting at the jetty by the Boathouse Many thanks to everyone who joined us for a rea...

Thorpe Gate litter pick

Litter pick with two groups - one starting from the steps on the river bank behind Asda and one from the bridge by the Boathouse. Start at 10, finish at 12

Litter pick

Litter pick at 10am, starting from two locations - the steps behind Asda and the Boathouse - and meeting for a drink at the Boathouse at 12 o'clock Many thanks to the 14 people who picked litter with ...

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