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Weeley Wombleys

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We started as Weeley Wombleys in 2017 as so many residents had expressed their concerns about the amount of litter appearing everywhere, and we are now part of Weeley in Bloom. There are several take-aways in the area, and the detritus was mounting up so much Tendring District Council couldn't keep on top of it. We litter pick on the first Monday morning of the month, and there is usually a hard-core of about 15 residents who pick regularly. We also encourage residents to keep their frontages as clear of rubbish as possible and the area has seemed a lot tidier since we started. We have been into the local School wearing our home-made WeeleyWombley costumes, together with McDonalds (our Corporate partner), to encourage the primary school children to litter pick, and to take their litter home with them. McDonalds also very kindly have a member of staff litter picking around the Village practically every day, which is very much appreciated.

Weeley Wombleys
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Bags collected so far

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Members

4

Years

5

Total number of events

upcoming Events

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past Events

Main roundabout Cleanup 22.10.21

Main roundabout Cleanup 22.10.21

Monthly Community Litter pick

Took place 6.9.21

Catch up bags from previous litter picks

There have been many litter picks which have not been logged

Weeley Wide Spring Clean

Meeting at Weeley Council Offices, and then spreading out to litter pick, clean road signs, and generally weed bad areas.

WeeleyWubbishWombleyWobots

Competition for a variety of categories building Weeley Wubbish Wombley Wobots from recycled materials.

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