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Helping hands help to tackle ‘dire and dirty’ town

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13 AUG

Helping hands help to tackle ‘dire and dirty’ town

By timesecholife on in All News, Featured News

A TEAM of budding volunteers took to Cheadle's town centre, on one of the hottest days of the summer so far, to tackle nuisance weeds and litter at the weekend.

The first of it’s kind and bought to the town by mother-daughter team at Bargain Booze, Nicola Cooper and Christine Broad, the day saw 12 residents join the pair for the community litter pick.

With temperatures rising to around 27°C, the hi-vis cladded crews were out in force from 10am to around 3.30pm and saw a wide area of the town centre pruned and cleared.

Christine said: “We would just like to thank all of the volunteers who gave up their own time to help with the litter pick on Sunday.

“We covered areas from High Street, Charles Street and The Avenue to Meadow Drive.

“Some areas were so badly overgrown that we will have to revisit them next month and finish those areas off, but everyone did a fantastic job.

“Councillor Stephen Ellis came down to supply the litter pickers and some more equipment which was helpful.

“We want to thank everyone who has supported us and got involved, and hopefully, maybe next time we’ll see an even bigger group.”

The next community litter pick will take place on Sunday, September 2, with the group meeting at Bargain Booze in High Street at 10am.

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