KEEP Britain Tidy’s Great Britain Spring Clean campaign launched this month has won the wholehearted support of Cheddleton residents.
Villagers have been holding monthly litter picks since the start of the year to keep the streets clean and tidy.
Pride in Cheddleton litter-pick organiser Ian Dalkin said: “Cheddleton is a fantastic village but, as everywhere, there’s a minority, as well as some passing through, who don’t put their rubbish in the bins provided ot rtake it home with the.
“Our group exists to help keep our streets and green spaces pleasant for everyone.”
Anyone wanting to take part in futue litter picks in Cheddleton can contact Ian Dalkin on 07546 992594 or get in touch via the Cheddleton Chat group on Facebook.
- Hardware and housewares chain Wilko are sponsoring this year’s Keep Britain Tidy Spring Clean campaign.
The initiative aims to inspire 500,000 people to join forces – in partnership with community organisations, businesses and the government – to collect and safely dispose of single-use plastic from our streets, parks and beaches, recycling as much as possible.
Last year an army of 370,000 volunteers helped clean up the country, collecting 630,000 bags of litter.