Can you help with the Great British Spring Clean in West Leeds this weekend?

12 April 2019

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There are a number of litter picks being held as part of the Great British Spring Clean. Can you help at any of these events tomorrow (Saturday)? writes Jill Stocks.

  • Mini West Leeds Pick Me Up, Travellers Rest, Armley. 10am.
  • Sustrans litter pick on the Leeds Liverpool Canal between Armley and Kirkstall. Meeting Wyther Lane Car Park. 2.30pm.
  • Burial Ground Tidy Up,  Fulneck Moravian Church, Pudsey. 10 am.
  • Friends of Hawksworth Wood Spring Clean, meet at the Butcher Hill entrance to the wood. 10 am.
  • Houghley Gill litter pick. Meet at the top of the steps adjacent to Musgrave Bank. 12 pm.
  • NAWRA litter pick. Meet at Bramley Fall Woods Changing Rooms, Pollard Lane, Bramley. 10 am.

As with all litter pick events please make sure you are wearing weather appropriate clothing and footwear. Under 16s are welcome accompanied by an adult.

Grabbers and bags are provided by the organisers and in most cases tea and biscuits will be available!

Most picks go on for a few hours but volunteers are welcome for as little or as long a time as they are able to.

You can find out more about litter picks all over the city on facebook through this page or this and find out more about the Keep Britain Tidy Spring Clean here.

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