More than 20 bags of rubbish were collected over the weekend as the Great British Spring Clean was brought into action in Pudsey.
Volunteers from the Litter Free Pudsey group collected the rubbish as part of a national scheme to clean up local areas and raise awareness of the issue.
Armed with bin liners, grabbers and gloves, the volunteers cleaned their way around Robin Lane to Radcliffe Lane and New Pudsey Street on the Saturday and on the Sunday from the Asda down to New Pudsey Station.
They were joined by Pudsey MP Stuart Andrew. He said:
“It was really good to see the community effort involved in the Spring Clean over the weekend. There was a good moral amongst us all as we made our way through the area. I was shocked at the amount of rubbish that we all collected however, and we must ensure that we all do what we can to protect the local environment and put our litter in bins.”
Litter Free Pudsey is run by a group of volunteers who help tidy the town by picking up litter. New volunteers and supporters are always welcome.
UPDATE: This article has been amended to change the name of the group to Litter Free Pudsey.
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