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Current litter picks

Litter picks and COVID-19

In light of COVID-19, do not attend a clean-up if you feel unwell or are showing cold or flu like symptoms, stay at home to protect yourself and others.

Please undertake your clean-up events in line with the advice being issued by Public Health England (PHE). In particular, participants are asked to use the following guidelines:

  • Wear gloves during the clean-up at all times
  • Wash your hands thoroughly for 20 seconds before and after your event
  • Event organisers are advised to provide hand sanitiser for participants where possible or sign post to accessible hand washing facilities
  • Clean and disinfect regularly touched objects, such as litter pickers, using your regular cleaning products
  • Stay at least 2 metres (about 3 steps) away from other people whenever possible

Read the Keep Britain Tidy guidance


Colwall

Twice a year in spring and autumn. All are welcome. Colwall Community Church provides hot drink afterwards. We will issue routes and equipment. Participants must sign a disclaimer stating that they accept full responsibility for their own safety and anyone under 18 who comes with them.

Meet in the station approach, beside the Colwall Park Hotel, Colwall, WR13 6ED.

Contact John Harradence on 01684 540638 or email harradence@hotmail.com


Ewyas Harold

Ewyas Harold for People and Planet - Friday 24 April and Saturday 25 April 9.30am - Kemble Centre (Old Catholic Church)

Meet at the Kemble Centre (Old Catholic Church), next to the Doctors Surgery. One hour (ish) pick, followed by refreshments at the Temple Bar Inn.


Goodrich

Goodrich Village - three times a year - usually February, June and October

All are welcome.

Meet at the school car park at 10am. Look out for further details on posters at the school and village hall.


Hereford

Hereford Community Clean Up Group

Regular litter picks in Hereford City - please see the Hereford Community Clean Up Group Facebook Group for upcoming events.

All volunteers welcome and equipment provided.

First Sunday of the month starting at 10am

Organised by St Nicholas Community Association, Whitecross and Greyfriars Wards.

Westfaling Street Scout Hut, Westfaling Street, Hereford, HR4 0JF.

All volunteers welcome to help to keep this part of Hereford and your wards clean.

Contact 01432 268222 or email boultersue@btinternet.com


Leominster

Litter pick every Sunday from 10am to 11am

All are welcome. Meet opposite the Fire Station in Broad Street car park, Leominster, HR6 8DD.

Contact Felicity Norman on 01568 780886 or email folley.farm@btinternet.com

Please visit Leominster Town Council website

Saturday 28 March 10am - Walkers are Welcome Leominster Litter Pick

Meet at 10am by the White Lion at the bottom of Etnam Street. Litter pick along the footpaths on the edge of Leominster and into Easters Wood.
All equipment and bags provided. Bring your own gloves and wear strong shoes or boots. Join us for all or part of the time, or if you prefer to, clean up your own street or area

Contact Pete on 01569 610955 for more information.


Woolhope

Saturday 28 March 9.30am - Woolhope - The Crown pub HR1 4QP

Meet at the Crown pub in Woolhope. With the closure of the B4224 from Fownhope to Mordiford due to the floods, traffic has been using the lanes around Woolhope which has increased the amount of litter significantly. This litter pick will try and clean up the countryside finishing with a pint at the pub!

Contact Kirstie Macfarlane on 07733 257904 or email Macsinhk@gmail.com


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