UNDER the watchful
eye of our Chairman, Cllr John Lewis (in
eager new recruit Edward Timpson MP
(centre) listens to instructions from
Team Leader Joyce Webb before the
Nantwich Litter Group takes to the streets of Nantwich to
hunt down and capture litter.
occasion was the national Clean for the
Queen weekend (March 4 to 6) and there
was a large turnout on
the Saturday morning to
show solidarity with local residents and
visitors in the campaign to eradicate
the litter problem.
across town for an hour of picking,
followed by refreshments at Nantwich
Litter Group were pleased to be
supported by the MP who has been
actively promoting litter awareness at
hoped that the high profile given to
this campaign throughout the country
will raise the awareness level of the
anti-social nature of littering and the
high cost borne by us all in clearing up
after the litter louts.
Clean for the Queen campaign aimed for the
biggest community-led clean-up the
ever seen ahead of the
Queen’s 90th birthday.
It was backed by organisations which
include the Women’s Institute, the
National Trust and the Royal Society for
the Protection of Birds, as well as
businesses including McDonald’s, Costa,
Greggs, KFC and Wrigley.
Also involved were anti-litter charities
such as Keep Britain Tidy (that's their
logo, above left)