Archive for Tag: rubbish

  • Litter pick in Much Wenlock

    Today saw a resumption of our regular litter pick sessions around Much Wenlock after a summer break. I think we had a record turn-out, which is gratifying. Volunteers equipped with bags and grab sticks headed off in different directions at 10am, returning two hours later with bags full of rubbish of all kinds. Unusually, the…

  • Litter pick in Much Wenlock

    On Friday five of us set off from The Square armed with bags and pickers to find more litter around the town. Farley Road, as ever, yielded most but the usual selection of discarded bottles, cans and packets from around the town swelled the bags which Shropshire Council provides. Unusually for our tidy-ups, it would be…

  • Litter pick in Much Wenlock

    Today four of us gathered to go litter picking along Bridgnorth Road and Farley Road which is usually where most of the litter is found. We also covered Barrow Street, Hunters Gate, Swan Meadow and Walton Hills where, unsurprisingly, there wasn’t much to collect. One of the enjoyable aspects of this walk around our streets is…

  • Litter

    You may be aware that I led a small team around Much Wenlock on 5th March to “Clean For The Queen”. We were expecting to collect quite a lot of rubbish, but were surprised at the volume that was lying in hedgerows, on grass verges and on the church green. Whilst most of the litter comprised cans, bottles…