Keep Britain Tidy’s National Litter Weekend

Litter and fly tipping are a blight and this weekend across the city there are a large number of litter picks and clean ups. A huge thank you to those who have organised these great events. Here is the list, join one if you can and make a real difference to our community across the city:

Saturday 4 March, 10am – 12noon
Event:  St Dunstan’s Residents’ Association Spring Clean
Meeting point: Corner of New Street and Orchard Street
Other info:  Litter picking equipment will be provided, but it helps if you have your own
Organiser: St Dunstan’s Residents’ Association
Contact: Allen Tullett on 07925533689 / allen.tullett@gmail.com
In the case of bad weather:  Please check the St Dunstan’s Residents’ Association Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/sdracanterbury/)

Saturday 4 March, 10am – 12noon
Event:  Oaten Hill & South Canterbury Association Spring Clean
Meeting point: Junction of New Dover Road and St Lawrence Road
Other info:  Litter picking equipment will be provided, but it helps if you have your own.  We will be picking up litter along the street and will also be clearing ivy from the shrubbery by Lichfield Road
Organiser: Oaten Hill & South Canterbury Association Green Team,
Contact: Sophie Scott 01227 456285 or sophie01@btinternet.com

Saturday 4 March, 11am – 12 noon
Event:  Kingsmead Community Spring Clean
Meeting point: The car-park on Kingsmead Field
Other info:  The litter-pick will finish at noon with refreshments and cakes
Litter picking equipment will be provided, but it helps if you have your own
Organiser: The Friends of Kingsmead Field
Contact: Sian Pettman on 07802 746 377 / spettman@gn.apc.org
In the case of bad weather:  check the Friends of Kingsmead Field Facebook page and website (www.kingsmeadfield.org.uk)

Saturday 4 March, 11am – 2pm
Event:  Westgate Parks Community Litter-pick
Meeting point:  Outside the blue office block in Toddlers’ Cove at 11am
Other info:  Litter picking equipment will be provided, plus tea, coffee and biscuits
Organiser: The Friends of Westgate Parks
Contact: Terry Westgate ???
In the case of bad weather:  check the Friends of Westgate Parks Facebook page

Saturday 4 March, 2pm – 3pm
Event:  St Stephen’s Litter Pick
Meeting point:  The bench in front of the Almshouses on St Stephen’s Green at 2pm
Other info:  Litter picking equipment will be provided, but it helps if you have your own.  Refreshments at 3 pm.
Organiser: St Stephen’s Residents’ Association
Contact: Sue Langdown on s.langdown17@uwclub.net or 01227 454562 / 07984 936199

In the case of bad weather: contact Sue Langdown (see above).

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Sunday 5 March, 10am – 12.30pm Area: Hales Place Meet at St Stephen’s Community Centre in Tenterden Drive Organiser: The Green Team Contact: Diane Hunt on 07733 265670

In the case of bad weather:  contact Diane

Sunday 5 March, 10.30am – 12.00
Event:  Students and SMRARA community litter-pick
Meeting point:  Bottom of Eliot pathway, Lyndhurst Close
Other info:  Litter picking equipment will be provided, but it helps if you have your own
Organiser:  Student Community Champions and St Michael’s Road Area Residents Association
Contact: Pat Kane (07708582404)
In the case of bad weather:  If it’s rain, we’ll press on, if it’s blizzards we’ll cancel.  If in doubt, contact Pat.