Mexborough litter blitz team collect 100 TONNES of waste in two days

By Michael Upton | 08/05/2019

Mexborough litter blitz team collect 100 TONNES of waste in two days

VOLUNTEERS helped to clear the landscape, houses, gardens and garages of Mexborough of an astonishing 100 tonnes of waste during a two-day clean-up.

The first litter blitz led by the Mexborough Neighbourhood Network focussed on grot spots around the town, with ten community skips on offer to help residents de-clutter and litter picks mounted to spruce up the streets.

Cllr Sean Gibbons, Chair of Mexborough Neighbourhood Network said: “I would like to thank everyone for coming together to make our first event a huge success. 

“It was fantastic to see all volunteers, community partners, local businesses and local residents coming together to rid our neighbourhood of unwanted and unsightly rubbish.

"A huge thanks to all volunteers and partners who supported us, especially the police and fire cadets.

“There’s much more to come and many other projects in the pipeline to improve our town.”

The network’s next meeting is at Mexborough Youth Club at 6.30pm on Thursday, May 23.

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