Litter picking team give Dunmow a spring clean

Great Dunmow Spring Clean Team

Great Dunmow Spring Clean Team - Credit: Archant

Nearly 70 bags of rubbish were collected as Great Dunmow residents set out on a community litter-pick as part of the National Spring Clean on Saturday morning (March 4).

Families and residents, young and old turned out to give Dunmow a lift as daffodils blossom and spring pokes its head round the corner.

A whopping 68 bags of rubbish were cleared away by the litter pick, organised by the town council, as well as abandoned tyres and even an old aquarium.

David Beedle, a Great Dunmow town councillor who attended the pick, said: “It was our best turn out which resulted in a great amount of rubbish being picked up.

“There were young mums with pushchairs and children, to get some of the young families out was brilliant.”

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The litter picking troupe targeted footpaths around schools, helping clean up the areas used by young children and families as a matter of priority.

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