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Frome residents required for the Great British Spring Clean, including Stonebridge

by adamboyden on 26 February, 2018

Litter picks are being organised around Frome as part of the Great British Spring Clean.  The Great British Spring Clean is a national campaign designed to help keep our streets looking good. Local volunteers are being asked to join in and help make neighbourhoods as clean as possible this spring in time for the warmer weather.

Annabel Macey one of the organisers of this year’s Stonebridge litter pick from Hope Frome explains, “Last year a group of nearly twenty men, women and children took part in the Stonebridge community litter pick in March. We all worked for an hour to clear litter from the stream corridor, open spaces and footpaths, and then went and cleared the edges of the old Showfield too. We collected a lot of rubbish from bushes, open spaces and the stream, including drinks bottles, cans and wrappers, as well as old tyres. Everyone had fun and it was great to see the difference it made.”

Stonebridge litter pick 2017

To join the Stonebridge event, come along on Saturday 10th March at 10.30am outside Tesco Express on Forest Road, the clean-up will finish at 12 noon.  Councillor Adam Boyden said, “This litter pick is an annual event again now and a great way to help keep where we live clean and litter free.” Please contact me Adam Boyden at or Annabel Macey on for more information.

Stonebridge litter pickers 2016

Friends of the River Frome and Frome Town Council also postponed their events – please see here and here for details. The next FORF litter pick is on 7th April at 10am-2pm outside the Cheese & Grain.

People will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing, footwear and gloves. All other equipment will be provided. The events are open to everyone and children are welcome.

These and other litter picks are also supported by both Frome Town Council and Mendip District Council as part of the national Great British Spring Clean (see

To set up you own clean up event please contact Chris Stringer at Frome Town Council on 01373 465757 and, or Mendip District Council’s Neighbourhood Services team on 0300 303 8588 and

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