Patriotic Litter Pickers Required

Published February 8, 2016 at 15:22

As part of its support for the country’s biggest-ever community clear up Rossendale Borough Council is organising a mass litter-pick and is looking for patriotic community groups to join in the litter pick. .

The national Clean for The Queen campaign aims to give the country a tidy-up ahead of The Queen’s 90th birthday in April.

Rossendale Borough Council would like to invite interested community groups to get involved and patriotically litter pick or clean local grot spots for the Queen.

Events will be taking place on Friday 4th, Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of March with support from the Council.

To get involved with the Council’s support on this all local community groups have to do is complete the form on our website and return it to us by February 22nd.

They can be posted to Clean for the Queen, Rossendale Borough Council, Futures Park, Room 209, Bacup, OL13 0BB or emailed to

Cllr Christine Lamb, Portfolio Holder for Operational Services welcomed the community events; “Clean for The Queen is about everyone working together to give the country a big spring clean ahead of Her Majesty’s birthday. Rossendale has great community spirit and these events will be a real benefit to our communities, much like Civic Pride who are now in their established role. It’s great to see local groups and the Council working together.”

Clean for The Queen campaign director Adrian Evans said: ‘It is great to see so many local authorities, like Rossendale Borough Council, getting behind Clean for The Queen. Litter is a problem that affects every corner of the country. By taking part in Clean for The Queen, individuals and communities will not only be giving The Queen a suitably impressive gift to mark her 90th birthday, they will also be giving themselves and their area a present – a clean space in which to live, work and play.’

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