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Environmental Activities

Rescue - Rivers and Environmental Spaces Clean Up Event

Sun 15th March 2009

This years RESCUE event was a very successful day, with 105 volunteers taking part over the 2 sessions, with 90 bags of rubbish begin collected.

Rescue 2009 01Collections in the morning were at TVP Rowing Club (7 volunteers, including Sea Scouts), on the footpath leading from Cutbush Lane to Paddick Drive and around Maiden Place (13), and Laurel Park and the field behind (24).

Rescue 2009 02In the afternoon 1 group (37) went through the woods to near Brookside Close and then along the pedestrianised part of Gipsy Lane as far as Kilnsea Drive, and a second, consisting mainly of Abbey Junior School pupils and their parents (24) went round Riverside Park.

The quantities of rubbish collected were:

TVP Rowing Club 8 black bags (landfill) 2 of cans and plastic bottles 2 of glass and bottles
Paddick Drive 12 black bags 2 of cans and plastic bottles 2 of glass and bottles
Laurel Park 15 black bags 2 of cans and plastic bottles 1 of glass and bottles
Reserve and Gipsy Lane 17 black bags 5 of cans and plastic bottles 4 of glass and bottles
Riverside Park 11 black bags 4 of cans and plastic bottles 3 of glass and bottles

Thanks to all who turned out to help.
Regards,
Jean

(Thanks to Anne Booth for the photos)

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