Latest news from Southport’s Rubbish Friends


Latest news from Southport’s Rubbish Friends

Rubbish Friends were out again on Saturday 3rd September despite the weather. The team of intrepid volunteers donned waterproofs to clean up the Sand Dunes around the west side of the Marine Lake.

Councillor Sue McGuire, co-founder of Rubbish Friends said “Rubbish Friends try to time their clean ups to coincide with social events happening in Southport to put an extra sparkle in our town for visitors and residents alike. This time we are tackling the sand dunes and area around the West Lancs Yacht Club in time for both the Air Show and the 24 hour Yacht Race.”

rubbish-collectingSouthport resident and long standing Rubbish Friend Doug Southern said “I’m really proud of our team of litter pickers who have been turning out every six weeks since 2012 to clean up grot spots across Southport. They are a great group of people who voluntarily give their time and effort and do a great job for Southport.

Doug Southern added “I would encourage more people to get involved. There is a real sense of pride and community spirit when we see the amount of litter we collect and the positive impact we make on the areas we tackle. Everyone is very welcome to come along. The more volunteers, the more litter collected, the tidier we can all make Southport.


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