Rubbish Friends announce first litter pick for 2014

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Rubbish Friends announce first litter pick for 2014

The volunteer litter pickers “Rubbish Friends” will be joining with the “Love My Beach” volunteers in their first clean up of 2014.

The two volunteer organisations will be working together with Sefton Council’s Coast and Countryside rangers to help clear the beach of marine litter on Saturday 15th February.and

Councillor Sue McGuire, one of the founders of “Rubbish Friends” explained “The recent high tides and strong winds has meant there is an huge amount of additional debris on our beach and so we are delighted that “Love my Beach” are joining forces with is for this vital clean-up.”

Councillor Pat Keith will join her Cambridge Ward Colleague to supervise the operation and said “Litter is a blight wherever its found but we are so fortunate that we have a growing group of volunteers who willingly put in their time and effort to clear it. In my opinion they are our “litter heroes.”

Councillor Sue McGuire added “We are really proud of the work that “Rubbish Friends” put in to clean up grot spots around our area and both Pat & myself would encourage everyone to get involved”.

If you would like to be a Southport “Rubbish Friends” please join us on Saturday 15th February in the car park closest to Fairways Roundabout (free parking for volunteers) at 10:30am. Gloves and equipment

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