Litterpicks are coming to Littleport... the first is next week!

Littleport Timebank group members.

Littleport Timebank group members. - Credit: Archant

Littleport Timebank is launching its own set of litterpick events; the first is on Wednesday August 24 from 10am to 12pm at St George’s Medical centre.

Local businesses and organisations were approached a few months ago to ask if they would pledge £40 which bought them a litterpick set - including a personalised hi-vest printed by Littleport business Sigma embroidery.

“Several organisations stepped up to the challenge and, as a result, the timebank will be able to litterpick to their hearts content at a moment’s notice,” said John Ide of the group.

“Sponsors have been invited along on the day and are hoping there will be a good turnout from the community.”

Caline Easey, coordinator for the timebank, said: “I am very grateful to local businesses, charities and organisations that were generous enough to donate money towards an issue that affects every community.

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“East Cambs District Council have been kind enough to support our efforts in the past but this means members can go off when they wish.”

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