Volunteers lend a hand in Ely’s annual city-centre Spring Clean

The Ely Spring Clean took place in the city on April 2. PHOTO: Mike Rouse

The Ely Spring Clean took place in the city on April 2. PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

Spring has spring in Ely - and volunteers were out in force last weekend to make sure the city’s streets were neat and tidy.

The Ely Spring Clean took place in the city on April 2. PHOTO: Mike Rouse

The Ely Spring Clean took place in the city on April 2. PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

Dozens of helpers reached for their litter pickers and bin bags to give the city a spring clean on April 2.

Cleaners could choose their area to cover, which included the Riverside and Jubiliee gardens.

The Ely Spring Clean took place in the city on April 2. PHOTO: Mike Rouse

The Ely Spring Clean took place in the city on April 2. PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

Once they had finished the two-hour clean, they enjoyed a tea and cake at the Volunteers’ Centre on Fore Hill.

The Ely Spring Clean took place in the city on April 2. PHOTO: Mike Rouse

The Ely Spring Clean took place in the city on April 2. PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant