and Highbridge join 'Clean For The Queen' campaign
beach clean in Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow, and a litter pick at
Highbridge's Apex Paerk are set to be held over the coming weeks
as part of a nationwide effort to spruce up the country in time
for the Queens 90th birthday.
groups in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge are being encouraged to
join the nationwide campaign, called
'Clean for The Queen', as litter blitzes take place across the
Sedgemoor District Council has contacted all local town and parish
councils and many community groups to offer the loan of equipment,
such as gloves and litter-picking kit, for the work.
council is encouraging and supporting groups and individuals who
want to 'do their bit' and enjoy a few hours together litter-picking,"
said a spokesman. "Once the bags are filled, Sedgemoor will
take them away."
A beach spring clean of Burnham-On-Sea Beach, between Berrow beach
car park and Burnham's Maddocks Slade, will be carried out on
Thursday 17th March from 10am. Volunteers can take part by meeting
and parking at either Berrow Beach car park or Maddocks Slade
Wardens will meet helpers at both locations. Volunteers are being
urged to wrap up warmly and wear suitable boots and clothing.
Further information is available from Graham Newing, Sedgemoor
District Council's Resorts Officer, on 07710 841791.
The Friends of Apex Park will also be carrying out a litter-pick
around the Highbridge park on Friday March 4th from 10am-12 noon.
Volunteers shoudld meet at the Apex Park Car Park Office.
Lower lighthouse has also been entered into a national comtest
where the organisers of 'Clean for the Queen' perform a free clean-up
of a local building, monument or iconic location. Hundreds of
entries were nominated but, unfortunately, the lighthouse has
not been chosen.
group or individual who wants to take part in the 'Clean for the
Queen' can find information and resources at http://www.cleanforthequeen.co.uk
or contact Sedgemoor's Clean Surroundings team on firstname.lastname@example.org
or 01278 435498.
Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change,
launching the nationwide initiate