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Event address

Vicinity y of Worple Road, London, SW19 4HX

72A Worple Road
Wimbledon SW19 4HX

Event date

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Event times

10:01 - 13:01

Description

I have been a volunteer litter picker on behalf of Merton Borough Council for the last 4 years; picking litter on at least three occasions per week. I also engaged with both 'Clean for the Queen' and 'The Great Spring Clean' of previous years. The dropping of litter is a selfish act, particularly when others are expected to clean up afterwards. The responsibility though for clean streets cannot be left as the sole responsibility of the local authority; litter free streets is everybody's business! During my litter picking rounds I have met with nothing but praise and thanks -with one notable exception when a man upbraided me for doing the councils job! My response was this! When the sirens sound some take to the shelters and others man the barricades. I choose the litter free streets barricade.

Event organiser

JAMES Millar

Event local authority

Merton London Borough Council

Event campaign

Great British Spring Clean

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