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Horsham District Council backs the 2019 Great British Spring Clean

Horsham District Council is backing a national campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities, from 22 March to 23 April this year, as part of The Great British Spring Clean.

Local parishes and community groups are being encouraged to take part and the Council is supporting groups who want to ‘do their bit’ to help clear up the litter through the council’s Adopt a Street initiative, providing litter picking equipment and extra support.

How to get involved:

If you would like to do something special in the Horsham District this year and take part in the Great British Spring Clean, please contact Horsham District Council’s Adopt a Street team.

The team provides the loan of specialist equipment including pick up sticks, bin bags and high viz jackets. But hurry – the equipment supply is limited and they are only available on a first come, first served basis.

This campaign builds on the success started with 2016’s Clean for the Queen national clean-up and The Great British Spring Clean is now an annual national spring clean event helping to bring people together and improve the environment on their doorstep.

Cllr Philip Circus, Cabinet Member for Waste, Recycling and Cleansing at Horsham District Council, said: ‘We are delighted to be supporting the Great British Spring Clean once again and we encourage as many groups, individuals and organisations as possible to take part and join the national army of #LitterHeroes, who have had enough of other people’s litter and are willing to do something about it. You can host a clean- up in your area, join a clean-up near you, or pledge your support in other ways.”

To find out how to get involved and how the Council can help, please visit: https://www.horsham.gov.uk/bins/great-british-spring-clean-2019

Alternatively, you can contact Simon Furlonger at simon.furlonger@horsham.gov.uk

To find out about our ongoing Adopt a Street initiative, now supported by some 3,500 local community heroes across the District, and sign up to become a litter picking volunteer, visit: https://www.horsham.gov.uk/bins/adopt-a-street.

To find out more about the national campaign, visit: www.greatbritishspringclean.org.uk

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