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Knowsley ‘Cleans for the Queen’

by Lisa Bennett

Community-minded residents, groups and businesses across Knowsley have been staging local clean-ups in time for the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations.

The Clean for the Queen initiative has seen groups and individuals making a difference in their local areas by tidying up streets, open spaces and parks.

One of the biggest clean-ups happened at Stadt Moers Park, Whiston when workers from Tesco’s Prescot store were joined by a team from the Environment Agency and council staff tidying up entrances and pathways, as well as clearing debris from the lake.

Clean for The Queen was a campaign launched by Keep Britain Tidy in partnership with Country Life magazine aimed at clearing up Britain in time for the Queen’s 90th birthday, which was officially celebrated this month.

Groups involved in clean ups have included:

•           Volunteers from the L14 After School Club, Huyton, who cleared up Finch House.

•           Local volunteers were joined by councillors Ken McGlashan and Veronica McNeill to clean up the Woolfall area of Page Moss.

•           Littlewoods of Stockbridge and Junior Rangers cleared up the Littlewoods area of Stockbridge Village.

•           Around 85 volunteers from Page Moss Friends and Family Group cleared up Page Moss Trinity Church and the surrounding area

•           The following parks ‘friends’ groups also staged clear-ups in their local parks:

Huyton: Friends of Bowring Park, Friends of Ten Acre Pits; Friends of Court Hey Park; Prescot: Friends of Prescot Cemetery; Court Farm Woods Association, Halewood

 

clean up 5.3.16 038Picture of the Friends of Prescot Cemetery Group.