The Great British Spring Clean is a campaign with one simple ambition, to bring together people from across the country to clear litter that blights our Towns, villages, countryside and coastline. The initiative follows on from the Clean for the Queen campaign in 2016 which involved 250,000 people in local clean ups.
Around 2.25 million pieces of litter are dropped on the streets of the UK every day, with 30 million tons of rubbish collected from England's streets each year.
Here in Fareham alone we collect over 800 tonnes of street litter from our bins and streets each year across the Borough.
We think the Great British Spring Clean is a fantastic initiative inspiring us all come together, encouraging the local community to help clean up the borough to make it a beautiful place for us all to live and work.
Our main clean up event will take place on Thursday 4 April in Lincoln Close from 10am-2pm, focusing on the area around the Sheltered housing and communal lounge, open spaces nearby, and shrub beds at junction of Litchfield Rd and Lincoln Close.
With help from the local community, Fareham in Bloom volunteers and Fareham Borough Council staff members we will be:
If you want to help there are a couple of things you can do:
Other local groups that are taking part in the initiative that we know about include:
Eaton Aerospace Group
Sunday 24 March 2019
Meon Shore Beach
Poppy Rhodes (Student Involvement Officer)
Fareham College Students
Thursday 28 March 2019, 1pm-3pm
Approx 30 students litter picking around the college area
Woodlands Early Roots Day Nursery
Saturday 30 March 2019
Holly Hill Area
Locksheath Junior School
Thursday 4 April 2019
Around the school
Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) & Fareham Society
Saturday 13 April 2019
Salterns Beach, Hill Head
Sunday 14 April 2019
Hook lane to beach along Warsash