Don't miss a story sign up to Midweek Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Big tidy up in Honiton

15:50 16 January 2013

Cllr Sharon Pavey is asking people to join her for a litter pick around Honiton on Sunday, 20 January. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 1473-02-13AW

Cllr Sharon Pavey is asking people to join her for a litter pick around Honiton on Sunday, 20 January. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mhh 1473-02-13AW

Archant

Litter pick to help bring the community together.

Honiton is set to under go a spring clean and you can be part of it.

Instead of moaning about litter, a community initiative aims to get you picking it up.

A clean-up in the St Michael’s ward will take place on Sunday, January 20, and has been organised by Honiton town councillor Sharon Pavey.

Volunteers will be provided with tabards and rubbish bags on the day.

Hazelwood Close, Gronau Close, Brand Road, Honiton Bottom Road and Manor Crescent will be the focus of clean-up efforts.

Councillor Pavey said: “This clean up will show others that we care about the future of our local environment and that dropping litter is simply not on.

“I live in Hazelwood Close and walk to town through the little pathways connecting our streets. They are often littered with bottles, cans and crisp packets and not pleasant to walk through with my children.Sometimes people even dump sofas and supermarket trolleys there.”

She added: “Working together like this creates a sense of community and is a good way to meet your neighbours.”

Those interested in volunteering are urged to wrap up well and wear a raincoat during the event. Volunteers should meet outside Millwater School at 1pm.

The litter pick is is being supported by the Keep Britain Tidy campaign and East Devon District Council.

For more information call 07447597390 or visit www.sharonpavey.org

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 18:31
Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club. Ref shs 20-16SH 4304. Picture: Simon Horn.

Youngsters from Sidmouth Surf Lifesaving Club recently took to the water to mark the start of their 2016 season.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:51
Cllr Jill McNally spent time helping the Cubs plant flowers in Dowell Street.

Honiton town councillor Jill McNally joined the cubs to plant some flowers in the street.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:05
Beaver taking first steps in new home credit: Nick Upton/naturepl.com

Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) has taken an ‘exciting’ new step in its project by introducing two more adult beavers on the River Otter.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:59
Rupert’s Pre-school children with Kay Jeffery and visiting Lions.Picture: IAN BARRADALE

Donation of £200 helps group to buy a pedal roller and set of play balance scales.

Read more
Wed, 17:30
Year four children at Honiton Primary created a sailing boat with coins they collected for the UNICEF Day of Change this week. Ref mhh 20-16SH 4841. Picture: Simon Horn.

Pupils supported UNICEF UK’s Day for Change campaign.

Read more
Wed, 16:00
Carol Gilson wth her Points of Light certificate from Prime Minister David Cameron. Ref shs 21-16AW 7965. Picture: Alex Walton

The Orchard Way resident is the founder of the Joe Gilson Mobility Scheme.

Read more
Wed, 14:05
Powderham Castle

Police are urging festival goers to make personal safety a number one priority ahead of Radio 1’s Big Weekend.

Read more
Wed, 12:56
Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for help to find David Cauldwell.

Police searching for a missing man with Sidmouth connections have found two bodies in an area of Petitor Woods in Torquay.

Read more
Wed, 06:59
Herbert Palfrey celebrates his 100th birthday at Seaton Hospital

Patients join the party to mark Herbert Palfrey’s special day

Read more
Tue, 14:00
Election 2015

The date for the referendum for whether Britain stays in the European Union is Thursday, June 23.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications