Wootton is taking part in the Great British Spring Clean Photo by John Cameron on Unsplash

Spring Clean at Wootton is one of the events in Bedford Borough

Bedford Borough Council is joining the Great British Spring Clean by organising events to collect and safely dispose of litter, joining forces with Keep Britain Tidy to inspire 500,000 people across the country.

This year, the Spring Clean will focus on single-use plastic and encourages everyone to recycle as much as possible.

There are lots of events taking place across the Borough for the Great British Spring Clean on the following dates, starting at 10am (unless otherwise stated):

23rd March

Stevington – meet at Stevington Village Hall

Stagsden – meet at Millennium Green Junction

Bedford – meet at Salvation Amy Woolpack Hub, Commercial Road

24th March

Wilstead – meet at the corner of Luton Road/Longmeadow Drive

Wootton – meet outside the Village Hall (start at 10.30am)

30th March

Bedford – meet outside the Star Rowing Club on the Embankment, for RiverCare 2019

6th April

Sharnbrook – meet at Parish Office, 30 Church Lane

13th April

Melchbourne – meet at Melchbourne Village Hall

Yelden – meet at Yelden Village Hall

14th April

Great Denham – meet at the Community Hall

Bedford Borough Mayor Dave Hodgson said”

“The Great British Spring Clean is fantastic way to get involved in your local area, and join with people across the Borough and across the country.

“We are proud to support local communities in and around Bedford with their clean-up efforts and would like to thank all of our volunteers for their fantastic work. If you’ve never volunteered before, this is a great place to start.”

You can get involved by emailing volunteering@bedford.gov.uk or by visiting www.keepbritaintidy.org