Park is looking better after its spring clean
Friends of Holmhills Wood Community Park cleared more than 30 bags of rubbish from the green space on Sunday.
Kicking off at 1pm, the weather stayed dry for the litter pickers who met at the West Coats Road entrance in Cambuslang for the three-hour operation.
The event saw 12 volunteers and two dogs collect 33 bags of litter and three boxes of glass from the area around West Coats, and the older area of Holmhills Wood to the south of the park.
Hilary Paton from the group said: “We are grateful to all our volunteers, South Lanarkshire countryside rangers service for the bags and litter pickers, SLC land services for collecting the bags of rubbish and would like to thank our local MP Margaret Ferrier and MSP candidate Clare Haughey for their time and coming along and picking up litter on the day.”
The spring clean of the park comes as the charitable group unveils its new park logo, designed and donated by Domain Web Design Agency in Bellshill.
Hilary added: “It will all help our efforts to clean up and improve the park’s image and help to encourage more visitors from the local area.
“When people visit the park they can’t believe such a stunning place was so near to so many houses and hidden from view.”
People interested in joining the friends group, or taking part in future clean ups can get in touch on Facebook or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Children as young as one took part in the clean-up operation