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just a short space of time.”

And he said he hoped that the Big Tidy Up would be­come an an­nual event, fol­low­ing the suc­cess of the first one.

He added: “I was talk­ing to the or­gan­is­ers and they have been re­ally pleased with the take up of the event.

“It would be great if it could be­come a reg­u­lar thing.”

Pic­ture: ROW­LAND HOB­SON

teAm woRk: Big Tidy Up vol­un­teers at Cen­tral Av­enue in Dogsthorpe with ward councillor - and Deputy Mayor of Peter­bor­ough - Cllr Bella Salt­marsh (far right). (METP-27-05-10RH130) spring clean events. was what it was all about re

Big Tidy Up was also su­pally, peo­ple tak­ing the time ported by 30 young peo­ple out to make a dif­fer­ence to em­ployed through Peter­borthe place where they live. ough’s Fu­ture Jobs Fund. “We ti­died up around the

Deputy Mayor and DogCen­tral Av­enue shops and sthorpe councillor Bella Salt­the lo­cal churches. marsh took part in a lit­ter “We found a lot of empty pick in her ward. She said beer cans and other ru­bit was heart­en­ing to see the bish be­hind those, which we com­mu­nity turn out. cleaned away.”

Cllr Salt­marsh said: “This Mayor of Peter­bor­ough, Councillor Keith Sharp, was not so lucky with the weather as he and 11 res­i­dents took part in their lit­ter pick on Satur­day.

Cllr Sharp said: “It was pretty wet but we man­aged to pick a lot of rub­bish up.

“Tak­ing part in the event helps give peo­ple a real sense of com­mu­nity and you can re­ally make a big im­pact in

Pic­ture: ROW­LAND HOB­SON

Parn­well com­mu­nity group tackle lit­ter in

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