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.”
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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
Parnwell community group tackle litter in