Vol­un­teers work to keep the river clean

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - UK&WORLD UPDATE -

Young peo­ple and vol­un­teers from Peter­bor­ough En­vi­ron­ment City Trust tak­ing part in a lit­ter pick along the River Nene near Rail­world. HELP­ING to keep the river­side clean and tidy was the aim of a com­mu­nity lit­ter pick along the River Nene in Peter­bor­ough.

A group of young peo­ple worked with vol­un­teers from Peter­bor­ough En­vi­ron­ment City Trust (PECT) to clear ev­ery­thing from rub­bish to shop­ping trol­leys from the river­bank near Rail­world.

It was part of the River­care project launched by Anglian Water and Keep Bri­tain­tidy.

PECT vol­un­teer Ben John­son, who or­gan­ised the lit­ter pick, said: “The River­care project is all about get­ting peo­ple re­con­nected with their lo­cal river­side en­vi­ron­ment and help­ing to im­prove the qual­ity of the river.

“Peo­ple en­joy the river for so many dif­fer­ent rea­sons, so it’s great to do what we can to help.”

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