Litter volunteers pass 1,000 mark in bid to keep Blackburn with Darwen clean

WHEN it comes to keeping the borough tidy, Blackburn with Darwen’s volunteers have bags of enthusiasm.

And there is now a small army of them pounding the streets with the figure recently topping the 1,000 mark.

Many are part of the Keep Blackburn Tidy and Keep Darwen Tidy groups – offering daily support through their network and busy Facebook pages.

Others applied through the Lancashire Volunteer Partnership and take pride in making a real...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-08-17 13:02
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