RESIDENTS of a small village close to Bolton got here together for a large-scale litter-picking event final weekend.
More than 30 individuals of all ages gathered on Saturday morning in Belmont Village for a tidy-up morning as a part of their Best Kept Village marketing campaign.
The undertaking was organised by volunteers from the Belmont Village Residents Association with assist from Blackburn with Darwen Council.
George Skinner, 73, a Belmont resident of round 30 years standing and a member of the residents’ affiliation, stated: “We try to organise litter-picks like this round annually.
“Quite a lot of cyclists and motorcyclists come by way of the village they usually’re not at all times probably the most cautious when it comes to disposing of their litter.
“More than 50 bags were collected in total.”
The important varieties of garbage collected included cigarette butts, fuel canisters, basic waste, tyres and leaves, which had been sorted into separate luggage – a few of which might be recycled.
Following the event, the Black Dog pub supplied bacon butties for the volunteers after the morning’s work.
Belmont is simply a small village with a inhabitants of round 300 residents, however has an lively and tight-knit neighborhood group, in response to Mr Skinner.
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