Families, couples and kids help tidy town's litter together

hitchin forum spring litter pick event

Everyone enjoyed Hitchin Forum's Spring litter pick - Credit: courtesy of Hitchin Forum

Families, couples and kids all helped out as part of a town-wide litter picking force over the last two weeks.

Around 200 people collectively took part in Hitchin Forum's Spring litter picking fortnight, tidying up areas all over the town.

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The Forum estimates that more than 200 people may have contributed to their Spring litter pick event - Credit: Courtesy of Hitchin Forum

Usually an event attended by big groups, this time families were told to work on their own part of Hitchin as part of a wider community effort.

Organiser Bill Sellicks said: "We want to say a big thank you to all who got involved and those who helped spread the word.

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People of all ages helped tidy up their parts of Hitchin - Credit: Courtesy of Hitchin Forum

"We had lots of offers of help - it's hard to tell, but we estimate that more than 200 people may have taken part.

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"We're pretty certain we have made a difference, and a walk around the town shows some of the more litter-prone areas are looking a lot cleaner at the moment."

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Hitchin Forum's annual spring litter picking event was a big success - Credit: Courtesy of Hitchin Forum

The Forum's next community litter picking event will take place on Sunday, October 17. Email hflitterpick@gmail.com for more information and to sign up.

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