Pickers blitz plastic waste in Greenfield

The volunteers who helped clean up Greenfield

A BUMPER turnout of volunteers, including four eager youngsters, marked National Plastics Day with a spring clean of Greenfield .

More than 20 people scoured the village with their litter pickers at an event organised by Street Scene Greenfield and Greenfield and Grasscroft Residents’ Association.

In a couple of hours they collected 34 bags of rubbish, including 16 full of plastic material, some fished out from the River Tame.

Boarshurst Band Club on Greenbridge Lane served refreshments provided by Tesco, Greenfield and the quartet of children each received a certificate to mark their contribution.

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