Volunteers show pride in their community at annual litter pick

Some of the volunteers who took part in the litter pick in Hoe and Worthing

Some of the volunteers who took part in the litter pick in Hoe and Worthing - Credit: Archant

Volunteers near Dereham have been showing pride in their community by collecting dozens of bags of rubbish.

The annual litter pick at Hoe and Worthing saw 44 people take part this year.

Together they collected 72 sacks of rubbish, as well as other items which were too large to be bagged.

Volunteers have been carrying out an annual litter pick in Hoe and Worthing every year for the last seven years.

It takes place every March and is carried out over three days.


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During that time those who have taken part have ranged from infants to octogenarians.

The litter pick regularly sees between 40 and 60 volunteers taking part.

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They have collected as many as 300 bags of rubbish in some years.

The bagged up litter is quickly collected and taken to a central point where it is later picked up by council workers.

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