Litter Pick 10th November

  November litter pick began the same as usual with smiles and hellos and plenty of determination to get the litter picked up.     A three-pronged attack was launched. One group to the Triangle, another to the carriageway and another group to clean up the rest of the woods.…

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Litter Pick Sunday 13th October

The rain didn’t stop play today. Unlike cricket, litter picking is a year-round sport and on the whole, I firmly believe we are winning.   Today our team of volunteers tackled the roads and woods with a concerted effort to shift the debris entangled in the deposited branches along the…

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Litter Pick 8th September 2019

September; the dog days of summer fading in memory with the autumnal equinox approaching making the days noticeably shorter and cooler. Our litter-pick was greeted by a subdued sun; nevertheless, more welcome than any rain.  It’s a strange fact that during the peak of our summer here in the Northern hemisphere,…

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Litter Pick 11th August 2019

The commitment and resolve of our willing workforce overcame any weather concerns with a fantastic eighteen volunteers and FCWF committee members braving the expected rain. With sixteen bags of litter and yet another orphaned traffic cone to repurpose, the efforts of the volunteers today was clearly in evidence.    …

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Path Clearance

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Overgrown unpassable paths on Childwall Fields before work began.               Sunday 21/7/2019. Friends of Childwall Woods and Fields and South Childwall Residents Association undertook path clearance removing brambles and overgrowth preventing access to the lower paths close to Childwall Lane. Eleven volunteers spent a…

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Litterpick 14th July 2019

Output: 19 mostly half-filled bin bags of general litter A significant number of small steel canister’s used to make whipped cream! Another (large) traffic cone. The bags and other items were left aside the litter bin at the Childwall Lane gatehouse entrance ready for the pre-arranged collection by the Council…

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Litter pick 9th June 2019

The weather Gods were kind to us with bright sunshine replacing the downpour of Spanish storm Miguel which battered Liverpool the previous day. Five committee members were joined by eleven relatives, friends and neighbours, all of one mind;  that citizen action will prevail over those who seek to desecrate our…

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Spring Clean Part 2. May 12th

The war on litter continues…   The sunshine provided a warm welcome to the trustees, local councillors and public volunteers who mustered in preparation for the day’s assault on litter.       They donned their high-vis uniforms and after discussing tactics, enthusiastically attacked the entrenched enemy along Taggart Avenue,…

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Spring Clean 2019

Friends of Childwall Woods and Fields have been granted funding by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government under their new initiative High Street Community Cleanup. With the funding, FCWF has bought equipment to carry out litter picking, not just in the woods and fields but also on the streets next…

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