Can you help tidy Preston up to be Clean for The Queen?

Posted on - 24th February, 2016 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Avenham, Charities, Fishwick, Fulwood, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston, Wildlife and Conservation
Launch of the Clean for the Queen event

Launch of the Clean for the Queen event

Tidying up is the order of the day ahead of the Queen’s 90th birthday.


Clean for the Queen sees schools and communities across Preston getting their litter pickers at the ready.

Below are the public clean ups happening during the weekend of Friday 4 March to Sunday 6 March.

A focus in Preston is to be the clear up of the Guild Wheel cycle route which was affected by the flooding during the Christmas period.

Related: People power clears Guild Wheel route blocked after flooding

They join thousands of events across the country for what is due to be the UK’s largest litter pick.

Friday 4 March

Fernyhalgh, Preston Guild Wheel
From 10am to 12noon
Meet at the Anderton Arms car park in Longsands Lane, Fulwood.

Saturday 5 March

Avenham Park
From 1pm to 3pm
Clean up of the area recently damaged by the floods. The park rangers will also be in attendance.

Bull Nose
From 10am to 2pm
Cleaning up the area of the Ribble by the Bullnose which has been left covered in debris and rubbish after the Boxing Day floods

Corn Exchange, Fox Street
From 10am to 12noon
Tidying up the Corn Exchange flower beds

Haslam Park
Timings TBC
Organised by the Friends of Haslam Park and keeping the park looking its best

Sunday 6 March

Fishwick Nature Reserve
From 1pm to 3pm
Cleaning up an area of the Guild Wheel which runs through the nature reserve

Are you taking part in any of the clean up events? Let us know in the comments below

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