The Blaxhall Commons and Open Spaces Chatritable Trust Community was one of 5 community groups in the Suffolk Coastal area to be awared a £200 prize for our environmentally friendly litter picks we ran on Saturday the 2nd and 9th of April 2016.
Over two Saturday mornings the Blaxhall Group collected 12 bags of rubbish including a three bike frames, a car battery and a tyre!
The prize money was provide by the ‘Love East Suffolk’ litter pick scheme where 1,058 volunteers from 62 groups in Suffolk Coastal and 264 volunteers from 16 groups from Waveney helped to clean up more than 5.46 tonnes of waste!
The Suffolk Coastal winners included:- Kirton & Falkenham WI, Blaxham Commons & Open Space Charitable Trust, Darsham Parish Council, Rushmere Commoners and Thorpeness Annual Beach Clean.
The Trustees would like to say a big 'Thank You' to all of the Blaxhall villagers who took part in our 2016 litter picks, and we would encourage you to look at our events page and book the dates for the 2017 litter pick into your diary.