Posted by: admin on 15th Jan 2011
15th January 2011 – Lets tidy up a little bit of Rhyl – GC2HP1V
Location: North Wales
Organiser: Team Marzipan
Working hand in hand with the local Countryside Warden (Adrian Hibbert) and the Keep Wales Tidy team (Gareth Jones) the CITO event was held on Saturday 15th January 2011.
Considering the weather conditions – blustery winds and intermittent drizzle – the event went really well. Following a welcome and general safety talk from Adrian we spent a solid two hours working at litter picking, cutting (pruning) back and dead hedging (fence weaving), rotating our time between each of the 3 activities. Everyone enjoyed the option to change activities and thought that the time flew by with no break.
We had a turnout of 36 adults and 7 children, with cachers travelling from as far away as Stoke on Trent, Warrington, Preston and Porthmadog. Everyone ended the event damp but satisfied with their morning’s efforts, with 18 bags of rubbish successfully collected.
We have plans to do another CITO event in the summer, probably in the same area in conjunction with the Denbighshire Countryside Rangers and Tidy-Up Wales again.
We will let you know when we have confirmed a date.