Local Ward Councillors litter pick for Love Parks Week

Cllrs Scopes, Maloney and Almass holding litter bags in front of the skatepark on Holbeck Moor

Local ward councillors, Gohar Almass, Annie Maloney and Andrew Scopes (Labour, Beeston & Holbeck) have been getting involved with Keep Britain Tidy’s Love Parks Week 2023.

The initiative which ran from 28 July until 6 August celebrates parks and green spaces as well as the dedicated volunteers and workers who look after them.

Local councillors did a litter pick to join in with other efforts across both the ward and the city. Beeston, Cottingley and Holbeck all have fantastic green spaces and the councillors hope initiatives like ‘Keep Britain Tidy’ will encourage increased usage of the local green spaces

Councillor Gohar Almass said:

“Our parks and green spaces bring communities together and allow people to connect with nature.

“As part of Love Parks week, myself and ward colleagues did a litter pick to help ensure these treasured spaces in Beeston and Holbeck remain clean and accessible for all to enjoy

“I’d also request everyone to use the Bins provided near benches and play areas as most of the litter was only within few yards of the bins. Let’s keep our parks & our neighbourhood clean in the same way we keep our houses nice and clean, let’s be part of the solution, not the pollution.”


This post is based on a press release issued by Beeston & Holbeck Ward Councillors


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