Scouts help spring clean Wilmslow


Sixteen members of 6 Wilmslow Scouts spent the evening of Friday, 11th April, helping to tidy up the town centre in support of the Wilmslow Spring Clean.

Joined by Assistant Commissioner Mark Toombs, Bollin Valley Partnership Ranger Emma Houghton and parent Mike Wharton, they started by picking up litter from around the small pond near the leisure centre. Then they walked along the fence near the train track picking all the litter up and finished off cleaning up Springfield car park.

Mark Toombs said "Bags upon bags were filled by the eager scouts. The highlight seemed to be when they found a old vacuum cleaner that had been dumped.

He added "As a reward for their hard work we treated them to a chip supper from Jacksons chippy."



Here's what readers have had to say so far. Why not add your thoughts below.

Stuart Redgard
Sunday 13th April 2014 at 10:15 pm
The Wilmslow CleanTeam assisted the scouts by providing the equipment plus a couple of CRB checked volunteers. The CleanTeam volunteers were very impressed by the enthusiasm of the scouts and the large amount of rubbish collected and bagged.
Rehana Hindle
Monday 14th April 2014 at 9:07 am
Thank you for all your efforts, so proud
Terry Roeves
Tuesday 15th April 2014 at 3:56 pm
We must all be heartened by our Clean Team and our Scouts helping to restore civic pride. Good news, like our other town activities.
However, ask yourself why it was necessary? What happened to our council tax financed street cleaning?
Rehana Hindle
Friday 18th April 2014 at 11:31 am
I wish the council would clean up, as I mentioned previously they cannot do the job or manage money, and display huge weakness continually .
They want to built new houses on green belt areas, increase the population in Wilmslow, however they are not fit to address the basic requirements of keeping Wilmslow town centre and the residential streets close by clean and free of litter or the A538 from the runway to Wilmslow town centre or wilmslow to alderley edge, I could go on. Yet Stockport so well kept .