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Parish councillors in St Helens have continued their campaign to reduce litter and promote recycling with a project to promote the protection of the village greens from litter and fly-tipping.

Recently the Parish Council have renovated the public benches around the greens, funded regular grass cutting alongside the new meadow, invested in amenities on the Duver and are working on new projects to protect and improve the public realm.

Project manager Victoria Duckett says:

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“We are very aware the Village, and local area, is coming to life after the lockdown and want to encourage visitors and locals to look after the natural environment”.

Community Councillor Joost Spit, who designed signage to be displayed, adds:

“Like other locations on and off the Island, there has been incidents of anti-social fly-tipping, and we want to remind all that come to St Helens to look after the landscape and not leave litter’.

Cllr Duckett concludes:

“We are grateful for the support of partner agencies, and if everyone does their bit, St Helens will continue to be an inclusive and environmentally friendly venue for all to visit and enjoy”.

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