Six Keep Wales Tidy volunteers from Powys went the extra mile to clean up litter on the Wales Coast Path, prior to its opening on 5th May. The team went by train to Fairbourne and then litter picked along the Coast Path to Barmouth, accompanied by Sue Newham, Tidy Towns officer for North Powys.
The wet and blustery conditions made litter picking tricky at times, but the determined bunch, which included an American student staying in Mid-Wales on a working holiday and three Keep Wales Tidy Litter Champions, covered the route in approximately 4 hours, collecting nine bags of rubbish.
Sue said, “The clean up was part of a weekend of action by Keep Wales Tidy volunteers along the coastal path. The Welsh coastline is spectacular and the completed coastal path will be a real attraction for walkers and holiday makers. Thank you so much to Kath, Jean, Chad, Jean, Vivien and Andy for getting involved.”
If your town or village is interested in a community litter pick, or you want to find out more about becoming a Litter Champion, please contact Sue on firstname.lastname@example.org