Litter picking in the town centre

Friends of the River Frome

Name: Litter picking in the town centre
Organisation: Friends of the River Frome
Location: 28 Lewis Crescent, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2LF
Type: Short Term
1 or 2 hours of your time

Description

We organise monthly litter picks along the river on the first Saturday of the month.

Meet at 10am by the Cheese & Grain at the Market Yard car park.

We provide litter pickers and bags. You provide sensible shoes, gloves (although we have some spare) and enthusiasm!

Just come along or phone for more info.

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Organisation Description

Friends of the River Frome are a charitable organisation and the only body specifically seeking to improve the river (and river corridor) within the town. We feel passionately about the state of the Somerset River Frome and its surroundings. We work with other community groups and Frome Town Council.

We organise working groups to clean up the river and banks

Provide advice, education and support to make the river a place for recreation (walking, cycling, canoeing, fishing etc)

Improve the ecology by management of invasive species and fish habitat

Provide comment on development within and adjacent to the river corridor

Seek funding and planning to benefit public access and the environment

All are welcome to help in our activities.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Environment
  • Sport & Outdoor Activities

Types of Activity

  • Outdoors
  • Practical Work and DIY

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

Sensible shoes, gloves and enthusiasm


Benefits

Fresh air, simple exercise, friendship, job satisfaction

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 14
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Informal discussion