Moss Side residents meet up for spring clean holding bags and litter pickers

Moss Side and MSV housing gather for spring clean

  • Annual spring clean in Moss Side
  • Mosscare St. Vincents housing group organises event for residents
  • Change to be seen in the future for anti-social behaviour

Residents from the community and Moss Side Labour party termed up with Biffa to make their neighbourhood a cleaner and safer place.

Mosscare St Vincents (MSV) housing group organised the clean-up and Biffa supplied the essentials for the spring clean when residents picked up litter from the streets. They event was labelled ‘The Big Bag Challenge’.

The challenge takes place every year and this is their ninth time in action.

Fly-tipping in Manchester reached an all-time high in 2023 with 51,276 incidents of illegal dumping, a 6% increase on the previous year.

MSV’s spring clean campaign. Credit: MSV

MSV, which is located in Moss Side, asked residents which types of services they would like to see around the community, which lead to the spring clean.

The team met up on Claremont Road to collect cleaning supplies.

Residents also spoke with locals about anti-social behaviour and discussed what they can do to reduce this type of behaviour.

Locals who helped with the spring clean. Credit: MSV housing

Moss care St.Vincents housing group also provide regular opportunities for their residents to speak freely about any issues they may have.

They ensure that residents know how to open up about issues they face with their housing and make it simple for them to get in touch.

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