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

25th March 2023 | By Thomas Mansbridge

Residents join together to clean up streets of Moss Side for nation-wide tidying scheme

The Great British Moss Side Spring Clean saw residents tidying up the streets of Manchester.

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15th March 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

‘It’s definitely not a clean place to live’: Withington residents aim to improve ‘dreadful state’ of local streets

Locals have turned to regular litter picking sessions after feeling 'badly let down' by the council's lack of help for the unclean streets

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7th March 2022 | By Rebecca Redican

Moss Side eco volunteers’ work cleaning up fly-tipping increases by a whopping 115%

Moss Side, Manchester, residents litter picking success increased 115% on last year

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20th January 2020 | By Daniel Mardle

Salford Litter Heroes clean up the streets with an army of volunteers

Salford Litter Heroes have been taking to the streets tidying up litter-strewn streets and footpaths. The group was formed by 22-year-old teaching student Danielle Wright in...

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24th October 2018 | By Daniel Davies

EXCLUSIVE: Disturbing pictures of dead swans floating among debris in Salford Quays

Shocking pictures have emerged of dead swans floating among piles of rubbish in the water at Salford Quays. The disturbing images clearly show swans surrounded by debris...

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12th October 2018 | By Daniel Davies

Litter and lack of street cleaners hinder Manchester’s bid to be UK’s first tidy city by 2020

Councillors have agreed that the city needs to take bolder steps if it is to achieve its aim of becoming the UK’s first ‘tidy city’...

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9th October 2018 | By Mia Abeyawardene

Manchester: great nightlife, shame about the litter and crime

The Northern Quota took to the streets to find out what Manchester residents consider to be their favourite and least favourite parts of the city....

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29th June 2018 | By nq_admin

Volunteers forced to take control of litter problem despite council’s £14.5m pledge

Nearly 3,000 litter louts are caught in Manchester yearly despite the city council’s recent £14.5m crackdown on anti-social behaviour. On-the-spot fines of £80 are handed...