The UK wide initiative “Clean for the Queen” to make sure that the whole of Britain is spick and span for the celebrations of the Queen’s 90th birthday in June, is getting under way in Penarth today.
The campaign to pick up litter, and tidy up infamous ‘grot spots’ in Penarth began at 09:30 this morning at Penarth Council’s HQ in West House, Stanwell Road. The council provided high-viz yellow waistcoats and litter picking equiipment for the volunteers .
The Town Mayor, Cllr Rosemary Cook, says “I urge everyone to consider taking part in this event, enabling us to express pride in the beautiful town of Penarth and prepare for the Queen’s 90th birthday.”
Volunteers will litter-pick and clean signage and graffiti throughout the Dingle Pathway and on to The Esplanade and Cliff Top.
In the Dingle Park area the litter picking operation commences at Dingle Park at 09:30 and will move on to Agnes Street Lane and Goscombe Drive, Cogan at 10:00.