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Volunteers brave wind and rain to tidy up north Norfolk village

PUBLISHED: 15:15 09 April 2019 | UPDATED: 15:19 09 April 2019

Litter pick organiser Callum Ringer (left) and fellow volunteers with some of the rubbish they collected during a spring clean held at Bodham, near Holt.
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Litter pick organiser Callum Ringer (left) and fellow volunteers with some of the rubbish they collected during a spring clean held at Bodham, near Holt. Picture: submitted

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Community-minded folk braved wet and windy weather, to spruce up a north Norfolk village ready for the summer season.

The Big Bodham Spring Clean was organised by local group Rock Bodham, with litter-pickers and sacks provided by North Norfolk District Council.

Volunteers met at the village hall, in The Street, and spent hours collecting rubbish before being treated to tea, coffee and cakes on their return.

Rock Bodham founder member Callum Ringer, who organised the litter pick, hoped the event would make a difference to the environment and improve the appearance of the village.

He said: “Bodham is located at the source of the River Glaven and it is wildlife not only on land, but also in our watercourses that can suffer if we don’t act.”

For more information about Rock Bodham events, including the annual music festival on July 27, visit the group’s Facebook page.

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