RiverCare’s clear up

Horncastle RiverCare’s hardy band of volunteers battled the elements to embark on their pre-Christmas Clean-up.

The trolley found during Horncastle RiverCares pre-Christmas Clean-up. EMN-210812-111824001
The trolley found during Horncastle RiverCares pre-Christmas Clean-up. EMN-210812-111824001

Horncastle RiverCare’s hardy band of volunteers battled the elements to embark on their pre-Christmas Clean-up.

Unfortunately, the clear-up coincided with the arrival of Storm Arwen on Saturday (December 4), but the morning saw a brief window in the rain and snow and the session was able to go ahead with a couple

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of volunteers braving the cold wind.

The volunteers filled a black bin liner with plastic and glass bottles, drinks cans and plastic bags in the session along the River Waring, River Bain and The Staunch.

They also unearthed a Tesco’s trolley, which proved useful in carrying all the rubbish back to the Horncastle Scout Hut before it was returned to Tesco.