Wooler gets a spring clean

A spring clean held in Wooler on Sunday was a great success, although organisers say it highlighted that more needs to be done.

Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 13:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, 13:14 pm
Spring clean in Wooler

More than 30 volunteers turned up and got busy picking litter, painting street furniture and generally tidying up in and around the town.

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A host of issues that could not be tackled were noticed. These will be taken up with the relevant authorities.

The spring clean was a joint Glendale Gateway Trust (GGT)/Wooler Parish Council initiative, and was organised by Patrick Sheard.

“Thanks go mainly to the volunteers,” said the GGT’s Rachel Sinton. “They have made a significant difference to the look of the town.”