Bourne Estate Clean Up
As part of the Poole Partnership's
Closing the Gap initiative, a multi-agency project
team organised a
clean-up of the Bourne Estate assisted by volunteers of
Environmental & Consumer Protection Services (ECPS), local
residents, Council employees, the Dorset Police Rossmore Safer
Neighbourhood Team and Ward Councillors united to remove an amazing 17.9 tonnes of
waste from local homes & gardens.
Free skips were provided at two
locations - in the Bourne Valley Youth Centre car park and at
the entrance to Alderney Recreation Ground in Turbary Close.
The 10am start was
greeted by what was to be a continual flow of residents
bringing unwanted items for removal.
By 2pm the waste
collected filled 15 skips, one refuse truck & 4 flatbed
trucks, and included: