Help get your town ready for Easter

Alnwick Market Place
Alnwick Market Place

Two north Northumberland communities are holding town tidy-ups this weekend.

This Sunday has been designated an Alnwick town clean-up day in a partnership event organised by Alnwick Town Council and Northumberland County Council.

View of Wooler

View of Wooler

A community event is being organised between 10am and noon to help get the town shipshape for the Easter holiday period, which starts on Friday.

Various cleaning activities will take place during the day including litter-picking, street-sweeping and weeding.

Any other groups wishing to take part should contact Bill Batey, clerk to Alnwick Town Council, by phoning 07971 810267 or emailing to get details and instructions.

Any individuals wishing to take part and able to give a few hours of their time should meet in Alnwick Market Place at 10am on the day.

l Alnwick is not the only community holding a clean-up event this weekend; there is to be a spring clean in and around Wooler on Sunday too.

The project, run jointly by the Glendale Gateway Trust and Wooler Parish Council, will involve litter-picking, tidying up and minor repairs.

If you want to volunteer to help, or report some unsightly area of the village that needs attention, contact Patrick Sheard on