Volunteers sought for Castle Hill Litter Pick

Our Castle Hill Ranger, Julian Brown, is asking for willing volunteers to join him on a litter pick at the Green Flag Award-winning site.

When will the litter pick take place?

The litter pick will take place at Castle Hill, Huddersfield, on Friday 25 February from 10 am to 12 noon. The litter pick is open to everyone. All equipment including disposable gloves, sanitiser and litter pickers will be provided.

The traffic barrier at Castle Hill, which has been in place for nearly a year, has helped to curb anti-social behaviour at night and has also led to a reduction in litter left at the site.

However, as Spring and Summer approach, increased visitor numbers means that litter is still an issue.

Julian welcomes any help from the community to support him in keeping this site clean and safe for people and wildlife.

Councillor Naheed Mather, Cabinet Member for Environment said:

“Kirklees Council is committed to providing parks and greenspaces that our residents can be proud of. This litter pick is an opportunity for people to join us in our efforts to improve the environment at one of our most loved and cherished landmarks. Volunteers play a vital part in our community, and I am hugely grateful for their contribution.”

How can i take part?

Anyone interested in taking part can contact Julian Brown, Castle Hill Ranger on 07870 570914 or email julian.brown@kirklees.gov.uk

Castle Hill and the Victoria Tower (kirklees.gov.uk)

Covid 19 restrictions

The walk is subject to change in line with any national guidelines regarding Covid-19. Anyone feeling unwell or displaying any symptoms of Covid-19 or flu, should not attend the litter pick.