Today I am launching a district wide spring clean-up that will get East Hampshire looking its best.
I am not happy with the way the district’s looking at the moment - and I know you aren’t either.
That’s why we are working with our service provider Norse SE to plough extra resources into a special clean-up campaign to get the district looking as good as it should be over the next two months.
Starting on March 1 you will not only see more staff out on our streets picking up litter, pulling up weeds and tidying up our town centres, we will also have more road-side sweepers scooping up leaves, more grounds-maintenance staff and cleaner car parks.
We will have EHDC and Norse SE staff out in the district and you will see neater cemeteries, grass being cut and weed-free shrub-beds.
As well as this, we are applying for licenses so we can arrange litter-picking on the A31 and the A3.
We’re privileged to live in such a beautiful part of the country, and it’s vitally important that we look after it properly. So, we are doubling the resources we have on street cleaning duties.
You will see our teams out and about in your home towns and villages and you will be able to see the difference they make.
We are going to get East Hampshire looking great again.
Our Spring Clean Campaign will give us a head start on the annual Great British Spring Clean run by Keep Britain Tidy which kicks off on 17 March.
Through that national campaign we will support community-spirited residents who wish to organise their own litter-picks. Look out for more information on that later in March.