Extra Mile: Local Councillor assists with litter picking at Maes Tryfan, Bangor



Plaid Councillor Elin Walker Jones joined the Probation Service to collect litter at Maes Tryfan estate in Bangor.  The event was organised jointly by Keep Wales Tidy, Bangor Pride and Tidy Towns.   It was part of the Welsh Government’s Tidy Towns project.  The Tidy Towns initative was created to enhance the local environment and to tackle local issues such as litter dropping, dog fouling and fly tipping.

“Caring and protecting our environment is a responsiblity for each and everyone of us,” said Plaid Cymru Councillor, Elin Walker Jones who represents Glyder residents on Gwynedd Council.  “Ensuring we have clean and tidy towns is an essential part of safeguarding our communities as great places to live, work, play and enjoy.  By working together, we can begin to address anti-social issues such as litter fouling.  I am grateful to every one who has taken the time to joins us today, especially those who arranged the event.  Anyone who is keen to join us as we continue our efforts of ensuring that Glyder is a clean and safe environment, is welcoem to contact us.”

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Caption for photo attached (l-r): Plaid Councillor, Elin Walker Jones pictured collecting litter at Maes Tryfan, Bangor with Sian Elin Powell, Bangor Pride Project Officer