Big Tidy Up Events so far

Big Tidy Up events in Bedford Borough since the start of the 'Lets Tidy Bedford Together' campaign in September 2009;

Date Area covered Number of
volunteers
Number of bags collected Unusual items collected
05.09.09 Renhold 4 6  
05.09.09 Tavistock Comm
 Centre
11 7 A pushchair, frame of a sun lounger, tyres, a mattress and a carpet.
10.09.09 Aspects Businesses 19 15  
12.09.09 Elstow 2 6 Broken children’s toys.
19.09.09 Sharnbrook 8 12 Broken bike, child’s scooter, a hub cap.
19.09.09 Queen's Park 3 9 Car parts, 5 car tyres, a lorry tyre, tractor tyre, 2 TV’s, wash basin, exercise bike frame. 
19.09.09 Castle Rd Area 22 13 A sheet of plywood.
26.09.09 Rivercare -
Aspects Area
85 63 A moped, 2 chairs, a safe, a bedstead, 2 child’s scooters, some pieces of metal.
03.10.09 Wyboston/Chawston
/ Colesden
11 27  
03.10.09 Swineshead &
Pertenhall
17 17 A plastic pole.
10.10.09 Kempston 19 27 Chair frame, 2 hub caps, a piece of foam.
10.10.09 Stagsden 9 11 Tyres, building materials
17.10.09 Harrold 17 19 Broken sink. 
24.10.09 Ravensden 12 39 Fencing, traffic cone, car wheel, a carpet, a road sign and a child’s scooter.
24.10.09 Midland Road 18 20 2 sofas, mattress, bed base, bedside cabinet and a tyre. 
28.10.09 Scott Hall 20 3  
31.10.09 Stewartby 20 33 Plastic playhouse, carburettor, air filter, chair, tray, tyres and 2 wheels.
07.11.09 Roxton 10 13 A cooker and a chair
07.11.09 Wootton 76 56  
14.11.09 Willington 13 18 Wheel trim, piece of pipe, some wire fencing.
14.11.09 Bromham 8 13  
14.11.09 Great Denham 4 8  
21.11.09 Thurleigh 17 29  
28.11.09 Putnoe 16 10  
28.11.09 Clapham 5 9 A child’s scooter
23.01.10 Priory Country Park 16 60 A shopping trolley, 
23.01.10 Shortstown 3 2  
13.02.10 Queen's Park 10 8 An office chair and some wire
20.02.10 Stewartby 8 18  
27.02.10 Cauldwell &
Kingsbrook wards
13 17  
06.03.10 Little Staughton 32 45 Car tyres, wheel hubs, tarpaulin, traffic cones, some crates and pieces of metal
06.03.10 Swineshead &
Pertenhall
31 44 Beer cask, a small fridge
06.03.10 Willington 14 26 A tent, a bike tyre, large sheet of metal, 2 car tyres.
13.03.10 Stagsden 22 40 Car parts, tyres, building rubble, garden rubbish, TV
13.03.10 Mark Rutherford
Ditches
12 30 A fire blanket, some golf balls, an oil container, tins of paint, plastic tubing,
13.03.10 Melchbourne
& Yelden
28 34 A speaker, VHS player, hub cap, tyres
13.03.10 Kempston 14 27 A Christmas tree, wheel trim, office chair, a drain pipe, some children’s toys. 
20.03.10 Midland Road 33 30 A satellite dish, wooden furniture, 2 clothes dryers, 3 mattresses and 2 sofas.
20.03.10 Great Barford 17 17  
20.03.10 Felmersham
& Radwell
20 20 Plastic bucket, a length of metal, tyres
23.03.10 Re launch event-
Borough Hall
43 39 Umbrella
27.03.10 Sharnbrook 40 46 2 car tyres, 2 wheel caps, a child’s scooter, 2 cones, and some bike tyres
27.03.10 Wilden 18 36 Tyres and a electricity sign
27.03.10 Roxton 22 20  
03.04.10 Brickhill 15 27 A sink, electric fan, a carpet, a bin, guttering, and some drainpipes
10.04.10 Thurleigh 9 17 A car battery
10.04.10 Ravensden 13 40 Tyres, leaflets and pieces of wood
10.04.10 Wyboston/Chawston
/Colesden
16 37  
17.04.10 Oakley 20 22 6 doors, TV, bike
24.04.10 Rivercare-
Queens Park area
47 66 2 car batteries, pieces of wood, motorbike frame, pieces of metal, wire fencing, piping, 3 tyres, mesh fencing, child’s toy, a cricket bat.
01.05.10 Wymington 3 10 2 builders sacks, bike, skateboard, wheelie bin, pram and chair frame
08.05.10 Riseley 55 28 Kids scooter, tyre, bike frame, chair, dog toy, sign.
15.05.10 Great Denham 7 5  
15.05.10 Carlton & Chellington 11 2  
22.05.10 Harrold 7 10  
05.06.10 Cauldwell 5 7  
05.06.10 Biddenham 7 11  
12.06.10 Keysoe 7 11  
19.06.10 Manton Heights Area 11 4  
19.06.10 Clapham 4 9  
03.07.10 Rivercare 42 44 7 road signs, 6 traffic cones, breeze blocks, cooking pot, shopping trolley
10.07.10 Queen's Park 16 14  
17.07.10 Turvey 16 17 Scooter, hub cap and fire extinguisher
21.07.10 Cardington 10 6  
24.07.10 Bromham 14 14  
31.07.10 Black Tom Area 19 15 Bike frame
02.09.10 Town Centre 11 4  
04.09.10 Queen's Park 12 15  
11.09.10 Midland Rd Area 34 20 3 piece sofa, wood, car parts
11.09.10 Kempston 15 19 bed frame
11.09.10 Sharnbrook 28 30  
18.09.10 Poets Area 13 15 Teapot, worktop, broken crockery, car boot shelf
18.09.10 Swineshead & Pertenhall 9 12  
25.09.10 Stagsden 11 10  
25.09.10 Rivercare- Aspects Area 79 60  dog waste bin, oil drum, deckchair, street nameplate, 12 roadworks signs, signpost, metal sheet, wooden post, scaffold pole, plastic tub container
    Volunteers Bags of litter  
TOTALS (SO FAR) 1408    
1643

 

For more details on The Big Tidy Up campaign click here or for the events diary please refer to the Community Clean Ups page.