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Council gets award for river clean-ups
4:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013 in News
AN ENVIRONMENTAL aw-ard has been given to Chelmsford Council for being green.
The Public Health and Protection Services Team won the Green Apple Environment Award, from environmental group the Green Organisation, for its litter picks of Chelmsford’s rivers.
Ian Grundy, councillor responsible for safer communities, said: “We are delighted. This hows the council’s long-standing commitment to the community, environmental issues and keeping Chelmsford a clean and safe place to live, work and visit.”
The award will be presented at the House of Commons on November, 11. The council will have its winning paper published in the Green Book, the leading international book on maintaining the environment.
The next river clean-up will be on October 19 from 9am to 1pm at Wharf Road car park.
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