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Down Your Street – Team Up To Clean Up!

7
Jul

Road Clean – 6th July

26 bags of dirt were collected on Belfast Road by volunteers from Saintfield Development Association as part of the Down Your Street campaign.  Both sides of the road, footpaths and road entrances were cleaned from the traffic lights to Claddagh Hill and from Cotswold Downs to the former Hocks’n’Hooves building.

Road Clean - 6th July
Belfast Road after the Down Your Street campaign volunteers have been in action.

Road Clean - 6th July
Just some of the 26 bags of dirt collected on a short stretch of the Belfast Road by volunteers from Saintfield Development Association.

Would you be willing to help the Down Your Street campaign?  Even volunteering for a short time can help to make a difference!

Please contact:  info [at] discoversaintfield [dot] com


6
Jul

Litter Pick on Saturday 5th July

1 volunteer in action

Windmill Road – 1 bag rubbish

Station Road (30 MPH sign to the bridge) – 6 bags of rubbish


4
Jul

Litter Pick – Thursday 3rd July

8.00 pm to 10.00 pm

1 volunteer

Parish Church car park – 1 bag
Lisburn Road to junction with the Old Belfast Road – 2 bags
Old Belfast Road to the 30MPH sign – 2 bags

Total for the evening = 5 bags

A lady was also seen cleaning the parking bay at the terrace on Fair Green just off the Lisburn Road.  Thank you.

Please consider removing any weeds and/or litter you find in front of your house.  If everybody took part it would make light work of keeping Saintfield clean and tidy!  Join the Down Your Street initiative!  For more information on how you can help please contact:

info [at] discoversaintfield [dot] com


2
Jul

Saturday 28th / Sunday 29th June

Saintfield Development Association’s Green Saintfield Committee have been in action again.  Litter pick latest:

Saturday 28/06/2014

ADOPT A SPOT – Moyra Drive (Waste ground and fields behind houses)

1 volunteer – 10:00 am to 12:00 pm then 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

11 bags litter &  2 bags recyclables (see photo)

Sunday 29/06/2014

Cleaned up gutters & pavements on Upper Main Street North/South sides and The Square.

10:30 am to 11:30 am – 3 volunteers
1:00 pm to 6:00 pm – 1 volunteer

11 bags of dirt to be collected by DDC dust cart.

Running total: 49 bags

Kerb Cleaning & Litter Pick


29
Jun

Area In Front Of The Orange Hall – 27/06/14

The area in front of the Orange Hall has been weeded, scraped and swept.

The area to the side of the building has still to be cleaned.


23
Jun

Kerb Cleaning & Litter Pick – 22/06/14

Saintfield Development Association’s Green Saintfield Committee have had another session of kerb cleaning and litter picking:

Date: 22/06/2014
Time: 8.30 am to 11.30am (3 volunteers) & 4.00pm to 5.30pm (1 volunteer)

Cleaned up kerbs and pavements on Lower Main Street North/South – 5 bags of weeds and litter collected.

First third of Downpatrick Street Car Park cleaned – 6 bags of weeds and litter collected.  Below are photographs of the car park before and after being cleaned by members of Saintfield Development Association.

Kerb Cleaning & Litter Pick

Kerb Cleaning & Litter Pick

Kerb Cleaning & Litter Pick

Kerb Cleaning & Litter Pick

Kerb Cleaning & Litter Pick


21
Jun

Kerb Cleaning

Kerb Cleaning
Weeds growing along the kerb at Fair View.

Kerb Cleaning
The same stretch of kerb after the weeds have been removed by members of Saintfield Development Association.

Kerb Cleaning
Main Street (upper south side) before kerb cleaning by members of Saintfield Development Association.

Kerb Cleaning
A member of Saintfield Development Association cleaning the kerb at the upper end of Main Street.

Kerb Cleaning
The kerb as it looks now having been cleared of weeds and litter.


20
Jun

Litter Pick – 15/06/14

Litter Pick by Saintfield Development Association’s Green Saintfield Committee:

Date: 15th June 2014
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon

1 bag Fair Green and Health Centre car park
2 bags Downpatrick Street car park
1 bag New Line and playpark

Date: 15th June 2014
Time: 3.00pm to 5.30pm

1 bag Downpatrick Street to Academy Primary School
1 bag Lislane / Listooder Road/ Old Grand Jury Road
1 bag Crossgar Road to Rowallane

Unusual item: grey wheelie bin with number 2 on it on top of hedge on Crossgar Road. Full of rubbish. Will go back and remove rubbish from it.


20
Jun

Litter Pick – 11/06/14

Saintfield Development Association’s Green Saintfield Committee had its second litter pick:

Date: Wednesday 11th June 2014
Time: 7.45pm to 9.00pm

Comber Road

3 bags of litter collected


20
Jun

Litter Pick – 09/06/14

Saintfield Development Association’s Green Saintfield Committee had its first litter pick of the season:

Date: Monday 9th June 2014
Time: 7.15pm to 8.30pm

Belfast Road approaches to Saintfield

4 bags of litter collected