Sunshine on Broadford village clean up.

Broadford clean up
Volunteers turn out in force for Broadford clean up

Between 40 and 50 volunteers braved an unreliable forecast to turn out for a village and beach clean in Broadford on Saturday 16 May and were rewarded with sunshine for most of the event with only a light shower.

The Clean Up was organised by Nicholas Kelly, Assistant Youth Worker for High Life Highland and Project Officer for Broadford & Strath Community Company, and registered with Keep Scotland Beautiful (KSB) as part of the Clean Up Scotland Campaign.

Youth Club members were assisted by a large contingent of Broadford Primary School pupils and parents. Highland Council’s Ranger, Ellie MacLennan and Waste Awareness Assistant, Phil Dewar, also attended as did Grace and Paul Yoxon of the International Otter Survival Fund.

The volunteers also separated out some of the plastic drink bottles and cans into blue bags for recycling as well as glass bottles which were taken to the bottle bank.

Keep Scotland Beautiful provided protective tabards and The Highland Council litter-pickers, black bags and disposable gloves as well as arranging uplift of the collected waste.

To find out more about Clean Up Scotland, find an event in your area or to register an event visit:

To contact The Highland Council Waste Team call 01349 886603 or

19 May 2015
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