Clean-ups for the Queen and church poster display

Clean For The Queen EMN-160303-144641001
Clean For The Queen EMN-160303-144641001

Sleaford Town Council are holding a ‘Clean for the Queen’ event as part of the Keep Britain Tidy campaign to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.

On Friday March 4, a clean up will be held at Castlefield from 10am to 12noon, when the council’s services team and councillors will be litter picking around the area.

There are other clean up events planned over the weekend, including one organised on the Friday and Saturday by Sleaford Town Team and another on Saturday morning at 10am starting at Leasingham village hall.

Plans to create a series of posters for an exhibition in St Denys’ Church to commemorate the Queen’s 90th birthday are also taking shape.

The posters will be on display between April 21 to June 21 (her two birthdays) and will feature details about 90 individuals and organisations in the town along with their personal birthday messages to Her Majesty.

One of the co-ordinators of the church project, Alison Wickstead said they will also place all the entries into a book to be sent to Buckingham Palace.

She said: “So far the youngest is aged one-and-a-half but it would be nice to have one from a baby born this year too. She is hoping to collect £5 for each entry to help pay for the creation of the posters and book with any extra going to charity. Sponsors’ names would also be displayed.