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The Leasowe Great Giveback begins next week

Post by Wirral Council News » Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:04 pm

A series of activities beginning next week will take place in Leasowe, bringing residents and local organisations together with the aim of improving the area.

The ‘Leasowe Great Giveback Week’, supported by Virgin Media with Wingnut Utilities, will bring together a host of partners who will join forces throughout the busy week to paint The Addy building and play equipment, landscape The Addy playground, level and resurface the allotments entrance area.

Partners including Wirral Council, Wirral Development Trust, Merseyside Police, Leasowe Rakers Junior Football Club, Leasowe Community Centre, Leasowe Play Scheme will engage with the community, bring people together and clean up the local area. Graffiti and rubbish will be removed and litter picks will take place all week, but there is lots more planned too.

Some of the activities taking place include:

Monday 26th July 

Leasowe Adventure Playground (The Addy building) is being painted by volunteers along with play equipment
Clean up and plant up near Leasowe shops
Litter pick at the Community Centre and across the estate

Tuesday 27th July

Litter pick at the Addy
Flower tubs being maintained by the shops
Leasowe Adventure Playground (the Addy building) is being painted along with play equipment.

The Leasowe Allotments and The Addy have had significant landscaping undertaken in the last 2 weeks by Virgin Media and Wingnut.

Friday 30th July – Community Giveback Celebration Day

11AM – 3PM Fun Day with BBQ and live music
Presentation from the Mayor of Wirral
The Hive will bring music and singing
Mounted police in attendance
VM Ice cream van
Tranmere Rovers Mascot
The Rakers – Penalty Shoot Out competition
Sports Development and youth outreach workers
Free bike marking on the estate and will set up near to the shops on Twickenham Drive
Mobile police station available to pop in for advice
Litter pick with the Rakers
Afternoon tea with cream scones
Police recruitment
Smoothie bike
Fire service crash trailer

Mark Camborne Assistant Director - Neighbourhoods, Community Safety and Transport said: “It is great to see partners and the community come together to improve their area like this. Leasowe is a great place with an active community, well done to everyone involved.”

Julian Holland, Regional Community Manager at Virgin Media, added: “Whether it’s through charity events, clean-ups or park makeovers, when bringing our ultrafast services to a new area, we’re always looking to see how we can do more to help support local communities. We’re proud to be supporting the ‘Leasowe Great Giveback’ week which gives the local community a fantastic opportunity to make a difference in their local area at a time when community connectedness has never been more important.”

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Published by Wirral Council News on Tue, 20 Jul 2021

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