More join clean-up effort

2014-07-18 00:00

MANY more Nelson Mandela Day Clean-up enthusiasts have joined the campaign.

Here’s an update on the list of participants published in yesterday’s paper:

• St Mary’s Catholic Church Parishioners will spend 67 minutes cleaning Loop Street in front of the church, going up to West Street.

• Staff at NCT Forestry head office at 363 Burger Street and the subsidiary office, NCT Tree Farming at 171 Burger Street, will be cleaning the street between both their offices — a stretch of 1 km — starting at 11 am.

• Workwear Depot staff will be tackling Victoria Street, Wiganthorpe Road as well as the river behind their office.

• Missy Dillon Upholstery will do a clean-up in Chesterfield Road between 1 pm and 2.07 pm.

• The Gay and Lesbian Network will work in the CBD cleaning the alleyways in town, starting at 9 am. Director Anthony Waldhausen said before they start they will observe a minute’s silence in memory of Nelson Mandela.

• The Thaver Family of Dresda Road will clean and maintain the open space in Dresda Road. In the long-term they hope to have a veggie patch put up in the area.

*Ward 31 will be cleaning around the Olympic Pool and car park starting at 10 am.


• Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs Barbara Thompson will be in Pietermaritzburg carrying out her clean-up activities in Copesville — next to the Copesville Community Hall at 10 am.

• KZN Premier Senzo Mchunu and Finance MEC Belinda Scott and their team will also be cleaning up in the capital city. They will be sweeping and picking up dirt in Langalibalele Street, Retief Street, Church, Pietermaritz and lower Boshoff Streets.

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