MIDDLEWICH Clean Team has announced the dates for the first litter pickups of the year.

All equipment is provided as well as refreshments from where the collection starts.

The team do two pickup days a month from 2pm to 3pm and the first pickup of the year will be on Saturday, January 12.

Residents wanting to take part should meet at The Big Lock.

The second meeting will be on Monday, January 28 and will be hosted by the Kinderton Hotel and starting at the town bridge car park.

The first meeting in February takes place on Saturday, February 9 starting at the Turnpike pub.

The following meeting is on Monday, February 25, starting at the Harvester Salt Cellar Pub.

The March meetings are scheduled for Saturday,March 9 starting at the town bridge car park and on Monday, March 18 starting at Morrisons.

For more information visit the Middlewich Clean Team Facebook page facebook.com/MiddlewichCleanTeam/.