THE Middlewich Clean Team, a voluntary group of residents, teamed up to start the new year with a big litter pick.

Twenty volunteers collected 23 bags full of litter on Monday.

The group was thrilled with the 'massive turnout' and wants to say a big thank you to Morrisons for their hospitality and providing drinks and biscuits.

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The team came together with a vision to develop and promote a culture of pride in the town and the community.

They meet twice a month on Saturdays and Mondays and are working towards a litter free town and a pleasant environment for everyone to live in.