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Acton and Waldingfield Scouts help clean up River Stour with impromptu litter pick


By Priya Kingsley-Adam


Youngsters thought on their feet when they took part in an impromptu litter pick during a canoeing trip.

Members of the 1st Acton and Waldingfield Scouts filled up their canoes with various discarded objects found dumped in the River Stour while taking part in a summer group activity.

Scout leader Sue Ruth praised the efforts of the group for using their initiative.

Members of the 1st Acton and Waldingfield scouts collected discarded litter while on a canoe trip on the River Stour. (14970998)
Members of the 1st Acton and Waldingfield scouts collected discarded litter while on a canoe trip on the River Stour. (14970998)

"When we got back, we were amazed by how much they had collected," she said.

“They’re a good bunch of children. They came up with the idea by themselves. They had fun and were so proud of themselves.”


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