Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Cadets Are Pick of Bunch

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Cadets Are Pick of Bunch

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WHEN their community needed them, this group of teenagers were there - armed with bin bags and litter picks.

In just four hours, they collected almost 50 bags of rubbish that had been dumped around the Baguley Lane area of Sale Moor in Trafford.

The 13 to 16-year-olds, who are Trafford Volunteer Police Cadets, also shifted fly-tipped TVs, fences and microwaves and gave the streets a good clean up.

Pc Adz Ali, who runs the cadet unit, said they decided to help out after spotting a Facebook post on a group called Sale M33 complaining about the amount of litter around Baguley Lane.

Ten cadets accompanied by five staff members spent four hours picking up rubbish, filling 47 bin bags.

Altrincham-based firm C.I.S. helped them out by volunteering their time and a van to move the litter.

Pc Ali added: "I am really proud of what Trafford Volunteer Police Cadets have achieved whilst out litter picking in Sale Moor. …

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