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Barrow Footpaths Clearance Group - Snippers and Pickers

This is a new village group of volunteers with the aim to keep our footpaths, jitties and open spaces clear and tidy of rubbish and overhanging branches and brambles. We meet every two weeks, usually on Thursday mornings at 10am. Details for each task are sent out to volunteers via email where possible.

This group has been set up with support from the Parish Council. They provide Public Liability Insurance, gloves and some tools. A brown bin for green waste is also available.  For those who prefer to help out with litter picking we will also be getting some suitable equipment sourced. 

Please contact the Parish Council on 01509 416016 or via email on if you wish to join this group.

To report issues about Footpaths to the Parish Council please use the Fault Report Form on the Parish Council Website or click here.  There is also a map of the Footpaths around the village available on the Parish Council Website or click here.

I'm also keen to find out what areas around the village you think need to be a priority for this group to get working on. If you know of any areas please let me know.

Please complete the Volunteer Registration Form and come and join us on one of our future tasks.

Our Risk Assessment is also available.

Future dates for your diary: (Please see details in the 'Local Events' calendar for where to meet up for the next task)

  • Thursday 7th March 10am
  • Wednesday 20th March 10am
  • Thursday 4th April 10am

We have already completed tasks in the following areas:

  • Task 8 - 20th February Footpath I23 towards seagrave
  • Task 7 - 7th February- Footpath I23 between Breachfield Road and Melton Road
  • Task 6 - 24th January - Part of Footpath I32 from the Cricket Ground along part of Fishpool Brook
  • Task 5 - 10th January - Mill Lane Footpath by Play area
  • Task 4 - 2nd January 2019 - Millenium Park - clearing lower pathways of weeds and all paths of overhanging branches.
  • Task 2 & 3 - 11th & 19th December 2018 - Willow Road play area near to Brooker Close/Cotes Road


Annette Richardson


We are also particapating in the Great British Spring Clean running 22nd March to 23 April 2019

We will soon have some confirmed dates and locations for Litter Picking around the village.  Initial sites identified so far include:

  • Fishpool Brook between Brook Lane and Heron Road
  • Cotes Road jitty around Humprey Perkins School/Buttermere Way

Please contact the Parish Council to suggest other areas for clearance

Please come and join us. Bags and gloves will be provided.



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Last Updated. 21-February-2019 By Barrow Footpaths Group