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A clear-up was organised with partners by staff at social behaviour (ASB) and ASB fires. Local
our Service. residents spoke to us on the day and were pleased
Rubbish was cleared from the Northwood Forest
Hills area of Knowsley as part of a Clear Up Day as
part of a national campaign. “Any rubbish left in open spaces or elsewhere could
be used by people who want to start fires
deliberately. Although we work with the police and
investigate fires our fire crews are called to,
reducing the amount of litter in spaces and helping
to reduce things like fly-tipping can make a real
difference to communities as well as reducing the
risk of deliberate fires being started.”
Carol said: “We identified an area that needed some attention due to the rubbish and fly-tipping and we worked together with Knowsley Council and the local community to make a difference. This particular area has recently been a hotspot for anti-
A joint campaign alongside Knowsley Council was arranged by Knowlsye Council Environmental Officer, Julie Hewitt, Knowsley Community Fire Protection Arson Officer Carol Peeney and joining in on the clear up was Community Safety Advisor Apprentice Jake Purcell.
with our efforts to make the area cleaner, greener and litter free.
Community Clear Up Day aims to spruce up the country's high streets, residential and business areas, villages and parks.
IntO acTiOn
Photos supplied by Carol Peeney.
Tweets FromThe Street
Riverside Mersey @RiversideMersey April 8 Birkenhead, England Great afternoon at the Hawthornes rock ferry, thanks to @MerPolBHead @MerseyFire @WirralCouncil for their help
Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner Tweeted @MerseysidePCC on March 24 @MerseyFire have backed Jane's campaign to tackle #hatecrime by
A man Tweeted on April 9 (re-tweeting a Tweet on the consultation from @MerseyFire ) If you live / work on the Wirral - Have your say in what the Proposals the @MerseyFire have put forward
promoting @StopHateUK on six appliances on #Wirral
Portico at Moss Bank @PorticoMossBank April 2
Thank you Red Watch @MerseyFire the children really enjoyed your visit #eyfs
A man Tweeted on March 31 - @MerseyFire massive thanks to your firemen in Dunraven Rd, West Kirby today for letting my 2 year old sit in the fire engine. Made his day!

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