We are a group promoting the clean up of our local Wythenshawe parks and green spaces.
We aim to network the volunteers in each park and attend litter picking days.
We welcome new members from all across the 5 wards and the broader community and hope to see a litter free Wythenshawe very soon.
We believe that together we are stronger and that all our activities are building towards a community that is sustainable: environmentally, economically, physically, mentally and spiritually for the future.
How Can I help?
2021 Bag Count
Wythenshawe Waste Warriors are asking volunteers from the Wythenshawe area to help us achieve our target of 2021 litter filled bags in the year 2021, Wythenshawe wide.
Wythenshawe Volunteers smashed this year's target once
Twice = 4042
A Third time = 6063
Going a Fourth time around! 27/06/21 =
July has so far seen 233 volunteer bags of collected waste. 😁👊
Our volunteer Tom Holmes kindly produced the above info graphics for us
Our bag count album can be found on our Facebook page:
A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HELPED TO SMASH OUR 2020 TARGET WITH A GRAND TOTAL OF:
We are grateful to all those who contributed to this tally; volunteers, leads, partners, funders, even our local MP and some councillors; on behalf of the residents, wildlife and green spaces
– THANK YOU.🙏😄
Special thanks to our undercover friends David and Marilyn who have contributed largely to this total.
Who went on 88 litter picks as a duo this year.
They have collected 679 bags of rubbish from 8 parks.
Visits in brackets:
Wythenshawe Park 408 (48)
ALderman Rodgers Park 36 (5)
Baguley 21 (2)
PHP 43 (9)
Painswick 68 (7)
Kirkup 46 (7)
Hollyhedge 49 (7)
Milky Button 8 (2)
They shun awards and recognition but are respected by all who know of their work. 🧤
A few words from our patron...
Since I was installed as Her Majesty’s High Sherriff of Greater Manchester, I have seen first-hand how much we rely on volunteers to keep our communities connected, safe and clean – particularly during the recent challenging times.
Wythenshawe Waste Warriors are a great example of people coming together to do a fantastic job because they really care about where they live.
I am immensely proud of being from Wythenshawe and to witness the passion of all involved in this mapping exercise confirms what we already knew – that Wythenshawe people are determined to make a difference.
John-Paul Coe is an inspiration and with his guidance and leadership, the Wythenshawe Waste Warriors will continue to work hard, in their own time and without financial reward, for the good of the whole community.
Uncovering, protecting and celebrating our local heritage is so important and I should like to congratulate and thank every single person involved in looking after what is precious to us.
Eamonn O’Neil DL
Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester
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