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Mission Statement

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?


Please go to our For Residents section where we list action that can be taken under each of these headings and other signposting relating to Manchester Councils Services.

You can also join us through our main Facebook page or by making contact via our Contact us page.

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.

At 18:17 on 21/9/21 September count 427 and the annual total is 8,733 🧤 full bags that have been collected by volunteers. 😀

Wythenshawe Volunteers smashed this year's target once

Bags Collected So Far

Twice = 4042

Bags Collected So Far

A Fourth time around! 27/06/21 =

A Third time = 6063

Bags Collected So Far

and around for a fifth time 21/09/21 =

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  • FEB Litter picks 2021
  • Feb 2021 bag total
  • March 2021 Litter picks
  • March 2021 bag total
  • april litter picks
  • April bag count

Our volunteer Tom Holmes kindly produced the above info graphics for us

Our bag count album can be found on our Facebook page: 



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


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. 🧤

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Patron: Eamonn O’Neal DL

Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester @gmlo_uk

Twitter: @EamonnONeal

Executive Director @StAnnsHospice

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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We are honoured to be raising funds for St Ann’s Hospice this coming year and would love all our friends and partners to get involved. We have many ideas to fundraise and any participation is welcome.
Every penny raised will go to the charity and we will be encouraging all to litter pick by mirroring our bag count with every pound raised.

To sponsor the bag count please follow the link on the button:
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