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Sports Direct, Subway and Associated British Ports join ItsMyStreet clean up event in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 16:50 04 August 2017 | UPDATED: 17:00 04 August 2017

A third, large-scale litter pick hit the streets of Ipswich town centre and the waterfront on Friday, August 4. Picture: GREGG BROWN

A third, large-scale litter pick hit the streets of Ipswich town centre and the waterfront on Friday, August 4. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Another large-scale litter pick hit the streets of Ipswich's town centre and waterfront today.

large-scale litter pick hit the streets of Ipswich’s town centre and waterfront today. Pictured is Natasha Balaam. Picture: GREGG BROWNlarge-scale litter pick hit the streets of Ipswich’s town centre and waterfront today. Pictured is Natasha Balaam. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Volunteers from over 40 businesses got their hands dirty to clear up the streets outside their doors in the third ‘#ItsMyStreet’ community event run by Ipswich Central this summer.

Ipswich Central say the campaign is not only about keeping the streets of Ipswich clean and tidy, but also to help make those working in the town proud of their place of work.

The campaign was first launched in June.

A spokesman for Ipswich Central, which is running the campaign, said: “Everybody working together can make a change, appreciating the place you work, live and visit is important, #itsmystreet brings the business community together to keep their area clean and gives that sense of pride.”

A third, large-scale litter pick hit the streets of Ipswich’ town centre and the waterfront on Friday, August 4. Picture: IPSWICH CENTRALA third, large-scale litter pick hit the streets of Ipswich’ town centre and the waterfront on Friday, August 4. Picture: IPSWICH CENTRAL

The following firms took part:

Polkatdotfrog

Sports Direct

Ipswich Building Society

ABP (Associated British Ports), which supplied a boat to help clearn Ipswich Waterfront.

Neptune Marina

DanceEast

Waterfront Life

Subway

Gymophobics

NCP

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