A number of local residents, of varying ages, came together to tidy up Enderby village in an organised event billed as “Enderby Coop Great British Spring Clean”.
Those taking part were asked to bring along their old Coop bags to use for collecting litter and a pair of gloves.
The group took to the village area between 2.30 and 3.30pm on Sunday 4th March and during that time managed to amass several sacks full of litter. The sacks were deposited outside the store at 19 Cross Street, Enderby for collection.
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It’s a busy couple of weeks in store (forgive the pun) for the Co-op and local causes:
Monday 5th March Applications open for the next round of Local Cause funding.
Wednesday 7th March visit to Honey Bees preschool to talk to the children about Fairtrade and handout free bananas.
Friday 9th March 5.15pm-6.15pm Fairtrade wine tasting in Enderby Co-op.
Wednesday 14th March Fairtrade coffee afternoon at Enderby Library with the over 60’s games club.
More photos from the
Enderby Coop Great British Spring Clean
The team on Mill Lane Park
Young litter pickers walking through Enderby village
Canisters of butane found on Mill Lane Park and even old abandoned garden planters.
[Source / All photos: Coop Member Pioneer for Enderby]
Police officers were called to premises on High Street, Fleckney at around 9.45am today (Tuesday August 6) following reports that a robbery had taken place at the local Co-op store.
Three suspects who were all masked had entered the premises armed with what has been described as a hammer and a metal bar and hit a man to the floor.
The victim sustained minor injuries that didn’t require hospital treatment.
A quantity of money has been stolen.
The three suspects made off in a vehicle.
A silver coloured BMW was seen driving away from the area at speed.
A silver coloured Vauxhall Zafira which is believed to be connected to the incident has been recovered in the area of Fleckney.
DC 1924 Bill Beechey, the investigating officer said:
“We are in the initial stages of our investigation and would urge anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw either of the two vehicles in Fleckney this morning to contact us.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact on 101*, follow the instructions to leave a message for a police officer and when prompted key in the officer’s identification number.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, which is free and anonymous, on 0800 555 111.
* Calls to 101 cost 15p for the entire call from both mobile ‘phones and land lines Please note some mobile ‘phone service providers may charge for this call.