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Mears and Watford Community Housing Trust join forces to clean up litter in Boundary Way, Watford

Mears and Watford Community Housing Trust join forces to clean up litter in Boundary Way, Watford

Community cleans up local housing estate in Mears' Big Tidy Up.Residents armed with bin bags took to the streets of Boundary Way, Watford as part of a 'Big Tidy Up' campaign launched by leading social housing maintenance and repairs specialist Mears Group and their client Watford Community Housing Trust.Part of the Keep Britain Tidy national campaign, the Big Tidy Up saw 3 Mears' employees and a number of employees from Watford Community Housing Trust team up to do battle with litter in Boundary Way, Watford.Judith Moores, Gateway Committee member at Watford Community Housing Trust, said: "We at the Boundary Way action group would like to thank Mears for all the help and support that resulted in the successful Fun Day and Tidy Up."Mears' community projects around the UKnot help the environment andimprove the lives of the people in the area,they alsoforge lasting relationships within the community. Initiatives such as Big Tidy Up help to discourage people from committing acts of vandalism or property damage, alleviating the pressure on local authorities and helping to create a friendlier and more cohesive community atmosphere."It was great to see Mears and local residents working together with true teamwork" said Alex Smith, Customer Care Officer at Mears Watford. "We will continue to organise and support these initiatives because they have a positive and tangible effect on the community." A local resident who helped with the cleaning said: "It was nice to see the community coming together. Great fun was had by all! "