More than 700 inspiring local people, both young and old, took part in more than 20 clean ups as schools, community groups, businesses and volunteers donned their bibs and set out with their litter picker to tidy up
"I was really proud to see everyone come together and help tidy up
Coventry city centre and its surrounding areas," said John.
The sessions will run weekly every Monday between 10am and 12pm (except bank holidays) and 'Tidy Up
and Plant' community events will be organised during the school holidays, focusing on litter picks, planting pots to take home or planting up hanging baskets.
"We have taken part in the Big Tidy Up
before but this is the first time that so many of our younger pupils have had the opportunity to venture beyond the school grounds and into the neighbouring areas."
Newsome's ward councillors took to the streets to tidy up
the area around Barcroft Road and Bluebell Woods.
The 46th 'Pick 'n' Pint' patrol will do its best to tidy up
the Lowndes Road area of Wollaston.
all that clutter around your desk with this desk tidy shaped like a miniature supermarket trolley.
Richard Green, from Birmingham City Council, said: "It is hoped this challenge will encourage more residents to take pride in their properties and to show them the difference a bit of a tidy up
can make." Anyone who wants to take part *in the doorstep challenge should email their details to firstname.lastname@example.org
After BusinessLiverpool's report last year, owners of the city's shabbiest locations were contacted and urged to tidy up
But every Wednesday they've been heading out with their litter pickers and hi-vis vests to tidy up
parts of Kirklandneuk where they've been based.
McDonald's franchisee John Kiely said: "I was really proud to see everyone come together and help tidy up
Coventry City Centre and its surrounding areas.
South Tyneside Council and South Tyneside Homes are supporting the campaign, which is being delivered by Keep Britain Tidy, by urging local people, groups and businesses to take the opportunity to help to tidy up
their local area.