Sandfield Penstock Solutions are very active in water pollution containment which is a major issue around the world as clean water is a reducing resource. To pollute is a criminal act. Technically washing a car and allowing the soapy water into a surface water drain is polluting. Something to think about when you watch people Read more about Sandfield Penstock Solutions[…]
Walshes Fish Shop offered to sponsor our litter picking efforts by donating equipment and offering a generous 20% discount for all holding the pickup artists discount card. Visit their Facebook page and get yourself a tasty fish supper! https://www.facebook.com/pg/Walshes-Fish-Shop-330070117803734 2 Queen’s Road Stourport-on-Severn DY13 0BH
The Pickup Artists have been supported by Costcutter on Lister Road to keep the local area litter free. Sivanandan Ampalam, manager of Costcutter spotted a Pickup Artist litter picking every morning while walking the dogs and asked what he could do to support the group. Together they have agreed Mr Ampalam would donate the money Read more about Costcutter[…]
Our Eco-brick challenge sponsorship came from Standard Motor transport. Mr James Batsford agreed that our three community eco brick challenge was a great idea and wanted to show his support as a local haulage community business. The pickup artists accepted his generous offer to transport our bricks to Eco Freaks Emporium in Gosling on a Read more about Standard Motor Transport[…]
Wyre Forest District Council were the first people to recognise the work we were doing for free and completely voluntary. They got in touch and kitted us out with free litter pickers, hoops and bags. As our group grew and we started to tackle different areas they provided us with high visibility vests to keep Read more about Wyre Forest District Council[…]
Foleys have given the group great support. Not only do they give all of The Pickup Artists 20% off their food. They also paid for all of the equipment for a local school to have a Junior Pickup Artists group. Foley’s also give us money off vouchers when they are required for big events.
Tesco have teamed up with The Pickup Artists on many occasions to collect litter from Kidderminster and Stourport. Their friendly staff have helped with the litter picks, organised the groups and given free refreshments after the event. Tesco in Kidderminster also work with Kidderminster College and have a litter pick once a month in and Read more about Tesco[…]
The manager of the local Spar in Kidderminster got in touch with us after seeing all posts on Facebook. We had a meeting and she was happy to supply us with refreshments at all of our big events. This was perfect for our volunteers on hot days in the summer. The staff from the store Read more about Spar[…]
The Land Oak in Kidderminster offer all Pickup Artists 20% off food and are always happy to donate a voucher for a big event. At Christmas they gave us 2 free 2 course Christmas meals which was a wonderful treat.
The Canal and River Trust were happy to talk to our volunteers about an adoption project hey were running. About 15 of our members were very excited to take on the project so The Pickup Artists have adopted the canal path which runs through Kidderminster with the full support of the Canal and River Trust. Read more about Canal and River Trust[…]
The Watermill in Kidderminster have also been kind enough to give all Pickup Artists 20% off their food bill when they have a meal. They were also our venue for our summer get together.
Merchants in Bewdley have been very supportive, not only do they offer 20% off food purchased by Pickup Artists but they have sponsored Bewdley Primary School so they could have their own Junior Pickup Artists group.
Mimi’s Bistro in Stourport gave our group 20% off loyalty cards after a Stourport litter pick. The hope and Anchor was our venue for our Christmas meal and we were all given free coffee after a delicious meal.
The Big Local DY10 have given us the money to buy enough equipment for all the schools in that post code. All the children received litter pickers, bags, t-shirts, hoops and have been asked to keep us updated of their progress.
Steven Walker had some very stylish high visibility vests made by Will at Empire Embroidery. These were quickly snapped up by the group and now Will works hard to keep up for demand with all of our personalised clothing.