Hall of Fame - Our Litter Heroes

We've had lots of community litter picks recently. We've been happy to help and support these people making a difference to their local area.

These are just some of our Litter Heroes:

Escrick Park - February 2019

The team from Escrick Park Estate and Hollicarrs Holiday Park had a busy day collecting rubbish from the Skipwith Road area and around Escrick - well done everyone.

Hirst Courtney - February 2019

Pictured above are some of the volunteers at the Hirst Courtney annual spring clean, organised by the Parish Council. Eleven volunteers took part and collected 14 bags of rubbish - well done to everyone involved!

Walter Thompson (Contractors) Ltd - January 2019

While Walter Thompson (Contractors) Ltd are building four classrooms at Selby Community Primary School they're also carrying out weekly litter picking on Flaxley Road, outside the school and shops. Thanks to Mark for his great work!

Heck Parish Council - July 2018

1st Riccall Scout Group, (Beaver Scouts and Scouts) - May 2018


Whitley and Eggborough School - May 2018

Burton Salmon - May 2018


Cawood - March 2018

Hambleton - March 2018

Bryam - March 2018

Selby litter pick - September 2017


Sherburn litter pick - September 2017

Sherburn in Elmet Community Association

Volunteers included Jordan and Jay Parkinson tackling litter in Sherburn with Carl Wetton from North Yorkshire County Council.

Olivia and mum Sue regulary litter pick in Sherburn - great community spirit!


Bolton Percy


Team from Selby Abbey


Picking up one piece of rubbish and making a difference in our community - you are our litter heroes:

Sue and Olivia Howard who have been busy picking up rubbish in Sherburn in Elmet. Thank you Sue and Olivia!


Dancers at the River Mills Ballroom joined in to ensure all their waste is being sorted correctly for recycling. Thanks for being green!

Chris, a volunteer at Barlow Common, picks up more than #1PieceofRubbish. Thanks Chris!

And these litter heroes all joined our #1PieceofRubbish campaign in January 2017.


Thanks Keith Cadman.                               Thanks Abbey Fisheries.               


Thanks Fen.                                                   Thanks Harry Haigh.

Thanks Cllr John Cattanach. 



Thanks Gill Marshall.                                           Thanks Janet Waggott.


Thanks Arthur Lowthian.                                Thanks Sam Mountain.


      Thanks John Kos.

Thanks McDonalds franchisee owner Michael O’Reilly and staff member Lauren Zagorski.


Thanks Theo Haigh.                                    Thanks YOLO.


Thanks to the staff from Selby Leisure Centre (above and below).


Thanks to Charles Forbes Adams and the staff from Escrick Park Estate.


Thanks Cllr Richard Musgrave.                     Thanks Nigel Adams MP.



Thanks Barbara from the Friends of Selby                Thanks Helen Butters, from Yorkshire Rows.



Thanks Cllr Mike Jordan                             Thanks Rosie.

Thanks Siobhan.

Thanks Tadcaster Albion.

   Thanks to the pupils from Riccall Primary School.

And can you find a more inventive way of getting your rubbish in the bin?