Sale Wombles

Volunteers keeping Sale and Trafford clean & tidy

Join us - rediscover your community spirit, volunteer and make friends along the way - because together we can make a visible difference which benefits us all.

Upcoming Litter Pick Events


  • 19/10/2019 02:00 PM - 19/10/2019 04:00 PM
  • Stockport Road, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7UG, UK

David will be there from 2pm with our new litter pickers, tabards, hoops and bags ready to tidy up Timperley. Please remember to bring a pair of gloves. Children are welcome

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  • 20/10/2019 10:00 AM
  • Legh Arms Pub

Our new team in Sale Moor is conducting another litter pick in the village, which is expected to last approx. two hours. Please come along, and help us to keep our town free of litter grot spots!

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  • 13/10/2019 02:00 PM
  • Charlton Drive, Sale M33 2BJ, UK

Litter tidy up of local streets used for the Manchester Half Marathon - Derbyshire Road, Irlam, Broad, Temple and Dane Roads. Please email Sale Wombles to advise of your attendance for further details. If we get a good turnout of volunteers - we could also give Sale town centre a good tidy up!

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  • 05/10/2019 02:00 PM - 05/10/2019 04:00 PM
  • Stockport Road, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7UG, UK

David will be there from 2pm with our new litter pickers, tabards, hoops and bags ready to tidy up Timperley. Please remember to bring a pair of gloves. Children are welcome

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  • 21/09/2019 10:30 AM
  • 366 Glebelands Road, Sale, UK

Please join us for a tidy up of Ashton Village and surrounding countryside. Team Leaders are Nick and Diane Plunkett, and Mike Matthews

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  • 14/09/2019 02:00 PM
  • Larkhill Centre

Team Leader is David Waddell. This will be a busy weekend as Timperley stages its annual *Timperley Fair*. Please come along to enjoy the festivities, and also help with community tidy ups throughout the day. (Updates on litter pick arrangements will be posted on this website closer to the event.)

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  • 07/07/2019 10:00 AM
  • Northenden Road, Sale M33 2SR, UK

Please come along to support our new Womble Team, led by Claire Marshall.

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  • 06/07/2019 02:00 PM
  • Beechfields, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 6EQ, UK

Team Leader - David Waddell. Altrincham Festival clean-up. Lots of helpers needed! Further details forthcoming.

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  • 16/06/2019 12:00 PM
  • Worthington Park, Sale, M33 2ES

The Sale Wombles team will be in attendance at the Lions Family Day event in Worthington Park on June 16th. Do come along to support the event, and visit our tent to find out all the new and exciting activities that Sale Wombles is engaged with. Did you know that Sale Wombles now supports six local teams, conducts an Outreach Programme (kit loan) and provides early years educational activities in local schools!

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  • 08/06/2019 02:00 PM - 08/06/2019 04:00 PM
  • Stockport Road, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7UG, UK
  • 01/06/2019 10:30 AM
  • 366 Glebelands Road, Sale M33 5GQ, UK

Sale Wombles is delighted to welcome a new community litter pick team which will focus on areas around Ashton village, and also the countryside beside the River Mersey. Our Team Leaders are Nick and Diane Plunkett, and the litter pick will last approximately 2 hours. PLEASE COME ALONG AND LAUNCH OUR NEW TEAM WITH ENTHUSIASTIC SUPPORT FROM LOTS OF VOLUNTEERS!!

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  • 19/05/2019 02:00 PM - 19/05/2019 04:00 PM
  • Sainsbury's, Sale, UK

As part of town centre clean-up campaign we will meeting at 2pm outside Sainsburys by the front entrance trolley park.

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  • 18/05/2019 10:30 AM - 18/05/2019 12:30 PM
  • Sale Sports Club

Meet at Priory Gardens car park off Dane Road opposite Sale Sports Club at 10:30am

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  • 28/04/2019 02:00 PM - 28/04/2019 04:00 PM
  • Legh Arms (Stop E), Sale, UK

As part of town centre clean-up campaign we will meeting at 2pm outside the Legh Arms.

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  • 27/04/2019 10:30 AM

THE MET. OFFICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE WEATHER WARNINGS FOR TODAY DUE TO EXPECTED VERY HIGH WINDS. THEREFORE, WE HAVE TO CANCEL OUR LITTER PICK EVENT FOR SAFETY REASONS.

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  • 07/04/2019 10:00 AM
  • Mersey Farm, Sale, UK

Mersey Farm car park to litterpick Banky Lane. Later, after the council have done their final sweep of the Marathon route up to the Carrington Lane junction we will work back along the Marathon route to

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  • 17/03/2019 10:30 AM
  • Park Road, Timperley, Altrincham WA14 5AD, UK

This is a special project to clean up rubbish found between the Timperley Metrolink station and the Bridgewater Canal, and also alongside Canal Road. Afterwards volunteers are invited to enjoy refreshments at "Just the Ticket" Cafe next to Metrolink station.

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  • 09/03/2019 01:30 PM - 09/03/2019 03:30 PM
  • WA14 1LW

Meeting place: Old Packet House Pub, Navigation Road/A56, Altrincham. This litter pick follows the pathway along the Bridgewater Canal north to Timperley, and south towards Dunham.

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News


News

MR WOMBLE & his friend joins in Bridgewater Canal litter pick!

MR WOMBLE & his friend joins in Bridgewater Canal litter pick!

OUTREACH  with Kelloggs, Trafford Park

OUTREACH with Kelloggs, Trafford Park

Sale Womble kit in action again along the Bridgewater Canal.

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SALE WATER PARK - Good news!

SALE WATER PARK - Good news!

Sale Water Park is to get some park rangers. This means that our Waterpark Wombles schedule for 2019 will undergo some changes. As a result out December 2018 litter pick can be cancelled. Read more about it...

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About Us


Sale's Big Tidy Up campaign started in October 2011 with the campaign becoming the SALE WOMBLES in October 2012.   The Chairman is Will Jones, who focusses on Timperley  events.   Helen Bayliss has responsibilities of Treasurer,  co-ordinator of Nursery and Outreach Programmes.  Geoff Densham  manages BRIDGEWATER WOMBLES.   Our TIMPERLEY TIDIERS  team is managed by David Waddell.

We are delighted to advise that during 2019 we have welcomed two more groups to the Womble family. ASHTON WOMBLES led by Diane and Nick Plunkett,   and SALE MOOR WOMBLES led by Claire Marshall.

Join us - rediscover your community spirit, volunteer and make friends along the way - because together we can make a visible difference which benefits us all.   Giving a little of your time is easy and volunteers go away feeling proud of their achievements, and are often thanked by passers-by.   Recent new volunteers said they really enjoyed it and didn't want to stop  Warning - it seems litter picking can be addictive!
About Us

Team


Will Jones

Chairperson

Chairperson and Timperley coordinator. Co-founder of Sale Wombles

Helen Bayliss

Operations Support

Helen Bayliss has responsibilities of Treasurer, SWEEP management, and Outreach support. Manages litter picks in Sale. Co-founder of Sale Wombles.

Geoff Densham

Bridgewater Wombles

Leader of the Bridgewater Wombles. Geoff has accomplished great success with his previous management of several Womble activities around Sale.

David Waddle

Manager of Timperley Tidiers

David has been supporting his local community for many years, and provides much assistance to his fellow Womble team members.

Nick & Diane Plunkett, Mike Matthews

Ashton Wombles Coordinators

The Ashton Wombles is a new team set up earlier this year. So far three events have been staged in Ashton village and surrounding countryside.

Claire Marshall

Sale Moor Wombles

Claire has recently joined our management team, and is leader of the Sale Moor Wombles. Also keeps an eye on Priory Gardens.

Join us & Get Involved


  • Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Other Exciting Activities


Outreach

SALE WOMBLES ARE READY AND WILLING TO LOAN EQUIPMENT FOR GROUP EVENTS

S.W.E.E.P

SALE WOMBLES ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME

TOTAL RESULTS - ALL TEAMS (2011 to 2019)


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