Sale Wombles

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 Events


  •  20/12/2020 02:00 PM
  •   Stockport Road, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7UG, UK

Let's tidy up Timperley in readiness for our Christmas festivities!! Please meet in car park at side of Methodist Church.

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  •  18/10/2020 02:00 PM
  •   Stockport Road, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7UG, UK

Please meet in car park next to church, and bring own gloves.

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  •  27/09/2020 10:00 AM
  •   Northenden Road, Sale M33 2SR, UK

We are delighted to announce that the Sale Moor Wombles is now re-launching its community litter picks. Meeting place is the car park beside the Legh Arms Pub.

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  •  19/04/2020 02:00 PM
  •   Sale Mall Square, UK

Sale Wombles has been hibernating for some time, and is now coming out of slumber so we can tidy up our lovelly town. We are also delighted that in the past year several new Womble teams have sprung up in Ashton, Brooklands and Sale Moor. Long standing partners such as Timperley Tidiers and Bridgewater Wombles are still going strong. The campaigning efforts of the Sale Water Park Wombles resulted in a permanent Warden Team.

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  •  18/04/2020 10:30 AM
  •   366 Glebelands Road, Sale M33 5GR, UK

Spring is now blooming - and its time to spruce up our lovelly village! Please join us for coffee afterwards on the high street.

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  •  04/04/2020 02:00 PM

Our new team is keen to continue its activities in the Brooklands area around Acre Park. Team Leader is Mark Eaton. Lots of additional enhancement ideas are being considered for the central area of Brooklands.

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  •  29/03/2020 02:00 PM
  •   Thorley Lane, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7AZ, UK
  •  29/03/2020 10:00 AM
  •   George Richards Way, Broadheath, Altrincham WA14 5ZR, UK

The Bridgewater Wombles is delighted to partner with the ASDA Superstore in Broadheath for a litter pick along George Richards Way and Woodstock Park, lasting approx. 2 hours. Afterwards, please join us for well deserved refreshments in Asda's Coffee Shop. All equipment is provided, and please bring your own gloves.

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  •  28/03/2020 01:30 PM - 28/01/2020 04:00 PM
  •   Navigation Road, Altrincham WA14 1LW, UK

Please join us for a litter pick along the Bridgewater Canal pathway. From this point some members of the team will head north towards Timperley, and others south towards Dunham. Refreshments are available in the Pub afterwards.

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  •  21/03/2020 10:30 AM
  •   366 Glebelands Road, Sale M33 5GR, UK

Please join us for a tidy-up of Ashton Village, after which you are invited to share coffee with us on the high street.

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  •  01/03/2020 10:00 AM
  •   Northenden Road, Sale M33 2SR, UK

Sale Moor village needs your help to spruce up in time for the 2020 Great British Spring Clean, promoted by 'Keep Britain Tidy'.

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  •  22/02/2020 10:30 AM
  •   366 Glebelands Road, Sale, UK M33 5GR

Please help us keep our charming village clean and tidy. Join us for coffee on the high street afterwards.

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  •  16/02/2020 02:00 PM
  •   Marsland/Brooklands Road

Please join us for the first litter pick to be carried out by our new team. Our aim is to tidy up Acre park and surrounding streets. We are also planning to adopt planters near Brooklands Metro Station road junction, and enhance with wild flowers.

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  •  08/02/2020 02:00 PM
  •   Stockport Road, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7UG, UK

We look forward to welcoming you, and appreciate your dedication to keep Timperley looking its best! We will focus mainly on areas around the shops and car parks.

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  •  19/01/2020 10:00 AM
  •   Northenden Road, Sale M33 2SR, UK

Spring is just around the corner - so let's ensure our village is looking its best! Litter pick will only take two hours of your time - and will make a hugely positive impact!.

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  •  15/01/2020 02:00 PM
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  •  11/01/2020 10:15 AM
  •   366 Glebelands Road, Sale M33 5GQ, UK

Help make our village nice and clean whilst making friends when you're at it. Oh - and we always end up with coffee and cake on Green Lane afterwards.

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  •  05/01/2020 10:30 AM
  •   Brooklands Road, Sale, Manchester, UK
  •  27/10/2019 10:00 AM - 27/10/2019 12:01 PM
  •   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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  •  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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  •  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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News


News

COVID 19

COVID 19

Now that the COVID virus epidemic is retreating - our teams are now starting up events again soon! Please watch this space . . . . . .

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BIG TIDY UP IN PRIORY GARDENS!!

BIG TIDY UP IN PRIORY GARDENS!!

A popular destination during the pandemic, but with certain consequences!

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FIRST EVENT FOR BROOKLANDS WOMBLES

FIRST EVENT FOR BROOKLANDS WOMBLES

A great turnout for our first litter pick by our newly formed group on February 15th.

NEW WOMBLE BANNERS!

NEW WOMBLE BANNERS!

Passers-by will not fail to see that our teams are out cleaning up their local community with these fabulous new banners on display. Thanks to David, Leader of Timperley Tidiers, who created them!

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GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN 2020

GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN 2020

Summer is just around the corner - and its time to give our communities a good spring clean. Several Womble groups will be out during this time - please see our 'forthcoming events" page for more details.

FANTASTIC NEWS!    A NEW GROUP IS BEING LAUNCHED!

FANTASTIC NEWS! A NEW GROUP IS BEING LAUNCHED!

Our first planned event will be on Sunday, February 16th. Meet in the Park at 2pm.

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NEW YEAR 2020 -  BROOKLANDS TIDY UP

NEW YEAR 2020 - BROOKLANDS TIDY UP

On Sunday, January 5th, a huge clean up of Acre Park in Brooklands town centre was carried out by 11 volunteers.

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S.W.E.E.P. 2019 Events

S.W.E.E.P. 2019 Events

2019 has been a great year for SWEEP - our Sale Wombles Environmental Education Programme.

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SEPTEMBER - GUIDES, CUBS & SCOUTS

SEPTEMBER - GUIDES, CUBS & SCOUTS

This month we saw several groups out litter picking in their local communities.

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BUSY BEAVERS AND CUBS IN JULY!

BUSY BEAVERS AND CUBS IN JULY!

Two local youth groups are out this week on 8th & 10th July, keeping Sale clean of litter - the 11th Sale Beavers and the 14th Sale Cubs.

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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 focuses on Timperley  events.   Helen Bayliss has responsibilities of Treasurer,  coordinator 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.    In 2020 another group was formed - BROOKLANDS WOMBLES - Team Leader is Mark Eaton.      The WOMENS' INSTITUTE WOMBLES,  based at Heywood Road in Sale, also arrived in August 2020 -Team Leader Elaine Benson.

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 Co-founder of Sale Wombles. Technical support, and fundraiser.

HELEN BAYLISS

Operations Support

Helen Bayliss has responsibilities of Secretary/Treasurer, SWEEP management, and Outreach support. Conducts litter picks in Sale and edits website. 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. Geoff has a talent for creating new teams!

DAVID WADDELL

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 was set up in 2019. Regular events are 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.

MARK EATON

Brooklands Wombles Team Leader

Mark is an active supporter of local community endeavours, and is currently Treasurer of another local community group.

ELAINE BENSON

Willows Womens Institute Wombles

Our group has approximately 90 members, and we have formed our own litter picking group with like-minded members. Our base is at Heywood Road Rugby Club in Sale.

Join us & Get Involved


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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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