Bearsden Academy litter pickers are pride of the community

Bearsden Academy co-ordinated a community litter pick involving Bearsden Festival, Bearsden in Bloom and our local primary schools recently

Bearsden litter pickers

Despite torrential rain, more than 50 volunteers turned out to help keep the area litter free. The team spent two hours cleaning up the area, filling more than 30 bin bags.

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Bearsden Academy's PTA supported the event, supplying hot drinks to keep everyone warm.George Cooper, Head Teacher said: "We are proud of all the pupils and volunteers involved for being such active, caring citizens.

"Discarded rubbish affects us all.

"By working together, we can make a difference."