LAST WEEK, a small group set about clearing up the area around the All Saints Centre, John Street Grays.
Some of them decided to see how many discarded drink cans they could find in a litter pick of the surrounding area.
The intrepid four collected over a 1000 drink cans and bottles which filled 16 large waste bags.
The rest of the group were clearing the weeds that had grown up this year, they filled nine brown wheelie bins with green waste and also 20 bin bags of other waste in the morning.
The other waste was collected by Thurrock Council later in the day.
Thurrock council also provided the litter pickers used in this morning’s work.