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Volunteers clear the town's highways and by-ways
4:30pm Monday 20th August 2012 in Colchester
VOLUNTEERS helped clear an overgrown footpath linking two Colchester communities.
The event was part of an initiative by the Rotarians to improve all footpaths around Colchester and give people pride in their town.
As well as chopping off overhanging branches the group cleared litter and overgrown grassy patches.
The team, which also included volunteers from Essex County Council and community groups, took three hours on the hottest day of the year to clear the path from Port Lane to Hythe Quay.
Rubbish bags were supplied by Colchester Council . Volunteer and Rotarian Christine Beedle said: “It was a very good and satisfying morning’s work, and a big thank you to all in Rotary Centurion and all the community volunteers who joined us.”