Bus colleagues drive forward community clean-up campaign
Staff from the Queens Road bus depot in Greater Manchester traded buses for bin bags last week, by organising a community clean-up campaign in the local area around the depot.
The Queens Road team had noticed an increase in the amount of litter on the streets surrounding the depot and decided to bring managers and drivers out onto the street to tidy up the area.
The activity organised by the Queens Road First Manchester team was part of the national Keep Britain Tidy initiative and took place on Thursday 29th March between 9am and 12pm.
Speaking before the Queens Road clean-up, John Roxburgh, Operations Manager at the First Manchester Queens Road depot, said: “We’re more than just a bus operator, we’re part of the community – and we have a duty to help the local area, in any that we can. We will be spending the morning helping to pick-up litter and doing anything we can to help make the Queens Road area cleaner, but don’t worry – we will still have drivers operating our buses throughout the morning!”
For more information on the Keep Britain Tidy campaign click here.