Corby estate set for week of clean-up activities

Volunteers will be litter picking on the Kingswood Estate in Corby.
Volunteers will be litter picking on the Kingswood Estate in Corby.

Corby’s Community Safety Partnership team will be out in force next week to tackle ongoing issues and talk to residents in the Kingswood area.

Throughout the week, a number of events will take place aiming to improve the surroundings and safety measures in the area.

On Monday, the Community Payback team will be completing jobs such as painting, litter picking, unclear signage and garage door maintenance.

Tuesday and Thursday will see the council’s Community Safety team knocking on doors on the Kingswood Estate to find out what matters to residents and deliver advice packs.

A skip will be placed in the Kingswood Neighbourhood Centre car park on Wednesday from 10am to 3pm to allow residents to get rid of any rubbish that they can’t place in their normal bin.

To round things off on Friday, there will be free Halloween-themed activities from 2pm to 4pm at the Neighbourhood Centre for children ages five to 12.

Corby Council leader Cllr Tom Beattie said: “Our Take Action events are the perfect way to make our borough a cleaner and safer place.

“Each time we concentrate on a different area and it’s great to be able to clean the community up and more importantly, interact with the public to find out what we need to prioritise for our next event.

“The teams will be door knocking, but are always happy to talk to residents while they’re out and about, so if the people of Kingswood have any feedback or issues you would like to raise, I hope they will come out and have a chat with our helpful Community Safety Team.”