Clean up operation at litter strewn Mexborough canal

Volunteers who helped to clean up Mexborough canal.
Volunteers who helped to clean up Mexborough canal.

Volunteers worked alongside waterways officials to clear rubbish from a litter strewn beauty spot.

Residents teamed up with representatives from the Canal & River Trust, Royal British Legion and the Swinton Lock Activity Centre for the clean-up around the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Canal in Mexborough. The group, pictured above, collected more than 50 bags of litter.