Illustration of three people joining in a community litterpick with one wearing a Six Town Housing uniform.

On Saturday 31st July 2021, from 2pm – 5pm.

Running from Chesham Fold Community Café, Chesham Fold Rd, Bury BL9 6JZ.

■ Free skip available on the day for bulky waste and excess rubbish
■ Community litter-pick
■ Join the neighbourhood walkabout - talk to local councillors and Six Town Housing about local issues
■ Advice on recycling and what goes in which bin
■ Free refreshments for everyone who participates

Event times

2pm: Meeting at the cafe. Skip available, talk to Six Town Housing colleagues if you need assistance. 

2.15pm: Join the walkabout with Councillors, Greater Manchester Police and Six Town Housing, including around Hoyles Park, Finchy Park and Gypsy Brook.

From 2.15pm - onwards: Community litter-pick (with everyone attending the walkabout able to join in afterwards).


Let’s get involved and make a difference

Chesham Fold TRA logo

Passionate about Chesham, why not join Chesham Fold TRA?

Tenant and Resident Associations like Chesham Fold TRA are made up of volunteers who make positive changes in their area. They share ideas, influence decisions about local improvements, bid for local funding and run social events (including activities for kids and litter-picks).

Chesham Fold TRA also operate a food bank and baby bank, which supports parents in need, plus run a community café with an affordable menu of tasty food available. They are always looking out for more people who are passionate about Chesham Fold to help continue their positive work.

Follow Chesham Fold TRA on their Facebook page


Local environmental groups

Illustration of children in a park playing football, with passers-by in the background.

Two other local groups have been set up that you can join to improve green spaces
in Chesham Fold while getting to know your neighbours. They are also looking for
more volunteers to help ensure our parks are places everyone can enjoy.

The Friends of Gypsy Brook group were established to promote the regeneration of the area of land in Bury known as Gypsy Brook, or Chesham Fold Local Nature Reserve. They have plans to restore the area. Find out more about their aims and upcoming activity, plus how to get involved, by joining their Facebook group.

The Friends of Hoyles and Finchy Parks aim to improve these areas and their facilities. Find out what they have planned and how you can help by following their Facebook page.