A community run initiative to tidy up the villages of Poyntzpass and Acton has been praised by Councillor Bróna Haughey.

Commenting after attending the recent ‘litter pick up in the villages, Councillor Bróna Haughey praised all who helped out. “The community spirit shown on Saturday was second to none! We welcomed volunteers from the Redmond O'Hanlon GAA Club, the Village Volunteers and people young and old.

"It was a great morning's work with many of the local roads cleaned and tidied.

The Lord Mayor of Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon Council, Kevin Savage also turned up to help.

Cllr Haughey added “Litter picks are a great way to bring communities together and doing good for the environment at the same time. A few hours work makes a huge difference, well done to all”

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