Truro BID

City Clean-Up is coming back 20 to the 23 October 2021

On Wednesday 20 to Saturday 24 October marks Truro’s fourth City Clean-up event.  In the past we have had several business and community organisations help spruce up our great little clean city.  This is organised by Truro BID and Newham BID and the event involves community and business representatives volunteering their time by litter-picking and cleaning within the city centre and surrounding community housing areas. 

 Along with Truro BID and Newham BID, Community volunteer, Paul Caruana and Damien Richards, Community Development Officer from Truro City Council, play a vital role in helping the mini army come together to make Truro shine.

In the past - we have received support from a large number of community organisations including; Truro in Bloom, Truro Lions, Cornwall Fire & Rescue, Green Street Volunteers, St. Petroc’s, Café Chaos, along with members from resident groups Rosedale, NBCA Malpas Road, Malabar, Pen An Dre Community Associations, and Hendra Carrick Sports and Recreation Centre. Cornwall Council’s Adult Care and Support Team based in the Leats, who support adults with learning and physical disabilities also have taken part, along with some of their clients.

Previously - the Truro and Newham Businesses involved included Tesco, The Alverton, Lemon Street Lettings, Kartha Commercial Cleaning, BLS, Acorn Recruitment, Anytime Fitness,Wilko, City Road Vets, Truro and Penwith College ESOL students, Café Choas, Pennyworths, Biffa, Hooked Media and Costa who provided volunteer hours or donated in some way.  We collected more than 130 bags of rubbish in three days.

 Here is the line up so far: -

Wednesday 20 October
10am The BIG Litter Pick at Garras Wharf, meet outside Tesco. Complimentary breakfast from St. Mawes Bakery (Only if your name is down)

12noon Sticker removal, Cable Tie Cutting & Sign Washing with Kartha, meet outside Truro Library.

Thursday 21 October
12noon Sticker removal, Cable Tie Cutting & Sign Washing with Kartha, meet outside Truro Library.
3.00pm Litter Pick at Infirmary Hill, City Road, meet at Uneeka. If you join - free coffee reward, courtesy of Costa Coffee. (Only if your name is down).

Friday 22 October
12noon Sticker removal, Cable Tie Cutting & Sign Washing with Kartha, meet outside Truro Library.
3pm Litter Pick with Newham BID, meet outside Cornish Mutual. Pick ends at Skinners Brewery and there will be a complimentary pasty. (Only if your name is down)

Saturday 23 October - super City Clean Up Saturday.

10am Oak Way Litter Pick with The Eco-Group from Truro Methodist Chapel.

10am Hendra Community Group. Meet at Hendra Hall.

10am Truro Boscawen Rotary Club. Tregurra Estate.  Meet opposite the fish and chip shop, by the phone box.

10.30am Truro Rotary Evolution Club. Malpas / Boscawen park. Meet at Scout Hut.


11am Trelander and St. Clements Community Association, meet at Trelander and St. Clements Community Hall

1pm Pen An Dre Residents Association (PADRA), meet at the park


Clean Cornwall helped City Clean Up to happen by lending the litter picking equipment.  If you would like to volunteer for the next City Clean planned for 20, 21, 22 and 23 October 2021 please email






 The City Clean-Up event is also incorporating the works of the current ReFill Cornwall, Final Straw and Clean Cornwall campaigns