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BID – Operation Sparkle

21st & 22nd May

Following the success of the Operation Sparkle weekend last year, The Stoke on Trent BID will be hosting another major clean up weekend for 2022 ‘The Big Spring Clean’

The event will take place over the 21st & 22nd May and the BID is appealing to all local businesses, residents & the community to take part – the BID will be providing all of our volunteer’s lunch & refreshments from one of our local independent restaurants.

Tasks across the weekend include graffiti removal, litter picking and general cleaning of target areas through the City Centre the BID has identified require attention:

– Replanting of the Planters on Piccadilly & Cheapside

– City centre Public Realm Space Litter Picking

– Indoor Market Area – Railings being painted

– Planters near the main area of shopping centre to be replanted

– Graffiti removal around areas of outdoor painting across various areas


If you have any suggestions for areas across the City Centre that needs some TLC please drop you suggestions to [email protected] and we will will add this onto our list!

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