• Great British Beach Clean 2018

    13 December 2018

    Although OxClean’s main activities are focused on Oxford, we support other anti-litter campaigns too. One of these is the Great British Beach Clean organised every year by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). This year’s Great British Beach Clean was the biggest mass participation beach clean and survey event the UK has ever witnessed.

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  • Register for Spring Clean 2019

    28 October 2018

    Spring Clean 2019 is on the first weekend in March, from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd. Registration for groups and individuals in now open! Go to the Spring Clean page for the registration forms and all the information you need.

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  • Spring Clean postponed

    1 March 2018

    Given light snow today, heavier snow tomorrow and no thaw in prospect it is going to be quite hard to find litter this weekend! It could also be unsafe to venture forth. Several groups have already been in touch with us cancelling or postponing their planned activities.  We suggest that groups should postpone. Please let…

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  • Spotless Oxford

    4 June 2017

    In 2017 OxClean is trialling a new campaign called Spotless Oxford, and we hope members of Oxford Civic Society and OxClean volunteers will join in. The idea came from Jeremy Mogford who owns The Old Parsonage and Old Bank Hotels, and the restaurants Quod and Gee’s. Jeremy keeps the pavement and gutters in front of…

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  • Photo competition winner

    13 April 2017

    We’re delighted to announce that Eve McWilliam is the winner of the OxClean Spring Clean photo competition 2017 in the over-18 ‘Best Creative’ category. Her picture of Spring blossom with volunteers collecting litter in the background captures the spirit of OxClean. We received no entries from under-18s, and the judges decided not to award a…

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  • The Ups and Downs of Spring Clean 2017

    16 March 2017

    More people joined together to litter pick – the message is getting through.

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  • Spring Clean Launch Video

    28 February 2017

    Local TV station That’s Oxfordshire TV came to Cherwell School to film the Spring Clean launch. Here’s their report.

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  • Spring Clean Launch at Cherwell School

    25 February 2017

    This year’s Spring Clean was officially launched on Friday 24 February at Cherwell School. Headteacher Chris Price welcomed a party including Lord Mayor Mohamed Altaf-Khan, Oxford Civic Society President Sir Hugo Brunner and OxClean’s principal organiser Rosanne Bostock. Mr Price explained how the school had made great efforts to get students and staff to collaborate…

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  • Spring Clean Map

    25 February 2017

    Spring Clean volunteers are working right across the city over the weekend 3 – 5 March. See what’s happening near you – and when – on the map on the Spring Clean page.

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  • Win £25 in our Spring Clean Photo Competition!

    10 February 2017

    Each year we receive lots of great photographs showing just how much fun your teams had while Spring Cleaning. This year we are going to judge all the photos received and award prizes for the best photographs taken. Please tell your teams about the competition and encourage everyone to take part. It’s very simple. Prizes…

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