OXCLEAN have announced the date for next year's Spring Clean, after clearing up seven tonnes of litter in the city.

More than 1,000 volunteers took part in the initiative this year, with the founder, Rosanne Bostock, winning a national award for her efforts.

Mrs Bostock won a Points of Light award and praise from the prime minister for her 'outstanding' contribution to the community.

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Next year's weekend event, which will take place during a leap year, is due to take place between February 28 and March 1.

The Marine Conservation Society Beach and Waterways Clean will take place on the third weekend of September.