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    Weʼve raised £1,182 to help fund legal action to force public bodies acrossto clean up our streets - £1 direct or £2 via JustGiving (min is £2 not the £10 shown )

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    Funded on Thursday, 31st May 2018

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    Fed up with dirty and littered streets? So are we. In Aberdeenshire Litter Initiative - ALi, we have decided to take government ministers and councils to court and are asking the public to support the cost of legal action by crowd funding. We want the courts to enforce the standards that councils and other public bodies are required to uphold by law. Please join us in our fight by making a small donation of £1 - and PLS TELL US WHERE YOU ARE FROM.

    Campaigns, complaints and years of volunteer litter picking have failed to stop the decline in the cleanliness of our streets and open spaces. Councils etc. may ignore the law and the people but they cannot ignore the courts.

    Unclean streets impact adversely on physical and mental health; community wellbeing; low level crime; business investment; tourism and so much more. We will use the laws and cleanliness standards that the politicians made to force them to clean up our communities.

    We have already started by appointing a legal team and would like £1 from the many thousands of people who care about the state of the environment of the UK and want to change it.

    The minimum donation through Just Giving is £2 (it shows £10 but we would be delighted to receive £2) Alternatively, we would be pleased to get donations from individuals direct to our bank account - Bank of Scotland. Account holder: Aberdeenshire Environmental Forum Acc. no. 00898901 Sort Code 80 06 71 IBAN No : GB57 BOFS 8006 7100 898901 BIC No. BOFS GB 21288 The more we are, the greater our influence. Our target is to raise £5000 Mony a mickle maks a muckle.

    Cheques should be sent to: Honorary Treasurer, Aberdeenshire Environmental Forum, Windyfold Croft, Keithhall, Inverurie AB51 0LX

    OUR PROMISE: We are a constituted community based, voluntary organisation with 28 years of annual reporting of our finances and bank accounts. The money donated will be used only to promote the aims of this campaign. When our efforts are concluded any residual money will be donated to organisations across the UK having similar objectives.

    Follow the Forum on Facebook at - Aberdeenshire Environmental Forum https://www.facebook.com/aberdeenshireenvironmentalforum/?ref=bookmarks

    and our Campaign at Friends of ALi https://www.facebook.com/groups/47510797273/

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    • Aberdeenshire Environmental Forum6 months ago
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    • Aberdeenshire Environmental Forum6 months ago
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      6 months ago

      A huge - thank you - to everyone who has supported our efforts and donate via this page and also direct via our bank account The page closes on 31st May We will have been in court that very morning taking our1st case against Aberdeenshire Council for their (alleged) failure to keep part of the A96 trunk road clean and free of litter & refuse as far as practicable. If you want to follow our progress join us - Friends of Ali on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/47510797273/ We believe that this is ther 1st such case in Scotland.

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    • Aberdeenshire Environmental Forum8 months ago
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      8 months ago

      We continue to battle with the snow to get the photographic evidence for our court action. soon it will be thee grass which will cover it up before the grass cutters come along and shred it into dozens of pieces. Thank you to all donators for the trust that you have shown in ALi and AEF. First they ignore you Then they laugh at you Then they fight you Then you win -Mahatma Gandhi

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 31, 2018

      You have my support. The state of our streets and countryside is an embarrassment. We must change attitudes and enforce our laws.

    • Dizzylizzie

      Dizzylizzie

      Apr 4, 2018

      We need clean streets throughout Aberdeenshire whether it be towns or villages.

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 31, 2018

      The council is the moral authority on this.They need to be proactive in terms of picking up litter but also in work to prevent people littering. Doing the same as what they always did is not an excuse

    • IAN BOMPHREY

      IAN BOMPHREY

      Feb 23, 2018

      Keep up the good work!

      £10.00

    • Jennifer McCallion

      Jennifer McCallion

      Jan 30, 2018

      You are doing a great job. Our beautiful country is turning into a tip. We need leadership from the top in tackling this.

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 27, 2018

      worth it to see Scotland cleaned up. TS

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 27, 2018

      Go for it ! Looking forward to a clean Scotland - SF

      £5.00

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    Volunteer litter pickers in ALi are frustrated by lack of cleanliness of our public open spaces and being ignored by those who have a legal duty to keep them clean. We intend to use the law to make them do it. We need thousands of very small donations (justgiving min is £2)

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