Alasdair Allan MSP has today (Monday April 15th) joined environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, in applauding the efforts of local residents from the Western Isles who are participating in its annual Spring Clean campaign, which is taking place across the country throughout April and May.

Keep Scotland Beautiful is supporting communities to take part and help remove litter from their local area - transforming the places that they live in and improving the areas that they care for. 

Throughout April and May, Keep Scotland Beautiful will be working with Western Isles residents, businesses, schools and community groups to arrange their own Clean Up events to remove rubbish from local streets, parks and public areas.

Alasdair Allan MSP said: 

“I am proud of the actions of residents from the Western Isles who are participating in the annual Spring Clean Campaign - helping to remove more litter and preserve the places that we live in.”

“Events such as Clean Coast Outer Hebrides’ upcoming Beach Clean on Saturday 20thApril at Fevig on the West Side will I hope ensure that the 2019 Spring Clean Campaign is a fantastic success.”

Derek Robertson, Chief Executive of Keep Scotland Beautiful, commented:

“Keep Scotland Beautiful is calling for people across the country to take part in our annual Spring Clean campaign. Every April and May thousands of volunteers take to the streets and remove a significant amount of litter from their local communities. 

“We are very proud of everyone’s hard work and hope that everyone will take part - helping to make 2019 the most successful Spring Clean campaign to date.”

A spokesperson for Clean Coast Outer Hebrides commented:

“We are always looking to recruit new enthusiastic new members, and if you would like to be a part of this positive movement, hear more about upcoming events, or simply have something to say, please join the Clean Coast Outer Hebrides Facebook group, or email us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We look forward to meeting you at a beach clean in 2019!”