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River Stour Clean-up Events

  • Nature Returns to the River Stour - Thanks to our dedicated and committed volunteers we’ve almost completely cleared the River Stour behind the Lion Health Centre. The wonderful news is that as we’ve cleared away discarded shopping trollies and tyres, the wildlife has returned. On Sunday 5th June we saw fish swimming in the now fast flowing river, and as we were […]
  • River Stour Clean-up – Sunday 5th June - Our next event is Sunday June 5th at Murray’s, Bradley Road, Stourbridge. Please check email before coming on Sunday in case of changes due to weather, etc. For any newcomers : Please email to be added to the mailing list, thanks Date: Sunday 5th June Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start Place: Murray’s by Lion […]
  • River and canal litter event this Sunday 24th January - This Sunday join us with Tidy Stourbridge and do a litter pick by the canal & river. Date:  Sunday 24th January Where: Meeting at the Bonded Warehouse: Time: new time 10am. Proposed dates for river clean-up events February 28th Sunday March 13th Sunday April 10th Sunday May 1st Sunday There will be confirmation nearer the time also […]
  • The Stour Bag in the shops now! - Our new reusable Shopping Bag now available in the following shops, costing £4. All proceeds will go towards the River Stour clean-ups and future projects. Designed by local artist/designer Stephanie Green The Co-op,  High Street Celebrations, High Street Fair and Square, Market Street Stourbridge Health Store, Victoria Passage Elmfield School Gift Shop, Love Lane Tesco Express, Oldswinford Tesco, […]
  • River Stour Clean-up – Sunday 29th November - Our next River Stour Clean-up event Date: Sunday 29th November Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start Place: Lion Health, Bradley Road, Stourbridge via Murray’s Update Firstly, many thanks to those who came to the last event. Nine trolleys were extracted along with all the other usual plastic muckage and some tyres. We were around 11 people. […]
  • Video: volunteers cleaning up the river Stour - Our new video about volunteers clearing rubbish out of the River Stour. Anyone wanting to get involved we’re always looking for new people, there’s something for everyone to do. Film produced, music written and played by Ian Winstanley Next Event River Stour Clean-up – Sunday 18th October – Next River Stour clean-up event Place: Lion […]
  • River Stour Clean-up – Sunday 18th October - Next River Stour clean-up event Place: Lion Health, Bradley Road, Stourbridge Date: Sunday 18th October Time: 10.15 for 10.30 Parking: Excellent Contact Please contact Rosanne ( to be added to our River Stour Clean-Up email list to be kept up-to-date with any changes due to the weather conditions closer to the time.
  • River Stour clean-up – Sunday 19th July - Next River Stour clean-up event Place: River Stour Bridge Date: Sunday 19th July Time: 10.15 for 10.30 Parking: pretty good in Mill Race Lane As last time this will involve work in the river and hauling it up the slipway for the Council to take away. I will bring some gardening tools if you would prefer […]
  • River Clean-up Event – Sunday 28th June - Next river clean up event Date: Sunday 28th June Time: 10.15 for 10.30 Place: River Stour Bridge Parking: Wherever you can along Millrace Lane or Bonded Warehouse area. Watch out for No Parking signs there. Contact: Please contact if you intend to come. Thanks All being well we will go back to finish up under the Stour […]
  • River Stour Event: CHANGE OF PLAN – Sunday 31st May - Next Event: Please Note Change Of Plan!! Date: Sunday 31st May Place: Harrop Way off Richardson Drive (which is off Wollaston High Street) Time: 10.15 for 10.30am Parking: good: but beware of parking in front of people’s driveways! Next Dates: (to be confirmed nearer the time) Sunday 28th June Sunday 19th July Sunday 6th September As […]