A Wrexham litter picking group saw an increase in littering across a North Wales beauty spot during the Easter Bank Holiday. 

The Wrexham Litter Pickers Facebook group was set up in January of 2021 by Kelly Evans, 38, who started picking up litter on her road after moving to Wrexham five years ago.

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The group is made up of volunteer litter pickers, working hard to keep streets, green spaces and rivers in Wrexham free from pollution.

In December 2022 the group announced they had collected over 14,052 bags of litter since launching.

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Working hard throughout the bank holiday weekend the group collected eight bags of litter on Monday morning at Erdigg, Felin Puleston end, before 9am.

A representative from the group said: "Only takes a long weekend and good weather for the place to get trashed."

"Its always the same here every bank holiday when we get good weather.

Speaking to The Leader, the representative continued: "We just want people to be respectful of the environment they are visiting for their own pleasure.

"Why they visit a place of beauty and trash it is beyond me!"

Photographs shared via the Wrexham Litter Pickers group show an overflowing bin with several items such as cans, drinks bottles and food wrappers across the path and floor. 

Other photographs display sites with leftover BBQ's and drinks cans.