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Derby City Council are beginning their clean-up of the city centre this morning after holding a 48 hour 'litter stop' over the weekend.
They decided to down their brooms to highlight the amount of rubbish dropped and show what could happen if government cuts continue.
If you ventured into Derby City Centre today, you will have seen that the streets there are strewn with litter. The city council have stopped cleaning the city for the entire weekend to highlight the amount of litter dropped and show what could happen if government cuts continue.
Others have branded it a PR stunt.
This weekend, Derby City Council have been holding a temporary 'litter stop' in the city centre to 'highlight the consequences of government cuts.'
There were mixed reactions to the 'protest' today as people walked through streets strewn with litter.
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This weekend, Derby City Council has been holding a temporary litter stop in the city centre to 'highlight the impact of government cuts.'