Children successfully advocate for new bins to be installed in Feeny

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Children successfully advocate for new bins to be installed in Feeny thumbnailPupils from St. Canice's PS, Feeny pictured with Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey, and Council waste management officer Mr John McCarron. The pupils successfully advocated to the council for more bins to be installe

FEENY primary school pupils have been successful in their campaigned for new letter bins to be installed in the local community. P6 and P7 pupils from St. Canice's PS, began to campaign for more litter bins after conduction a litter survey as part of their Eco schools project.
The pupils discovered that discarded rubbish along with a lack of bins was a problem on the stretch of road between the school and Feeny village.
They also noted that there was no litter bins were located close to the GAA pitch.
Unsatisfied with their findings, the pupils wrote letters to the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council highlighting the litter problem.
As a result of the pupils year long campaign the Council recently installed a number of new bin's in the area.
Speaking to the Northern Constitution principle of St. Canice's PS Feeny, Mrs Fiona McCann said: "The pupil's are absolutely delighted with the outcome of their campaign.


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