Using paint from our first manufacturing centre, CCORRN, the Fenland traveller community have been upcycling old tyres into colourful plantpots.

An event held at the site was the first in a series of new community mornings organised by Fenland District Council which aim to enhance traveller sites across the district and reduce on-site fly-tipping issues.

During the morning, the council’s community support officer, Sophie Wilkinson invited residents to paint old tyres and turn them into planters for the green. Residents were also able to collect paint and roller sets after joining a new scheme run by the council in partnership with CCORRN, the Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling Network Community RePaint. The scheme has been introduced alongside the council’s ongoing general block maintenance, for any residents wanting to ‘spruce’ up their blocks at little cost.

This article was published by the Cambs Times Newspaper and you can read the full story here.

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