March business' 'Green Team' sign up to Street Pride initiative

PUBLISHED: 15:26 13 July 2011

An award-winning business from March has become a member of Street Pride, a volunteering initiative to help improve the town.  Staff at Commercial Utility Brokers (CUB) have named their volunteers The Green Team.

An award-winning business from March has become a member of Street Pride, a volunteering initiative to help improve the town. Staff at Commercial Utility Brokers (CUB) have named their volunteers The Green Team.

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A MARCH business has become the latest member of the Street Pride group - with their 'Green Team' of volunteers determined to lend a hand to keep the town tidy.

Staff at Commerical Utility Brokers (CUB) will take time out of their working hours once a month to join in with the Fenland District Council-run project to enhance neglected areas.

Councillor Peter Murphy, FDC’s portfolio holder for the environment, said: “The Green Team is a brilliant example of how a local business can take positive steps towards improving its overall environmental performance.

“CUB has been an active member of the Green Business Club since 2009 and this year received gold certification for not only reducing its own use of energy but offering support to other local companies.

“It is inspiring to see how the company is now looking beyond its own business activities to discover new opportunities to continue making a difference that will benefit the whole community.”

Anyone interested in joining Street Pride should e-mail Jeanette Milner at: jmilner@fenland.gov.uk

If you would like to become a free member of the Green Business Club, call the Environmental Projects Team at Fenland District Council on 01354 654321 or e-mail iedgington@fenland.gov.uk

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