TWO litter picks are due to take place in Heybridge later this month.

The community initiatives, staged by Heybridge Parish Council, take place on Sunday, August 11 and Saturday, August 17 from noon.

Volunteers will be meeting at the Heybridge Co-operative Academy car park, opposite Bentalls.

The council will provide gloves, litter pickers and bin bags.

For more details, contact the parish clerk.