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Volunteers spruce up Long Look in cleanup exercise

- Initiative deemed a success as part of preparations for 2020 Hurricane season
Residents of the Long Look Community of Tortola in the Seventh District, saw a number of bulk waste and derelict vehicles cleared from the area. Photo: Facebook
The exercise was spearheaded by Seventh District Representative, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), who said that some of the bulk material has been sitting in the community since Hurricane Irma of 2017. Photo: Team of Reporters
The exercise was spearheaded by Seventh District Representative, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), who said that some of the bulk material has been sitting in the community since Hurricane Irma of 2017. Photo: Team of Reporters
Hon Natalio D. Wheatley said the exercise was made possible through volunteers, the Department of Public Works and a local construction company, Autland Heavy Equipment Co. Limited who provided their equipment and services for free. Photo: Team of Reporters
Hon Natalio D. Wheatley said the exercise was made possible through volunteers, the Department of Public Works and a local construction company, Autland Heavy Equipment Co. Limited who provided their equipment and services for free. Photo: Team of Reporters
LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – As part of cleanup works on Saturday, June 27, 2020, for this year’s hurricane season, residents of the Long Look Community of Tortola in the Seventh District saw a number of bulk waste and derelict vehicles cleared from the area.

The exercise was spearheaded by Seventh District Representative and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), who said some of the bulk material has been sitting in the community since Hurricane Irma of 2017, including debris and rubble from homes destroyed by the storms.

He said the exercise was made possible through volunteers, the Department of Public Works and a local construction company, Autland Heavy Equipment Co. Limited, who provided their equipment and services for free.

The Minister thanked all who came out to volunteer and also commended Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) for the part he played in allowing the volunteers use of the Backhoe from his ministry.

Residents in other areas of the District will be notified of the dates for future clean up exercises, “bring out your bulky waste, and we will dispose of it. Let's prepare for the hurricane season,” Hon Wheatley said.

4 Responses to “Volunteers spruce up Long Look in cleanup exercise”

  • NezRez (28/06/2020, 14:44) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am so happy to see this much needed cleanup. Long look is an eyesore to everyone of us who live and pass through here. Now they need to go a little further up tp Fat Hogs Bay and clean up the junkyard owned by the Lett——-es. That is the worst eyesore for donkey years.
  • long look me come from (28/06/2020, 14:51) Like (14) Dislike (8) Reply
    We sticking with Showada next election NO TO KEDRICK
  • Uncle (28/06/2020, 19:45) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    The other district representatives take example and flow suit, it doesn't take as whole bunch of money to clean where you live!
  • ... (29/06/2020, 08:26) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    finally, Long Look looking like a place people can live after 20 years of Nothing!


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