Votes are in - Star readers choose worst Sheffield grot spot for clean-up

Castlegate is set for a clean-up after being voted one of Sheffield's biggest grot spots by Star readers.

Friday, 3rd March 2017, 2:14 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:05 am
More than 750 votes were cast in the online poll to decide which area should get a clean-up

McDonald's staff are set to descend on the city centre shopping district for a litter pick tomorrow (Saturday, March 4), after it was selected in an online poll.

Members of the public are invited to join volunteers from the fast food chain, who will meet outside B&M Bargains Store, in Haymarket, at 10.30am.

Rubbish piled up at Castlegate, in the city centre

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The litter pick is part of the Great British Spring Clean, in which thousands of people across the country are set to take part this weekend.

The Star asked readers to pick between four areas to receive a clean-up, based on suggestions from our readers.

Just over 750 votes were cast, and the results in full were:

Burngreave - 6%

Rubbish piled up at Castlegate, in the city centre

Castlegate, city centre - 43%

Neepsend (banks of river Don) - 27%

Page Hall estate - 24%