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Tommy and Toby help to save the planet

Written by  Lisa Hutchinson
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Tommy and Toby help to save the planet

Tommy (6) and Toby (4) youngest brothers of Tia creator of Tia's Treasures in 2011 and who recently featured in the local and national news for their Norfolk Nee Nors and their 999 Challenge which consisted of sending 999 letters, drawings and photos to 999 Ambulance Stations all around the UK and beyond have a new hobby to help save the planet.

Each week day from 7.45am until 8.30am and 3.00pm until 3.45pm (some times later, weather permitting) Tommy and Toby will be collecting litter from the streets of Gorleston On Sea on their way to and from School.

On the first week 9 bags of litter were collected by the boys.

Tommy describes it as "satisfying" and they've both said they love it and would love to eventually do something a long the lines of a sponsored litter collection to raise funds for their school EYFS Garden and ECO Garden.

The boys have also collected litter from the grassed area on Crab Lane, The Magdalen Cemetery and Gorleston Crematorium, whilst there they cleaned graves of loved ones and left flowers, they also left a single flower on as many of the graves which had nothing on them, some dating back to the early 1900s.

Tommy and Toby hope their efforts inspire others to follow suit.

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