The launch of One Bideford will see town tidy up its grot spots - and everyone is urged to get involved.

The people of Bideford are being urged to put on their rubber gloves and clean for the Queen on Sunday (April 3).

The event will also be launch of One Bideford, seeing agencies, councils and traders joining forces to tackle issues in the town.

People are being urged to turn up at Jubilee Square at 9am for the clean up which will target grot spots.

Whether you can spare half an hour or want to join in until the clean up ends at 1pm, everyone is urged to get involved.

Some special guests are also planned to attend, including an appearance from Queen Elizabeth I.

Attendees are asked to come along in suitable clothes and footwear for grubby work and bring a broom or a dustpan and brush or gardening tools.

Gloves, black sacks and litter picking sticks will be supplied on the day.

Anyone who cannot attend is asked to do their bit by having a small tidy up outside of their own doorstep or in their street.

For more information before the event contact or call 01237 428818