WIGAN, England, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- London is bidding to become the cleanest city on earth in the run-up to the 2012 Olympic Games. Two British stars from Olympic past and future are urging Londoners to join them in the Capital Clean-up campaign.

Exciting Beijing medal hope Jessica Ennis and 1992 Olympic gold winner Sally Gunnell will wear vests bearing the slogan "London Needs You!" as they urge residents to get the city in tip-top condition for 2012 and beyond.

Launch Details

Photo opportunity: Jessica and Sally will don special "London Needs You" kit as they join volunteers cleaning up the foreshore of the Thames. Sally will be available for interviews as are spokespeople from Capital Clean-up. This will take place on:

Monday 10th March 2008

At 10am Thames foreshore in front of the Tower of London (500 yards from Tower Bridge). Nearest tube: Tower Hill

For further information: Please contact Dickie Felton, media manager Keep Britain Tidy: +44(0)1942-612-617 or +44(0)791-805-3817. Email dickie.felton@encams.org or press@encams.org