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Bryson to head litterbug campaign
Bill Bryson
The author wants people to take greater care of their environment.
Bestselling US author Bill Bryson is to head a campaign to stop littering.

He has been nominated as the new president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE).

Bryson, who became a household name with his book Notes from a Small Island, plans to use the role to call for hefty fines for li