of rubbish collected during beach clean-up at Berrow
major beach clean-up was carried out at Berrow on Sunday (September
18th) as part of a nationwide event called 'Beachwatch Big Weekend'.
by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the initiative aims
to help protect marine wildlife.
20 volunteers braved the wet weather to take part in Sunday's
clean-up at Berrow.
sackfuls of rubbish were collected and taken away by the organisers,
who said they were happy with how it had gone.
"We were pleased with the turnout considering the poor weather
and managed to collect a large quantity of rubbish, ranging from
plastic bottles and tin cans to cotton buds and light bulbs,"
spokeswoman Alison Slade told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
event was followed by a guided walk around the sand dunes and
marsh area by local nature expert Bob Corns.
The volunteers taking part in Sunday's beach clean-up