Trust seeks volunteers for Brean beach clean this Saturday
National Trust is appealing for volunteers of all ages and abilities
to join a beach clean at Brean on Saturday (March 21st).
clean-up operation is being held as part of the Trust's annual
'Big Beach Clean Week' and follows recent high tides and storms
which have left a trail of debris along local beaches.
clean-up of the beach will take place on Saturday 21st March from
11am until 2pm at Brean Beach.
Nick Lawrence, the National Trust's coast festival director, said:
"Litter is not only putting off tourists but is killing over
100,000 marine animals every year from entanglement or indegestion
of items discarded on our beaches."
are 17 beach cleans happening across the South West during the
week and these cleans help improve the coastal habitat for plants
and animals but most of all the cleans are great fun and suitable
for all the family to take part in, you don't need to book, just
interested in helping should meet and park at Brean Down National
Trust car park for 11am. National
Trust wardens will be on hand to help. Volunteers should wrap
up warm with suitable clothing and boots. More
information is available by calling 01452 814218.
by Lauren James and article by Olivia Cox