bags of rubbish collected during Burnham-On-Sea beach clean
sackfuls of rubbish were called by volunteers and beach wardens
during a Spring clean of Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow beaches on
Thursday (March 17th).
of the start of the Easter tourist season, Sedgemoor District
Council organised the annual beach clean.
"Following the recent storms and high tides in the area,
there were large amounts of rubbish on the beach and Sedgemoor
is keen to get it all cleaned up before the holiday season starts
in earnest," the council's resort manager, Graham Newing,
had 14 volunteers - a very good turn-out - assisting six staff
who collected 50 bags of rubbish."
gathered at Berrow Beach car park and Maddock's Slade in Burnham
to take part.
Pictured: Jed Mockridge (head warden) and Gordon Maclean (beach
warden) during Thursday's beach clean