of rubbish collected during Burnham-On-Sea beach clean
signs, bottles, cotton buds and plastic netting were among the large
quantities of rubbish taken away from Burnham-On-Sea beach during
a special clean-up operation.
of rubbish were collected by local volunteers when an event organised
by Somerset Wildlife Trust to mark National Marine Week was held
on Friday (11th August).
from the Friends of Burnham Beach and Litter Free Somerset gathered
on the South Esplanade to complete the two-hour clean-up.
had a great beach clean to protect our coast and amazing marine
wildlife by removing litter," said a spokesperson.
least fifteen sackfuls of rubbish were removed during the afternoon,
and organisers thanked all those who had taken part.
year the UK's Wildlife Trusts celebrate the UKs amazing sea
animals and plants during National Marine Week. It's a chance to
explore the seashore, discover dunes and wallow with whelks around
the country. See more details here.