Berrow group to hold its first beach clean today
brand new group to keep Berrow's beach free of litter will meet
for the first time today (Saturday, March 10th).
newly-formed Friends of Berrow Beach is appealing for helpers to
come forward and and help to clean the village's beach ahead of
the start of the Easter holiday season.
group intends to meet monthly, collecting plastic rubbish washed
up along the beach.
new group will gather from 10am-12 noon, meeting at Berrow Church,
where new volunteers will be welcomed.
Berrow group is being led by Honour Greenslade, Sue Meads and Tracie
Philpott with the supported of Coastal Community Officer Tanya Cox.
pictured above with Tanya, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Litter
is just as much a problem on Berrow beach as it is in Burnham -
litter doesn't know any boundaries. After the recent storms a lot
of debris was washed up which we'd like to remove."
added that the Co-Op in Berrow and Boots in Burnham have already
pledged their support, giving supplies and first aid kits to the
from the Litter Free Coasts & Seas Somerset project, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It's fantastic that a second group is being set up in Berrow
to remove litter there too and thank the residents for coming forward
to create it. We'd like to see a third group formed in Brean in
the future too."
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