clean-up campaign grows as new Berrow group
brand new group is being formed in Berrow to keep the beach free
of litter with the aim of repeating the success of Burnham-On-Sea's
beach cleaning group.
Friends of Berrow Beach will meet for the first time on Saturday
March 10th, when helpers will be sought 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 for the first time on March 10th, from 10am-12
noon, meeting at Berrow Church when 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 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."
the next beach clean in Burnham-On-Sea will be held on Saturday
March 3rd at 10am, meeting at Burnham-On-Sea Sailing Club.
Top - Honour Greenslade with Tanya Cox; above - Berrow beach