80 volunteers join beach clean at Berrow as new group starts
volunteers supported a newly-formed group's bid to clean Berrow
beach of litter on Saturday (March 10th).
new Friends of Berrow Beach held the first of a series of planned
beach cleans, with organisers delighted by the turnout.
amounts of plastic waste and litter were removed by the litter-pickers
over the course of two hours.
Berrow group is being led by Honour Greenslade, Sue Meads and Tracie
Philpott with the supported of Coastal Community Officer Tanya Cox.
pictured below with Tanya, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
are delighted with the turnout for this first clean-up at Berrow.
Litter is just as much a problem on Berrow beach as it is in Burnham
- litter doesn't know any boundaries."
added that the Co-Op in Berrow and Boots in Burnham have pledged
their support, giving supplies and first aid kits to the new group.
from the Litter Free Coasts & Seas Somerset project, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It's fantastic that a second group has been set up in Berrow
to remove litter and we thank the residents for coming forward to
volunteers and families were among the army of litter pickers who
gathered outside Berrow Church before making their way across the
golf course to the beach.
group intends to meet monthly, collecting plastic rubbish washed
up along the beach.
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge