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Appeal to clear up marine litter

Cornish-based environmental campaign group, Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), is seeking volunteers to help clean up Britain's beaches over the next week.

Last year 400 people, inspired by the the SAS initiative, removed more than a ton of litter from Britain's coastline.

This year SAS are targeting beaches in Cornwall, Croyde in Devon, Bournemouth, Llangennith in South Wales, Saltburn-by-Sea in Cleveland and Brighton.

The first clean up will take place at Newquay's Fistral beach later.

The sessions all begin at 1500 BST with an introduction and then volunteers are given gloves and a rubbish bag.

Afterwards volunteers are treated to a free BBQ on the beach and quizzes.

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