Beach cleaners pick up a tonne at Crow

Mark French with some of the debris washed up at Crow Point during the recent storms.

Mark French with some of the debris washed up at Crow Point during the recent storms. - Credit: Archant

Christie Estates and North Devon Biosphere join forces to tackle estuary beach after storms fill it with debris.

Pictured during the beach clean at Crow are Seamus Ivers, Tom Dyer, Rupert Hawley, Johanne Dyer, Bob

Pictured during the beach clean at Crow are Seamus Ivers, Tom Dyer, Rupert Hawley, Johanne Dyer, Bob and Janice Godfrey. - Credit: Archant

More than a tonne of rubbish was collected from the beach at Crow Point on Braunton Burrows after Christie Estates teamed with North Devon’s Biosphere Service on Saturday.

Johanne Dyer takes part in the beach clean at Crow.

Johanne Dyer takes part in the beach clean at Crow. - Credit: Archant

Volunteers and staff collected hundreds plastic bottles, sections of fishing net, polystyrene, a loo seat and the end of a surfboard, piling a large trailer high in the process.

“Thanks to Christie Estate and the North Devon Biosphere Service for helping to keep our beaches cleaner,” said ranger and education officer Estates Rupert Hawley.


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