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Santa makes a summer trip to Felixstowe

Santa Claus has made a summer trip to Felixstowe as part of a campaign to make the Suffolk town a plastic free town.

Santa makes a summer trip to Felixstowe Credit: ITV Anglia

He sailed into the town in his summer outfit, a Hawaii shirt and flip flops

The little harbour ferry goes back and forth between Essex and Suffolk for seven months of the year and the crew on board see the extent of litter in the water

Santa makes a summer trip to Felixstowe Credit: ITV Anglia

"We fish out a lot of stuff. Especially at high tide there is a lot of plastic. Now the holidays have come we pick up bottles from holiday boats, crisp packets and lots of balloons which are especially bad as they have long string attached"

– Christian Zemann, Owner, Harwich harbour ferry
The beach at Felixstowe Credit: ITV Anglia