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Cleanliness award for Cumbrian beaches

St Bees beach Credit: PA

Three beaches in west Cumbria have been ranked among the best in the North West.

St Bees, Silecroft and Haverigg beaches have received the Seaside Award – Keep Britain Tidy’s prize for beaches that meet the very highest standards for cleanliness and facilities.

The west Cumbrian trio are three of only 14 beaches in North West England to scoop the award.