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Blue flag for North East beach

Seaton Carew beach has gained a Blue Flag in this years awards. The coastline on Teesside has been recognised for its quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management.

An increasing number of England's beaches have gained Blue Flag awards this year which means England is ranked in the world's top 10 countries for having the most Blue Flag beaches out of the 46 countries taking part in the scheme.