Volunteers help clean litter and debris from beaches

Volunteers have been helping to clear litter from many West Country beaches in an event organised by Surfers Against Sewage.

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Volunteers help clean litter and debris from beaches

Volunteers have been helping to clean-up beaches across the West Country this weekend.

There were around 30 people collecting litter at Exmouth today. They cleared lots of plastic bottles and fishing nets which take a long time to break down in the environment and damage wildlife.

The event is organised by the charity Surfers Against Sewage. Ross Curwen says winter storms have pushed a lot of rubbish onto the coast:

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