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Surf schools in Cornwall could face a charge for each surf board they use if council plans go ahead.
A licence fee of £72 for each board - or the 'surf tax', as it's been called - could be introduced as a way of raising money to keep the county's beaches clean.
Some schools have warned it could put them out of business, however Cornwall Council argues that the scheme would be a fair one.
"Whether you're a small business and only take out 8 clients, or whether you've got ten, twelve instructors each taking out 8 clients, it's a fair licence scheme because it's 87p per board - and if businesses are using other beaches owned by other land owners, they'll already be paying a licence to use those beaches."
There are calls for the Cornish beach where three people drowned trying to rescue others to be covered by lifeguards out of season.
An inquest earlier this week heard that if the beach at Mawgan Porth had been patrolled, the tragic deaths of three surfers - who had been trying to help a group of teenagers in difficulty - may have been prevented.
Steve Hardy's report has more.
An inquest has ended into the deaths of three 'good Samaritans' who drowned trying to rescue teenagers at Cornwall's Mawgan Porth.Read the full story ›
The deaths of three people who drowned trying to rescue teenagers at Cornwall's Mawgan Porth last year were accidental, an inquest has concluded.
44-year-old Kevin Reynolds and his 42-year-old partner Rachel Dunn from St. Austell, and Stuart Calder, a holidaymaker from Leeds, had tried to help a four young people who had got into difficulty.
The tragic incident happened during half-term in October last year, when the beach wasn't patrolled by RNLI lifeguards.