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Beaches fail water tests

Sixteen beaches in the South West have failed tests for bathing water quality following months of heavy rain. Summerleaze in Bude is among those named by the Marine Conservation Society.

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MCS blames wet summer for increased sewage in sea

Sixteen beaches across the South West have failed tests for bathing water quality following months of heavy rain.

Dr Robert Keirle from the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says one of the wettest summers on record has led to increased sewage in the sea:

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