Best pictures as hundreds make Big Spring Beach Clean at Southsea a real success

There was an impressive turn-out for the clean up at Southsea beach earlier this month.

Wednesday, 17th April 2019, 11:26 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th April 2019, 11:32 am
Big Spring Beach Clean - Natasha Parker and her daughter Evelyn Derrick (age 8) from Plastic Free Hayling prepare
ing safety gloves. (060419-001)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Natasha Parker and her daughter Evelyn Derrick (age 8) from Plastic Free Hayling prepare ing safety gloves. (060419-001)

More than 850 people headed up and down Southsea seafront for the Big Spring Beach Clean - an initiative organised by Surfers Against Sewage, organised in Portsmouth alongside Clare Seek of Plastic Free Portsmouth. Read our full story here.

Big Spring Beach Clean - The Warren family are Caroline, Mike, Natalie (age 13), Summer (age 7), Molly (age 6) and Roger the Labradoodle. (060419-006)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Organisers Adam and Meg Sennitt with their dog Sandy. (060419-016)

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Big Spring Beach Clean - Abigail Fisher from Milton with her children Alexander (age 4) and Isabella (age 6) looking for rubbish on the beach. (060419-013)
Big Spring Beach Clean - The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust were providing information about their Secrets of the Solent project funded by the National Lottery. (l-r) Moira Barber, Sophie Evingar, Rachel Bryan and Julie Trevellick. (060419-014)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Leigh-Marie Hobday and Colleen Beattie hold up some of their finds. (060419-009)
Big Spring Beach Clean - The beach cleaners. (060419-005)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Andrea Croft from Southsea with her Grandsons Jack (age 4) and Riley (age 9). (060419-002)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Nanny Diana Savill from Lyndhurst, mum Polly Lodge from Drayton and her two children Neve (age 7) and Theo (age 4). (060419-012)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Luke Evans with his son Rupert (age 8) search for beach debris. (060419-011)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Organiser Adam Sennitt with his dog Sandy. (060419-015)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Adam Sennitt gives the beach cleaners a safety briefing. (060419-004)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Jamie Putland (age 10), mum Maggie Putland and Daniel Distefano (age 10) from Petersfield hold up some of their finds. The boys are beach cleaning as part of a school project. (060419-010)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Monica Martinez and Elena Garcia (in the centre) hunting for beach rubbish. (060419-008)
Big Spring Beach Clean - Adam Sennitt gives the beach cleaners a safety briefing. (060419-003)
Big Spring Beach Clean - The beach cleaners go hunting for rubbish. (060419-007)