Colleagues collect 23kg of litter from beaches
VOLUNTEERS from the Southern Co-op came out in force to tidy up beaches across the area.Â
Five beaches '“Â Hayling Island, Bracklesham Bay, Portishead, Berron and Brean, and Chesil '“Â were tackledÂ as part of Co-op's awareness fortnight, in conjunction with theÂ Wildlife Trust.
Volunteers collected almost 23kg of litter in addition to 20 bags of rubbish and a bucketÂ of glass.
Gemma Lacey, fromÂ Southern Co-op, said: '˜We encourage our colleagues to volunteer throughout the year and are very proud of everyone who took part.'Â
Steph Watson, from HampshireÂ and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, said:Â '˜It's a great feeling to help to clean up a small corner of the coastline and a real eye opener as to whereÂ the rubbish comes from.'