Blustery day for Beach Buddies

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Nine adults and four children braved the dreich weather to take part in the Arran Beach Buddies beach clean at Blackwaterfoot beach on the weekend.

The weather turned at the end but there was a good haul of litter cleaned from the beach including what looked like hundreds of cotton bud sticks.

At each event participants enjoy friendly competition to see who has found the most unusual item or whom has travelled the furthest, this month it was Suzie Dick and her children who travelled all the way from Whiting Bay to join the clean-up.

A spokesman for the Beach Buddies said: ‘We are taking a break in December but weather permitting we will be back on the trail of plastic in the New Year. Please check our Facebook page for updates. Thanks to our sponsors Isle of Arran Dairy Ice Cream and the Parlour for their continued support.’


Beach Buddies Arran volunteers who cleaned up Blackwaterfoot beach as part of their November clean-up. No_B48beachB01