Beach clean ups

SEVERAL beach cleans in Arbroath are set to take place next weekend.

On Saturday, September 15, Angus Volunteer Centre will be tidying up the area at Victoria Park. Anybody wanting to take part is asked to bring gloves and wear suitable clothing and meet at the slipway at 10 a.m.

Also Friends of the Earth Tayside will hold a beach clean on Sunday, September 16 at Arbroath Harbour from 6 p.m.

The cleans are part of an event by the Marine Consevation Society which aims to rid beaches of litter and help protect marine animals.

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the only national UK charity dedicated to the protection of seas, shores and wildlife. They campaign for clean seas and beaches, sustainable fisheries.