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Over 7000 'sanitary items' collected from Ramsey beach

Tue, 19 May 2015


A grim discovery was made during the latest Beach Buddies cleaning event in Ramsey.

Volunteers collected more than 7,000 sanitary items, including tampons, baby wipes and cotton-wool buds.

Teaming up with Isle of Man Friends of the Earth, the charity organisation has issued what it called a 'polite reminder' to residents to stop flushing the items down the toilet.

Founder Bill Dale explained why it's such a problem in the northern town: 

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