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Surfers Against Sewage: Warning for our beaches

Independent: Celine Gehret has been asked to pose for photographs many times but never while wearing a pink colander for a hat and a plastic shopping bag for a face mask. But Gehret, one of Cornwall's most outstanding surfers, is anxious to make a point. The campaign group Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) claims that Britain's beaches are being damaged by the "growing problem' of marine litter and the discharge of effluent into the ocean. An unusually warm April has already led to packed beaches but to coincide...