Beach cleans are planned for three borough beaches

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help clean three beaches.

Marks & Spencer is hosting a UK-wide M&S Big Beach Clean-up with events at Tynemouth Longsands, Whitley Bay beach and Cullercoats beach.

The clean up at Tynemouth Longsands will take place at 10am on Tuesday, April 23; the following day at Whitley Bay beach at the same time; and at Cullercoats on Sunday, April 28, at 10.30am.

Residents, business, schools, universities, and youth groups can get involved.

Volunteers can register through the Marine Conservation Society at