A UK-wide beach cleaning event is coming to the north-east next week as part of efforts to free the coast from plastic pollution.
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A marine biologist has called on Scottish fishermen to do more to protect the waters they work in.
Volunteers from across the north-east filled dozens of bags with rubbish during a clear up of Aberdeen Beach at the weekend.
Scores of surfers will descend upon the north-east's coast next month as part of a nationwide clean-up initiative.
Volunteers from across the north-east picked up dozens of bags worth of rubbish from the dunes of one of the region’s most iconic beaches this weekend.