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Beach Buddies message "more important than name"

Charity's work inspires canal, forest and footpath cleaning abroad

The founder of Beach Buddies believes spreading the charity's message is more important than spreading its name.

The Isle of Arran recently set up the second branch of the beach cleaning organisation, which was started on the Isle of Man by Bill Dale.

The group received global attention after featuring in a BBC documentary, while Mr Dale's work has been commended by the Queen and former UK Prime Minister Theresa May.

While this is the first time another group has used the Beach Buddies name, Mr Dale says there's already been an impact overseas:

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