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Charity founder does not believe syringe find will impact volunteer numbers

A member is undergoing treatment as a precautionary measure after making the discovery

The founder of a environmental charity on the Isle of Man doesn't believe the finding of over 50 syringes in a waste bin will impact volunteer numbers.

It's after a Beach Buddies member has been put on anti-HIV treatment as a precautionary measure after discovering the exposed needles in a plastic packet. 

Bill Dale told Manx Radio along with the syringes, they also found a medication box with a person's name and address on it - which has been handed over to police. 

He added the member is doing well:

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