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Environmental groups come together for two-day festival

First ever Isle of Man Environment Festival takes place in Peel

Thirty charities, groups and other organisations will come together for the first Isle of Man Environment Festival this week.

Nature, wildlife and environmental issues will all be covered at the two-day event, which has been organised by beach cleaning charity Beach Buddies.

The festival is being held in two marquees at the north end of Peel promenade, and will be totally plastic free.

Beach Buddies founder Bill Dale says he believes there are a number of reasons why the public's interest in the environment is growing.

The festival takes place tomorrow and Saturday between 10am and 4pm.

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