Beach Buddies is holding its first all-day event today (Sunday) at Castletown bay.

The morning session will start at 10.30am and the afternoon session starts at 1pm.

Volunteers taking part in the afternoon session include staff from Mann Link Travel, who will be taking part in their first beach cleaning corporate event.

The meeting point for both sessions is the Beach Buddies bin opposite King William’s College.

Bill Dale explained: ’This is an area where local people are very keen supporters and regularly walk the beach and collect items in their spare time.

’However, recent storms have left rather more rubbish than normal, so volunteers can expect to be busy.’