Litter louts and seagulls leave beauty spots in a state

With the Met Office confirming temperatures reached a blistering 31c yesterday (June 24), it is no surprise to learn that residents flocked to beauty spots in Devon.

Sadly, beach-goers who spent the day basking in the sun, have left a little more than just footprints in the sand.

Glass bottles, barbecues, boxes, bag, parasols and beach mats are just a handful of the rubbish items that were dumped along Exmouth seafront yesterday (June 24).



Overflowing bins in Exmouth

Residents of Exmouth who took a trip along the seafront this morning (June 25) have captured photographs of the ‘carelessly dumped’ rubbish that has been distributed along the beach.

Some of the passing locals have picked up several bags of the left over rubbish.

Additionally, The Quay in Exeter has also been used as a dumping ground for waste, following the warm weather yesterday.

Over 20 seagulls have been photographed snacking on the discarded waste.



Over 20 seagulls were spotted snacking on the rubbish


Beers, boxes and bags were dumped


Beach-goers dumped their rubbish


Numerous Tesco filled with waste were discarded


The rubbish was left overnight


A beach mat was spotted hanging out of the bin


Glass bottles were carelessly left on the bench


The rubbish was dumped around the bin provided


A parasol was dumped


Numerous plastic bags full of rubbish were dumped


Rubbish bags were left both sides of the wall


It seems these beach-goers didn’t even attempt to move litter


Waste left on the beach itself


The rubbish was spread across the walkway

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