Youngster spends 10 hours collecting litter on Norfolk coast to raise funds for school trip to the USA

A 13-year-old Poringland school pupil has spent 10 hours collecting litter in the rain to raise money for a school trip to Yellowstone National Park in the USA.

Tom Musgrove, who goes to Framingham Earl High School, collected litter from the coastal dunes between Winterton and Waxham on Norfolk's north-east coast.

The dunes are an important area for many wildlife species, such as the Natterjack Toad and Nightjar, and Tom hoped his efforts would make the dunes safer for both wildlife and people.

His litter-pick raised over �250 in sponsorship, which has added to other money he has raised from doing odd jobs and car washing.

He collected 15 black sacks full of rubbish, mostly containing bottles, sweet wrappers, bags of dog faeces and, more surprisingly, a hostess trolley.


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