This post is by Andy Cummins, campaigns director at Surfers Against Sewage.
Britain is and always will be heavily influenced by its coast. The furthest we can get from it on our beautiful island is a little over 70 miles. And the coast has always been more than a bucket and spade destination. It feeds us and powers our homes. It supports healthy tourist economies, fisheries and various other maritime and offshore industries. The coast is ingrained in the very fabric of our society. Read more