THURROCK teenagers recently took part in NCS’ annual Action Day.

Teaming up with Thurrock’s ‘Beachcombers’, the volunteers cleaned the Thames foreshore at Grays Beach.

Despite the poor weather on the day, Sunday April 7th, the team swept up and down the beach to clear plastic pollution.

A total of 48 plastic bottles, a huge amount of cotton bud sticks and masses of food packaging were collected by the volunteers, resulting in 22 refuse bags being filled.

NCS is open to 16-17 year olds across the country and approximately 500,000 teenagers have taken part and have given 12 million hours of community focused time.