NI Climbs Up Beach League 14 May 2012
Northern Ireland climbs up UK beach league
More than two thirds of Northern Ireland’s beaches have been recommended for their bathing water quality.
It is the highest figure ever, with 16 out of 24 beaches getting the top award.
The good news comes after years of being near the bottom of the UK’s recommended bathing waters league.
It is 25% better than the previous year and, this time, no beaches failed the basic standards.
The recommendations come from the Marine Conservation Society in their annual Good Beach Guide.
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