From Yorkshire Coast Radio News.
We’ve been trying to find out what’s being done to improve the quality of the bathing water at Scarborough’s South Bay.
It’s after it again failed to be recommended by Keep Britain Tidy, which gives out Blue Flag Awards to recognise high standards of cleanliness.
There have been concerns over the poor quality of water at South Bay for three years.
It’s something the Yorkshire Bathing Water Partnership is tasked with improving.
Three of its main partner agencies are the Environment Agency, Yorkshire Water and Scarborough borough council.
They have all refused our request for an interview, but have sent this statement.
A Yorkshire Bathing Water Partnership spokesperson said:
“The members of the Yorkshire Bathing Water Partnership continue to work closely together to understand what impacts on a particular bathing water’s quality and then the partners carry out work to try to improve it.
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