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C&G offering book of poetry on marine life

Cheltenham & Gloucester is teaming up with the Marine Conservation Society to offer a booklet of poetry inspired by turtles that aims to raise youngsters&#39 awareness of the marine environment.

The book, called Celebrate The Sea, has been created from entries to a poetry competition for four to 11-year-olds organised by C&G last autumn.

Marine Conservation Society founder David Bellamy was in London last week for the launch of the poetry book that contains over 50 poems. Copies of the booklet are available through the Marine Conservation Society.

Bellamy says: “What better way to celebrate the sea than this book of poems crafted by young minds? The turtles and all the other creatures of the sea say &#39thank you for caring.&#39”

C&G head of communication Peter Mounty says: “I was overwhelmed by the number of entries in the poetry competition and the standard was exceptional, so exceptional that an opportunity to publish some of the poems could not be missed.

“The poems show that the younger generation are very knowledgeable about our environment and that it is very important to them.”


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