Coastguard issues further warnings to dog walkers as ‘waxy substance’ washes up on another Wirral beach


Another substance has been found on another Wirral beach, only a few days after palm oil was washed up in New Brighton

Th palm oil at New Brighton resulted in warnings to stay away from the area, as it can be deadly for dogs.

Today the coastguard issued another warning as a ‘waxy substance’ was found at Moreton shore.

The coastguard have warned members of the public to keep dogs in sight and on leads.

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Wirral Coastguard said on their Facebook page “Wirral Coastguard Rescue Team have received reports of a waxy substance washing up at Moreton shore between Meols and Moreton. Wirral Council have been informed.

“As a precautionary measure we are advising that people in the area please keep their dogs within sight, preferably on leads.

“Remember that if you see anything out of the ordinary washed ashore to please call 999 and ask for the Coastguard so that we can investigate it”.

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