Members of the public have been injured by broken glass left strewn across Bermuda’s most popular beach, Horseshoe Bay, over the Cup Match holiday weekend.

The Bermuda Volleyball Association contacted this newspaper to highlight large amounts of glass — everything from tiny shards to half-smashed bottles and full bottles buried in the sand — that their members found littered on the beach resulting in two of them being injured.

One of the injured, Adam Birch, said he had since heard of further reports of people getting cut in the days after Cup Match.

The Green Cooperative Bermuda, made up of BEST, Greenrock, Keep Bermuda Beautiful, Government’s Waste Management, XL Caitlin End-to-End and Chewstick, has questioned whether the Bermuda Government should consider banning glass from the island’s beaches altogether after “countless appeals” to improve health and safety following large-scale public events.

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