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McFly member Dougie Poynter brings eco battle to Kent

By Chris Hunter

Environmental campaigner and member of McFly, Dougie Poynter, will be signing copies of his book 'Plastic Sucks! You Can Make a Difference' at Bluewater shopping centre next month.

The McFly bassist - a keen conservationist and key player in the campaign to ban microplastics in the UK - will be at Waterstone book store, in the shopping centre near Greenhithe, on Saturday September 7 at noon.

His book is said to be a digestible and accessible guide on how young eco-warriors can save the planet, and includes arty infographics, easy to follow tips and pages for your own notes.

Pop star Dougie Poynter.
Pop star Dougie Poynter.

The book covers the history of plastic as well as its positives and negatives throughout history before introducing us to key campaigners and eco-entrepreneurs.

Rising to fame as the bass player of Mcfly, Dougie has also penned the best-selling picture book series The Dinosaur That Pooped with Tom Fletcher.

Tickets cost £11 - which also gets a copy of the book - and are available on the Waterstones website.

Bookshop Manager David Sheldrake said: “We're excited to have this opportunity to meet a man who wants to make a difference in the world. We're anticipating a fun signing”

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