Published: 12:22, 16 May 2019
| Updated: 12:22, 16 May 2019
He may have left the Thames but a Kent artist is planning on creating a life-size sculpture of Benny the Beluga to raise awareness of plastic waste...
The whale hit the headlines when it turned up near Gravesend last September - and even led to the town's annual fireworks display having to be cancelled.
Now Amy West is collecting rubbish that's washed up and plans to create a piece of art to remember him and get across an important message.
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