Posts Tagged ‘ Marine Conservation Society ’

2019 Great British Beach Clean

Sep 4th, 2019 | By

Sign up to a clean near you at: and if you can’t find an event on your preferred beach, call 01989 566017 and find out how you can organise your own.

Why is there more beach litter?

Nov 30th, 2017 | By

A report from the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says that the amount of litter of our beaches rose by 10% compared to last year.

Saturday snippets: 10th September 2016

Sep 10th, 2016 | By
entry to the walk

Brexit, balloons, trails for the disabled and the end of wi-fi are some of what attracted Adrian’s attention this week.

Poor water quality at our beaches?

May 29th, 2016 | By
image of Rhossili in Gower

As I have written before, when you arrive at the beach, you are a better decision-maker on whether to go in the water than blue-flags ever will be until they monitor the water on a daily basis.

Most beaches are excellent

Apr 16th, 2014 | By

With temperatures being forecastv to hit 20 degrees over the Easter weekend some of us will head for the beaches. So it is timely that the organisation that issues the Blue Flag awards has released its latest guide.

Visiting a Beach Near You

May 27th, 2011 | By

With the bank holiday and half term break starting in most places today you may fancy enjoying the sunshine by visiting a beach near you. How do you choose? By selecting the closest? The one you’ve always gone to? Or perhaps you take note of the Good Beach Guide and pick one that is in the Good Beach Guide?

Off to the Beaches.

Apr 22nd, 2011 | By

I have a short memory and that might be why I can’t remember the last time we had such good weather forecast for an Easter weekend. Such good weather in fact that the beaches are sure fire bets for visitors. Only a day or so ago, a person from Weston-super-Mare was being interviewed on BBC Breakfast saying that he had never seen so many people on the beach so early in the season. So take little notice then of the report on our beaches that came out earlier this week from the Marine Conservation Society.