Brightlingsea Paddling Pool Beach - Beachwatch event 22 Sep 2019

Great British Beach CleanPart of the annual Great British Beach Clean

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Great British Beach Clean (3rd weekend in Sep)
Date & time: 
Sunday, 22 September 2019 - 9:00am - 11:00am
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Corner of Paddling Pool Beach, near Ramp/Toilets/Playpark
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Join us on Sunday 22nd September at Brightlingsea Paddling Pool Beach to help keep plastic out of the ocean! This event is part of the UK’s Great British Beach Clean, a nationwide beach clean and surveying event!

Meeting location: Corner of Paddling Pool Beach, Near Ramp/Toilets/Playpark @ 9am

Location of Brightlingsea Beach: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Brightlingsea+Beach/@51.805883,1.0125705,17z/data=!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0x47d911a86944aa79:0x52b3b19816f7b4e5!2sBrightlingsea+Lido!8m2!3d51.8072894!4d1.016744!3m4!1s0x47d9118e81ab2021:0xf38ca47c529b1aa0!8m2!3d51.8058489!4d1.0125084

The Beach clean will involve a survey and clean-up of the beach surrounding the paddling pool, plus clean-up of the other beach sections towards the ‘railway line’ and Sailing Club.

Please wear sturdy footwear. Bring sunglasses, hats, water, sunscreen, warm clothing depending on the weather. Please also bring re-usable strong protective gloves and litter pick tools if possible, some will be available. Re-usable collecting bags will be provided and litter will be sorted into recyclable/non-recyclable waste to get the most benefit from the beach clean.

We will work in pairs as a minimum (pair up on the day if you are coming as an individual). Children under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult and have a completed Parental Consent form (supplied on the day). Toilets are within 50 metres of meeting point. Public transport and disabled parking is also close by. Dogs are not allowed on this beach at this time of year. High tides: 04:32 (4.1m) and 16:59 (4.4m)

Briefing will start at 9am so please arrive promptly to avoid missing important information!

Booking is not essential but please register and book onto this event if possible so the organiser has a good idea how many people to expect on the day. We really appreciate the time and effort donated by all volunteers and look forward to seeing you on the 22nd September!

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If you apply to be a Beachwatch Organiser we will contact you to confirm your application.
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  • I agree to read and follow the information relating to Health and Safety available in the organiser guide.
  • I agree to carry out a risk assessment in advance of Beachwatch events and I will keep a written record of these assessments.
  • I will record the details of any accident or incident of concern during the event and report this to MCS.
  • I will give a Health and Safety briefing to any volunteers before events start.
  • I understand that I must not supervise young volunteers under 16 years of age, nor allow anybody who is not their legally responsible adult to supervise them (some examples of legally responsible adults include: their parent, guardian, school teacher or guide leader).
  • I understand that if no surveys have been conducted within three years my beach will become available for others.
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