Creagan Bay - Beachwatch event 15 Sep 2018

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: 
Saturday, 15 September 2018 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting location: 
The Creagan Inn, Appin on the A828 between Barcaldine and Appin, north of the Creagan Bridge on beautiful Loch Creran
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Come along and learn about the items arriving on our local shores and ways you can help to combat plastic pollution and to turn the tide on marine litter!

Join Footprint Alba and other local MCS volunteers from 13:30—for the GBBC survey or just to help remove the items found - two mins, ten, twenty or longer, whatever time you can spare.

Saturday 15th September is also the International Coastal Clean-up Day https://oceanconservancy.org/trash-free-seas/international-coastal-cleanup/
so you are joining in, not just a national campaign in its 25th year but also a global movement for action!

Please wear weather suitable clothing. Children and young people, please bring an adult.
All kit will be provided but if you have your own bucket and gloves please do bring them along.

Wherever possible items removed will be returned, repurposed or recycled through a beach plastics scheme.

For further information, please contact Janie on 07530 314 127

Thank you to Isobel and her team at The Creagan Inn who have embraced Plastic Free July this year saying No to Straws and encouraging everyone to ‘pick up three’

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  • 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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