Information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Small, local, private, social distancing beach cleans

Now that rules across the UK allow for more time to be spent outside, we are happy for volunteers to run beach cleans and litter surveys again – but only as small, local and private events, following the simple rules below:

  1. Always follow the government, and local council rules, where you are
  2. A private event with group numbers that follow your government advice, with social distancing measures in place
  3. On distance to travel, please always follow the government, and local council rules, where you are
  4. Book these as private, closed events to avoid clashes with other beach cleans
  5. Update your risk assessment in accordance to our new safety guidelines
  6. Stay 2m apart from people other than your household
  7. Use gloves, litter pickers (if you have them) and wash your hands

To help we have updated all our resources including the health and safety guidelines and Q&A. Please do have a look at these and review the government advice before you start.

If you’ve never run a beach clean or litter survey before we’re happy to help you get started. Please give our team a call on 01989 567807 or email us at Beachwatch@mcsuk.org

Joining us on the beach? Find your event below and click on the link for times, the meeting place and to register your attendance.

Registering is important so that organisers know how much equipment to bring, and they may have additional instructions to send you. Find out more about what's involved here.

Format: 2020-09-27
21 September 2019
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Pembrokeshire Fishguard Pwllgwaelod 12:00pm Sara Forrest View details & register » 3
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 1:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Flamborough North Landing 4:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Thornwick Bay 5:30pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
Lancashire Fleetwood Rossall 12:00pm Graeme Nuttall View details & register » 3
Hampshire Gosport Stokes Bay 10:00am Zoe Morrall View details & register » 3
Inverclyde Gourock Lunderston Bay 11:00am Greenock Cut Rangers View details & register » 3
Norfolk Great Yarmouth Gorleston Beach 11:00am Zoe Elliot View details & register » 3
14 July 2019
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 10:00am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
07 July 2019
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Thornwick Bay 12:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
26 October 2019
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 10:00am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
17 November 2019
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Thornwick Bay 12:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
01 February 2020
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Flamborough North Landing 11:45am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Thornwick Bay 2:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
08 February 2020
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 10:00am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
15 March 2020
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 2:30pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
22 March 2020
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Flamborough North Landing 12:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
09 May 2020
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Thornwick Bay 11:00am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
16 May 2020
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Flamborough North Landing 9:00am Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
23 May 2020
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East Riding of Yorkshire Flamborough Danes Dyke 1:00pm Matt Barnes View details & register » 3
22 September 2019
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Kent Folkestone Folkestone Harbour Arm to Lower Leas Coastal Park 10:30am Zoë Stevenson View details & register » 3
05 February 2020
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Kent Folkestone Sandgate 2:00pm Janet Wilson View details & register » 3
04 March 2020
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Kent Folkestone Sandgate 2:00pm Janet Wilson View details & register » 3
01 April 2020
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Kent Folkestone Sandgate 2:00pm Janet Wilson View details & register » 3
21 June 2019
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 10:00am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
18 September 2019
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 10:00am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
20 January 2020
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Merseyside Formby Cabin Hill NNR (Formby) 9:45am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
25 February 2020
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 9:45am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
27 April 2020
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Lancashire Formby Formby Freshfield (North Of Victoria Road) 9:45am Andy Laverick View details & register » 3
20 September 2019
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Highland Fortrose Fortrose Beach 11:30am Blair Watson View details & register » 3
Gloucestershire Gloucester Fretherne 1:30pm Jenny Parsons View details & register » 3
Cumbria Grange-over-Sands Humphrey Head 4:00pm Melanie Whalley-Jones View details & register » 3
26 June 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside, Gillingham - Sharp's Green Bay 10:30am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
10 July 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside - Motney Car Park 10:30am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
05 September 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside - Eastcourt Drive Entrance 10:00am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
08 August 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside, Gillingham - Sharp's Green Bay 10:30am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
07 November 2019
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Kent Gillingham Riverside - Motney Car Park 10:00am Belinda Lamb View details & register » 3
13 July 2019
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Inverclyde Gourock Lunderston Bay 11:00am Greenock Cut Rangers View details & register » 3
11 January 2020
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Inverclyde Gourock Lunderston Bay 11:00am Greenock Cut Rangers View details & register » 3
29 March 2020
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Cumbria Grange-over-Sands Humphrey Head 12:30pm Melanie Whalley-Jones View details & register » 3