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Please note: We ask all our volunteers to follow our Covid guidelines during beach cleans, for everyone’s health and safety.

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of inland cleans found facemasks and PPE in 2021

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14 Aug 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Jaywick Sea Lavender Way – Sea Holly Way, Essex

Jaywick Beach Clean Group

Litter picks and bags will be supplied. Please ensure that you wear suitable clothing and footwear. Refreshments will not be supplied so please do bring your own water etc. 

School friendly? no

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3 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Southsea End (Rock Gardens), Hampshire

Southsea Beachwatch, Summer clean

How it works: 1. Please read the health and safety, PLUS the Covid-19 guidance below 2. Find us at the meeting point from 10am! We have limited litter pickers and gloves, plus bags which you may borrow, but we advise that you bring your o

School friendly? yes

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16 Sep 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Irvine Beach, North Ayrshire

Great British Beach Clean - Irvine Beach Public Event (RSPB Garnock Connections)

All are welcome to join this Great British Beach Clean event at Irvine Beach. We will carry out a marine litter suvey at our beach clean, gatering vital data.  Equipment is provided, but if you have your own thicker gardening style gloves pleas

School friendly? no

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16 Sep 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Shoeburyness East Beach: Big Beach Clean-up, Essex

Chelmsford Star Co-op Shoebury Beach Clean Up

Come along and help us at our annual beach clean up. We will be meeting across the road to the car park. There are toilets available and I believe the closest train station to the beach is Shoeburyness Station.  We would prefer if attendees bro

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire

Anderby Creek beach clean

We will provide equipment such as litter pickers, hoops, sacks and sharps boxes.

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Cayton Bay, North Yorkshire

Cayton bay south

Please bring strong gloves if you have them, please note the path down to the beach is steep and can be slippy at times. 

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Crimdon, Durham

Crimdon Beach North and South

Survey and beach clean. All equipment supplied. Steps down to the beach. https://www.facebook.com/tynetotees

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

East Haven, Angus

Great Angus Beach Clean East Haven

Wear strong shoes and appropriate clothing. Equipment will be provided   Social - https://www.easthavenangus.com/east-haven-beach

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Pegwell Bay, Kent

Pegwell Bay, Cliffsend - Great British Beach Clean

This Great British Beach Clean (Beachwatch) event will take place on the beach close to the white cliffs within the Sandwich & Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve. The events below last for 2 hours and is open to all to join in.  Child

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Browns Bay, Antrim

Brown's Bay Islandmagee, Larne

Please come along to help us clean this beautiful beach. Don't forget waterproof clothing and shoes, and if possible gloves for children.  Litter pickers, gloves and bags will be provided.  Any children attending must be in the company

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Cramond, City of Edinburgh

Great British Beach Clean - Cramond Beach

This is our flagship Ediburgh event for the Great British Beach Clean, to collect marine litter data, take part in our litter survey while cleaning the beach.  All are welcome with equipment provided. Please dress for the weather, if you h

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 11 a.m. to noon

Crimdon beach, Durham

Crimdon North and South

Survey and litter pick All equipment supplied. Steps to beach. https://www.facebook.com/tynetotees.

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Sand Bay, Somerset

MCS Sand Bay Great British Beach Clean

Join me for a clean-up on Sand Bay as part of the Marine Conservation Society's annual Great British Beach Clean event. The plan - to clean the beach and record the litter as we go on Beachwatch survey forms...Find out more&n

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Plumpudding (Minnis Bay), Kent

Plum Pudding, Birchington - Great British Beach Clean

The event involves a 15 minute walk to the starting point - and the litter survey and beach clean will last for the next 2 hours.  Open to all to join in, but children will need to be supervised by a responsible adult.  

School friendly? no

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17 Sep 2022, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Seaton Carew South, Durham

Seaton Carew beach

Look out for our flag in the beach https://www.facebook.com/tynetotees

School friendly? yes

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18 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Formby (Freshfields), Lancashire

Formby Beachwatch Event

EVENT REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL!!!! For larger (4+ people) groups either from a workplace or a school, you must contact the organiser on the following email address: [email protected] This is to ensure that adequate provision i

School friendly? yes

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18 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Gibraltar Point (North) Nature Reserve, Lincolnshire

Gibraltar Point Beach Clean

Both car parks have paths that will take you down to the beach and the walk is about the same distance from both. There are toilets at the Visitor Centre car park, this is the car park at the very end of the road, after driving over the hump/sea defe

School friendly? no

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18 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Jubilee Beach, Essex

Beach clean Jubilee Beach

Please feel free to contact me for any further information.

School friendly? yes

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18 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to noon

Pett Level, East Sussex

Pett Level

Gloves and litter pickers will be provided, but bring your own if you have them. This event is part of the Great British Beach Clean. 

School friendly? no

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18 Sep 2022, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hightown, Merseyside

Marine Conservation Big Beach Clean

Help us clean and record the debris from our tide line to make our marine environment safe and clean for us and our local marine life . All tools supplied just your time required .

School friendly? yes

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