A Great Year!

Emma Whitlock, LOVEmyBEACH officer for the Fylde coast has had another fantastic year working with volunteer groups, school children and local businesses on the coast; empowering communities to improve their bathing waters and beaches. Here's a snapshot of what Emma has been involved with:

  • 11 beach clean groups, up from 9 last year
  • 327 beach clean even..

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Best Beaches 2018

The North-West is celebrating today with an array of beach awards presented by Keep Britain Tidy and water quality maintaining high standards across the region for the second year running. Water quality in the region has improved tremendously over the last thirty years resulting in all thirty bathing water locations in the North-West passing the EU water quality standards fo..

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Bottle Deposit Scheme

Today, we welcome the announcement from the Environment Secretary Michael Gove of plans to introduce a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) in England. This means that a deposit will be paid by the consumer when they purchase any single-use glass or plastic bottle, and steel or aluminium can. This deposit will increase the initial price paid but consumers will get the money back if t..

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Poo’s and dont’s

Volunteers from the LOVEmyBEACH St Annes BeachCare group are fighting back against a persistent form of litter blighting the area they love; bags of dog poo left on the beach and sand dunes. The group of 20 local residents volunteer weekly to help keep the beach clean, however  they have noticed a considerable increase in the amount of dog poo left on the beach by dog owner..

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Dog Walk!

This summer the LOVEmyBEACH team will be setting out on our first ever dog roadshow! We'll be highlighting some of the best spots to walk your dog along the coast, pointing out the areas where restrictions are in place from May to September and explaining why these are in place. The roadshow will take place on the following dates and locations: Monday Ju..

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We're a campaign with a huge challenge: to work together to keep our local beaches and bathing waters clean.

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Ainsdale Beach Clean

May 25, 2018

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