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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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11 Aug 2022, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Porth Eirias, Conwy

Colwyn Bay - Beach clean with Mermaids!

Join us for a very special family-friendly series of three MCS beach cleans & litter surveys. We will be joined by the current Miss Wales Dreams and Miss Mermaid 2019, and her group of fellow mermaids, Dwr Tails, to help us clean up the beach and

School friendly? yes

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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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15 Aug 2022, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Rhyl slipways, Denbighshire

Summer Beach Clean & Survey

Join us for a beach clean and litter survey at Rhyl! We often experience more beach pollution during the summer, and so need your help to keep our beaches clean and safe. We'll be recording what we find - valuable evidence to fight for

School friendly? yes

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18 Aug 2022, noon to 4 p.m.

Blyth South Beach, Northumberland

Blyth South Beach

A safety meeting will occur at meeting location, before a few minute walk to our cleaning site. We will be cleaning a 100 meter stretch of beach located just beyond Blyth Battery   Bin Bags will be provided, there will be limited supply of bu

School friendly? yes

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21 Aug 2022, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Worthing - rocks to pier, West Sussex

Summer Beach Clean

Join me for summer beach clean. Bit later than Early Riser but still plenty of time to enjoy rest of the day. Don't have to stay for the whole 2 hours if you prefer to do shorter time. 

School friendly? yes

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24 Aug 2022, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Rhyl slipways, Denbighshire

Rhyl - Beach clean with Mermaids!

Join us for a very special family-friendly series of three MCS beach cleans & litter surveys. We will be joined by the current Miss Wales Dreams and Miss Mermaid 2019, and her group of fellow mermaids, Dwr Tails, to help us clean up the beach and

School friendly? yes

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31 Aug 2022, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

East Beach Dunbar, East Lothian

Dunbar East Beach - Beach Clean

Join Marine Conservation Society in Dunbar and contribute to our marine litter survey. All are welcome and equipment (gloves, litter pickers, bags) will be provided. Feel free to bring your own equipment too.

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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4 Sep 2022, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Alton Grove, bottom of Grove Avenue, Portchester, Hampshire

The Litter Ladies 'That Lunch'

Bring a bucket, litter picker, gloves, hand sanitiser,  Toilet available at Portchester Castle, Portchester precinct & wicor marina.

School friendly? yes

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11 Sep 2022, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bournemouth Beach - West Undercliff, Dorset

Big Highcliff Beach Clean

You are invited to a beach clean and ocean themed refreshment session at the Bournemouth Marriott Hotel on Sunday 11th September 2022 to raise funds and awarness in aid of Marine Conservation Society. 

School friendly? no

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11 Sep 2022, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saunton Sands, Devon

The BIG Saunton beach clean

As always there is free parking for Big Saunton Beach Clean volunteers, and hot drinks will be provided by the wonderful Saunton Break Cafe. This year the cafe will only be providing drinks in reusable cups, so please don't forget to bring your o

School friendly? no

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11 Sep 2022, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Charmouth, Dorset

The Wild Beach Clean

Join us to help clean Charmouth beach after the busy summer holidays. We are also working towards getting a student from Charmouth Primary School is Environment Badge, so please come and support this event.  There are three car parks here, whic

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.

Mappleton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Mappleton Beach Clean

Tide times are not available at this present time but I will update signed up volunteers if the time has to change.<br /> Please bring your own gloves, litter pickers (if you have them, not essential) and water. I will provide the heavy duty bi

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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16 Sep 2022, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Rhyl slipways, Denbighshire

Great British Beach Clean launch clean!

Join us for a beach clean & litter survey at Rhyl to mark and celebrate the first day of the Great British Beach Clean 2022! A chance to get together, meet like-minded individuals, and round off the summer by taking part in one of the UK

School friendly? yes

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17 Sep 2022, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Dungeness - Lydd Ranges, Kent

Dungeness - Lydd Ranges

This is a challenging event, not suitable for anyone with mobility issues. The event will involve a 30-40 minute walk on shingle to get to our survey area. This will be followed by a 2-2.5 hour survey from our regular 100m stretch of beach. We w

School friendly? no

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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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