Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tag: beaches

There’s a prickly problem on the beaches of Cleethorpes – but used needles are no laughing matter

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GrimsbyLive, the safety team’s co-ordinator Pat Gilding underlined that the origins of the bio-hazardous sharps weren’t necessarily in the town itself. “They often wash in on the beach from other places, not necessarily from Cleethorpes,” he said. “We’ve had them appear in The Pier Gardens before. It’s society. It happens all over in every resort in the UK, not just...

Blackpool amongst those celebrating Blue Flag awards

Blackpool was amongst several traditional amusements resorts celebrating the annual award of Blue Flag beach status. The resort’s South beach retained its award for the third year running, recognition of its highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management. It was one of 65 Blue Flag beaches recognised in England this year, while Blackpool North and Central beaches were...

Evans: We will fight litter on the beaches

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The issue of litter across the beach is a growing concern across the UK, but Pat Evans, owner of Coney Beach funfair, has taken matters into his own hands.   Things are going to look much cleaner this year at South Wales’ hotspot, Sandy Bay, as local funfair owner, Pat Evans, has invested around £35,000 in a new beach cleaning machine. The...