Tag Archive for 'beach clean'

Take part in Guernsey beach litter art project at Les Cotils on Saturday 14 October 2017

October 11th, 2017 by La Société Guernesiaise

  To showcase the type and amount of litter found on the Guernsey sea shore, Elizabeth College Art department in conjunction with the Marine Biology Section of La Societe Guernesiaise invites people to participate in creating a community art project out of litter and rubbish collected from Guernsey’s sea shore. The creation of the art work will […]

Volunteer for Guernsey beach clean on 19 and 20 September 2015

September 17th, 2015 by Vanessa

The annual Marine Conservation Society beach clean weekend occurs this year on the 19 and 20 September. Guernsey volunteers will pick-up litter from Saints Bay from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturday 19 September and from Rocquaine Bay from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday 20 September 2015. A volunteer beach clean is also being […]

Volunteer to help clean Rocquaine Bay beach on 21 September 2014

September 18th, 2014 by Vanessa

A beach clean has been organsied for Rocquaine Bay from 9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. on Sunday 21 September 2014. This beach clean has been registered with the UK’s Marine Conservation Society and data on the litter collected will be contributed to the MCS national database. Please contact Vanessa Crispini-Adams on 07781 422 188 or […]

Take3 Guernsey volunteers pick-up Petit Port’s litter

January 27th, 2014 by Richard Lord

In mid-January 2014, Karen Marsh, Take3 Guernsey member, instigated a beach clean by posting on the group’s Facebook page to ask if anyone was organising one. The Guernsey volunteer group takes its name from the non-profit Take3 organisation founded in Australia in 2009, which “asks everyone to simply take three pieces of rubbish with you when […]

Continuing effort to keep Guernsey sea shore and coastal areas litter free on 20 and 21 July 2013

July 15th, 2013 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The next Bailiwick of Guernsey Coastal Clean Up organised by the States of Guernsey Environment Department will be held on the weekend of 20 and 21 July 2013. The first Guernsey Coastal Clean Up in 2010 was part of the world-wide celebrations for the International Year of Biodiversity. Families, companies, schools and voluntary organisations are […]

RBC Wealth Management staff clear litter from Belle Greve Bay shore

June 18th, 2013 by RBC Wealth Management

Belle Greve Bay has benefited from a much-needed beach clean up, thanks to willing and enthusiastic volunteers from RBC Wealth Management. RBC Wealth Management employees, aided by family and friends, spent their time after work cleaning up the beach to mark RBC Blue Water Day – a day dedicated to highlighting the objectives and achievements […]

RBC’s Belle Greve bay beach clean as part of Blue Water Day activities

June 15th, 2013 by Richard Lord

RBC Wealth Management staff collected 12 bags of litter from the Belle Greve Bay shore during their Blue Water Day activities on 14 June 2013. Besides the 12 bags of mixed litter, RBC Wealth Management employees also removed a hawser and a pallet from the beach.

Common whelk ‘sea wash balls’ on the Guernsey shore

April 30th, 2013 by Richard Lord

A litter pick-up on the sea shore of Champ Rouget, on the path north of the Chouet tea rooms, Vale found eight ‘sea wash balls‘ from the common whelk, Buccinum undatum, three ray (rajidae) mermaid’s purses (egg case), and one cuttlebone from Sepia officinalis. A similar beach clean on the same stretch of shore on […]

Guernsey Environment Department promoting four organised beach cleaning weekends

April 23rd, 2013 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The States of Guernsey Environment Department is promoting four weekends of beach cleans for volunteers in 2013. The first one takes place on Sunday 28 April 2013 starting at 11 am at L’Ancresse. This is the Marine Conservation Society’s Big Beach Clean up which is sponsored by Marks & Spencer and will take no more […]

Sure staff to continue litter removal from Guernsey beaches in 2013

December 12th, 2012 by Sure

Wellington boots, fishing equipment, rubber gloves and even part of a plane from World War II have been found by Sure staff as they clean island beaches. Earlier this year, Cable & Wireless Communications launched the Sure Community Foundation and as well as giving money to worthy causes, staff were given time off on the […]