Tag Archive for 'marine conservation society'

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 […]

Volunteers requested for Saints Bay beach clean on 20 September 2014

September 18th, 2014 by Vanessa

A beach clean is being organised for Saints Bay from 10 am to midday on Saturday 20 September 2014. Please join others to help keep this beautiful beach and bay litter free. This beach clean is registered with the UK’s Marine Conservation Society and litter collected will be tabulated and sent to the MCS for […]

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 […]

Guernsey companies invited to participate in CSR projects on Herm

January 26th, 2013 by Herm Island

“In 2012 Herm invited Guernsey companies to the island to engage in Corporate Social Responsibility projects,” Jonathan Watson, Director of Hospitality, Herm Island Ltd, said in a presentation to the B4-8 Club. “Herm Island has a small team that look after the external areas but they cannot do everything that they would like to achieve,” […]

Surfers Against Sewage Big Spring Beach Clean on 24 & 25 March 2012

March 19th, 2012 by Surfers Against Sewage

SAS needs your hands on the beach on 24 and 25 March 2012. The annual SAS Big Spring Beach Clean has been removing marine litter from UK beaches for many years with the help of community volunteers. SAS are calling on the coastal communities across the British Isles to join them for the SAS Big […]

M&S joins Marine Conservation Society to clean British beaches

March 14th, 2012 by Marks and Spencer

Marks & Spencer (M&S) is encouraging its customers to sign-up to become big beach cleaners and help the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) clean Britain’s beaches and protect our seas. The first ever M&S Big Beach Clean-up, organised by the Marine Conservation Society, will take place between Friday 11 May and Sunday 13 May 2012. The […]

Clearing the Guernsey shore of litter during Beachwatch weekend 2011

September 22nd, 2011 by Richard Lord

During a windy Saturday 17 September 2011 many volunteers, coordinated by the States of Guernsey Environment Department, participated in the Marine Conservation Society‘s Beachwatch Big Weekend by walking the Guernsey sea shore to collect litter.

Environment Department welcomes more Beachwatch volunteers for weekend of 17 and 18 September

August 26th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

National Beachwatch Big Weekend takes place on 17 and 18 September 2011 when hundreds of Islanders will comb Guernsey beaches as part of the Marine Conservation Society survey, organised locally by the States of Guernsey Environment Department. Volunteers in Herm have also signed up and will be cleaning up and recording the debris found on […]

The Marine Conservation Society supports River Cottage campaign to stop discards at sea

November 16th, 2010 by Richard Lord

To support the campaign please visit the fishfight website and sign your name to the petition.  For more information please visit the MCS website.

Intertrust Services Ltd. employees clean L’Ancresse beach of litter during Beachwatch weekend

September 25th, 2010 by Intertrust Group

Intertrust Group volunteered their time to clean L’Ancresse Beach on a sunny Saturday morning. During Beachwatch volunteers record what is collected.  This information is sent to the Marine Conservation Society for collation and analysis.  The MCS produce an annual report of the state of British beaches and the amount of litter collected.