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Cornish Volunteers Help Protect Beaches

People at the SAS marine litter pick Watergate

Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) recently coordinated its biggest ever Big Spring Beach Clean involving over 3500 volunteers at 130 beaches around the UK coastline who together removed a staggering 25 tonnes of marine litter. The Big Spring Beach Clean was also the first action for SAS’s new team of Cornish Beach Guardians. The Beach Guardians are teams of experienced

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New Marine Conservation Zones for Cornwall

Marine wildlife - spiny lobster

Great news for Cornwall today as four areas around the coastline have been designated as Marine Conservation Zones. Padstow Bay, Whitsand & Looe Bay, the Upper Fowey Estuary a collection of sites in the Isles of Scilly have now been given protected status by the Government. The four areas in Cornwall are among 27 new Marine Conservation Zones created nationwide to

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Eden’s Christmas Adventure.

eden xmas

Whilst this might not be the most adventurous thing in the world, we were invited to a sneak preview of Eden’s Time of Gifts last night.  The drive to Eden was an adrenaline rush in itself, negotiating the torrential rain, floods and gales to get there.  It was, however, well worth it!We were met by five elves who took us on a trip round to see Father Christmas’s

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SAS, Fifteen Apprentices & Watergate Bay Beach Clean


Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) is delighted to be joining forces with The Hotel & Extreme Academy, Watergate Bay to organise a beach clean at Watergate Bay on Saturday 2nd April. The event will run from 11am – 2pm and will see students from Cornish schools working with Fifteen Cornwall apprentices and community volunteers to sweep the beach of marine litter.This event

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SAS beach clean hits the South West


Surfers Against Sewage’s 20th Anniversary Beach Clean Tour Hits the South West This August, Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), in association with the Quiksilver Foundation & myGames (powered by v), will be hitting the road with the biggest beach clean tour in its history. Since 1994, the volume of marine litter on UK beaches has increased by 146%* and SAS is helping

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Wanted! Dolphin and whale watchers.


The marine research charity, Sea Watch, is seeking nature lovers, local yachtsmen and women who will be willing to spend time watching out from the Cornwall coastline during this summer’s National Whale and Dolphin Watch (NWDW). Bottlenose dolphins are regularly seen off the Cornish coast while sightings of Risso’s dolphin are slightly less common but occur mainly

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PaddleFree launches its two week kayak adventure


The PaddleFree 2010 initiative is setting off on a two week kayak adventure around the Cornish coast to help raise money for two worthy groups. Benefitting from PaddleFree 2010 activities are British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR), a charity who rescue the sea life that finds itself stranded on our coastline, and the Isles of Scilly Veterinary Support Group, a

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Camper Company going Great Guns

Campers in Cornwall Splitty

Classic VW Camper Hire company, Campers in Cornwall are celebrating their 500th customer booking.  Thanks to clients with a free spirit and a love of classic VW campers, the  popular business has been running for six years and has seen their bookings mushroom.  The lucky 500th customers received a bottle of bubbly to take away in the van with them. Co-owner, Kim

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SAS beach cleaning coming to a beach near you

Surfers Against Sewage Annual Spring Beach Cleans Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) are calling all beach lovers to join us to welcome in spring on the weekend of the 27th and 28th of February at our spring beach cleans being held at beaches all over the UK. Sadly we are all far too familiar with how the litter piles up over the long, stormy, tourist free winter months but

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Water Users Urged to be Safe

Father and son in Kayak

Active and adventurous people in Cornwall are being advised by The Environment Agency to take more care whilst doing activities in and around the water. The Environment Agency advises anyone planning to go swimming, fishing, cycling or simply hanging out with friends down by their local river over the summer holidays, to be more aware of the dangers posed by

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