Category Archives: Litter Picking

Bridgend countryside volunteer opportunities: Bryngarw volunteer programme of events 2014

The volunteer programme has been going for over five years and has gone from strength to strength, with members of the local community donating their time and efforts to support preserving the park’s natural environment. The volunteers meet one Saturday … Continue reading

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Bridgend countryside volunteer opportunities: Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Yep it’s that time of year when volunteer events are published showing the breadth of countryside volunteer opportunities in Bridgend. Yes we have listened (Leigh) and with a more joined up approach this year from all volunteer providers, there should … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed @WalesCoastPath #beachclean Friday 20th with @mcsuk & Sat for @Keep_Wales_Tidy Week, @ #Sker with @PorthcawlLionsC

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@mcsuk Beachwatch Big Weekend coming to Bridgend Friday 20th Sep. Volunteers needed for #beachclean #restbay on the @walescoastpath

Beachwatch Big Weekend 20th – 23rd September 2013 This once a year beachclean and survey is organised by the marine conservation society (MCS) and is the biggest Beachclean and survey event in the UK. It happens the third weekend of … Continue reading

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Litter pick at Newton Beach, Porthcawl Sunday 4th August.

Litter pick at Newton Beach, Porthcawl Sunday 4th August. Meet at Beach Road car park 10am. Gloves & pickers provided.. Ps. Sorry we haven’t been in touch.. technical issues.. we are now mobile

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Keep Wales Tidy Clean Coasts Week 13th – 19th May

For more information, please click on or copy and paste the link into your browser Clean Coasts Week

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Brave as Lions!

‘Porthcawl Lions Beach clean Sat 23rd March We started our 2 hour forshore clean up on Saturday with about a dozen helpers but after one hour we retired as it was so very very cold. We managed to clear about … Continue reading

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Beach Clean @ Newton Burrows 9th March 2013

  Beach Clean @ Newton Burrows 9th March 2013  It was a lovely, yet cold day for Saturday’s beach clean at Newton. Although the dunes looked quite clear of litter at first glance, we manged to collect 20 bags of … Continue reading

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Sat 9th Mar – (Pre 6 nations:-)) Beach clean at Newton Burrows

Dear all, Here’s an advance reminder of our beach clean @ Newton Burrows on Saturday 9th March 2013.  We’ll be meeting at Beach Road Car Park at 10.00am (until 12.00pm).  Gloves and litter pickers provided. Timed to finish well before … Continue reading

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Sat 23rd Feb *******POSTPONED******* Coppicing at Frog Pond Wood

Sorry to disappoint anyone that had intended to come along, but we will have to postpone this event until later in the year…… a new date will be announced as soon as we have it. The next Bridgend Countryside event … Continue reading

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