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14 May 2021 England boasts more Blue Flag beaches than Cyprus for sum... Charity unveils names of country’s award-winning beaches as millions of families plan holidays within the UK On May 14th, environmental charity Kee...
 
29 March 2021 Be a good egg this Easter - take your litter home! The Turning Tides Parternship and LOVEmyBEACH in conjunction with Keep Britain Tidy are calling for people visiting the coast over Easter to help protect bea...
 
26 March 2021 Royal Life Saving Society Northwest releases new beach sa... The video, filmed along the Blackpool Coast, features local children of all ages to spread awareness of the water safety code;
12 March 2021 Join our call to ban polystyrene bodyboards Over 16,000 cheap polystyrene bodyboards are discarded on UK beaches annually. These boards often snap and become unusable within minutes of use. When discar...
 
11 March 2021 Plastic toy rescue on Fylde coast beaches Litter being left behind on beaches is sadly nothing new. But the mounds of plastic beach toys that are being discarded at the end of a day of sun, sea and...
 
15 January 2021 Blue Flag Global Announces 2020 Best Practice Competition... In addition to awarding Blue Flag sites, the Blue Flag International Jury review submissions for the Best Practice Competition, and late last year they ann...
11 January 2021 Coastal Awards Application Window Now Open Apply now to ensure that your council's beaches are recognised as amongst the best in the world.
 
15 May 2019 New research reveals plastic on beaches triggers “eco-anx... As we announce the country's #BestBeaches for 2019
 
11 April 2019 World record ocean rower to cycle UK coast and clean up B... Kiko Matthews, 38, who broke the 'female cross Atlantic solo rowing record' in 2018, is now aiming to cycle 7,200km of the Great British coastline in th...
04 February 2019 Attention UK beach managers… it’s giveaway time! Ahead of the 2019 UK bathing season, we would like to give away five sets of our latest litter intervention, shown to reduce littering on beaches by 26%. The...
 
09 July 2018 Education is more than the classroom Celebrating the world’s best beaches isn’t just about water quality. 
 
12 June 2018 Triple reasons to celebrate for a favourite North East beach Tynemouth’s Longsands beach celebrates achieving both the international Blue Flag and Seaside Awards