Tag Archives: seaside

Call for Written Evidence – Regenerating Seaside Towns Committee

Closes 1 pm on Tuesday 9 October 2018 Earlier this year a new Lords Select Committee was established with the remit ‘to consider the regeneration of seaside towns and communities’ An Inquiry has now been launched with a public call for written evidence on a range of issues affecting seaside towns and communities. Lord Bassam

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11 North West Beaches Win Awards!

Keep Britain Tidy has announced this year’s award winners for Blue Flag and the Seaside Awards. Only one North West beach has Blue Flag – Blackpool South – but 10 have achieved a Seaside Award. These are: Morecambe North and Morecambe South St Annes Pier Ferry Beach, Rossall Beach and Marine Beach, Fleetwood Jubilee Beach,

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Digital Skills Programme Launched by Google to Benefit Coastal Tourism

Google has launched a new digital skills programme which aims to help boost tourism at the seaside which is part of the Government’s new Digital Strategy and Digital Skills Partnership. The Google digital skills partnership includes the British Hospitality Association, National Coastal Tourism Academy and UKinbound.. The programme aims to provide digital communication and advertising skills

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Coastal Community Teams to Help Revive England’s Seaside Towns

The Goverment has announced the creation of 116 Coastal Community Teams with the provision of more than £1 million, funding an additional 104 further Coastal Community Teams on top of 12 existing pilots. The Coastal Community Teams initiative has been created to help revive coastal towns and bring jobs, growth and prosperity to coastal areas. The teams bring

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The Good Beach Guide – 2015

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has recently published its 2015 online Good Beach Guide. The guide includes a range of useful information including projected water quality, tide times, whether or not the beach is dog-friendly, has lifeguards, etc. in place, wildlife you might expect or be lucky enough to see and where and how to

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Award winning beaches – The Seaside Awards

Keep Britain Tidy recently announced the 2015 Seaside Awards. 111 beaches across England have achieved the award, which is given for high standards of cleanliness and facilities. This year 14 of the North West’s beaches have the award. These are (from north to south): Copeland Borough Council: St Bees, Silecroft, Haverigg Lancaster City Council: Morecambe

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North West Seaside Award Winners – 2014

Keep Britain Tidy has today (20th May) announced national winners of the Seaside Awards, with thirteen beaches in North West England achieving the standards required. These are (from north to south): St Bees, Silecroft and Haverigg, Cumbria (managed by Copeland Borough Council) Morecambe North and Morecambe South (managed by Lancaster City Council) Ferry Beach and Rossall Beaches,

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A Profile of Deprivation in Larger English Seaside Destinations, 2007 and 2010

The Office for National Statistics (ONS)  has published a report which provides an analysis, using Indices of Deprivation from 2007 and 2010, of  57 of England’s largest seaside destinations. For the purpose of this study ONS defined a seaside destination as ‘any seaside settlement to which people travel for the beach and associated activities’. Some

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Oh – we DO like to be beside the seaside!

It’s official - research by researchers Katherine Ashbulby and Matthew White at the European Institute of Enviornment and Human Health in Cornwall compared experiences of people at the seaside, in the countryside and in urban parks from 2750 Natural England questionnaires and concluded that the greatest sense of pleasure came from exercising beside the sea – whatever your age,

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