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Micro-volunteering!

Micro-volunteering!

10th March 2020

​Micro-volunteering is a growing trend, but what is it and how can you get involved?...

Meet Our New Project Assistant, Rob!

Meet Our New Project Assistant, Rob!

13th February 2020

​I am really excited to be starting at Coast Care - my first job in conservation! I can’t wait to work alongside the volunteers and get stuck into some practical conservation work....

How our Volunteers are Helping to Save the Bees

How our Volunteers are Helping to Save the Bees

11th February 2020

We received a visit recently from Professor John Hobrough, local bee expert with sixty years of beekeeping and research behind him. He very kindly gave a talk to our volunteers to feed back to them about the results of a study we were involved in last summer. It was fascinating to hear about what the survey found and how it can help to protect our bees and other pollinating insects in the future. ...

Project Update - 2019

Project Update - 2019

27th January 2020

​The team would like to give some feedback from 2019 as it has been an amazing year which has seen an increase in volunteer engagement and also plenty of new opportunities for everyone to get involved and contribute to the conservation efforts along the Northumberland coastline....

Pirri Pirri – A prickly problem

Pirri Pirri – A prickly problem

14th March 2019

Pirri Pirri or to give it it’s scientific name Acaena novae-zelandiae is a prickly problem on the Northumberland coast....

A Rubbish Day Out !

A Rubbish Day Out !

18th February 2019

As a volunteer for Coast Care I was invited to visit the Materials Recycling Facility in West Sleekburn to see what happens to the rubbish we put in our recycling bins...

Project Update- 2018 What a great year!

Project Update- 2018 What a great year!

28th December 2018

We would like to provide a project update and share with you that 900 people are now registered with Coast Care with 793 people who have actively volunteered....

Ghost Fishing Gear

Ghost Fishing Gear

15th December 2018

Ghost gear is fishing gear that is lost, dumped or abandoned. It consists of ropes, nets and pots and is one of the biggest threats to animals in our oceans...

New Project Manager joins Coast Care

New Project Manager joins Coast Care

1st November 2018

​Hi, I’m Becky Waring the new Project Manager for Coast Care and I started in this role at the beginning of October 2018....

Enjoying retirement

Enjoying retirement

22nd October 2018

Everyone told me that once I retired I wouldn’t know how I ever found the time to go to work. That my days would be filled doing all those things I always wanted to do but going to work got in the way....

Step forward to look after the coastal path

Step forward to look after the coastal path

26th September 2018

Walkers on the Northumberland coast are being asked to become voluntary wardens to help maintain their favourite sections of the Northumberland Coast Path and other walking routes....

"I met some wonderful people and really felt that my work helped make a difference to my local area."

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