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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....

Life as a Coast Care Intern

Life as a Coast Care Intern

8th August 2018

​As a Coast Care Intern this shorebird season, I have had the privilege to be based on Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve as part of the EU Life+ Northumberland Little Tern Project....

Water, Water Everywhere...

Water, Water Everywhere...

4th June 2018

Lynne Russell; Coast Care Volunteer and founder member of the Litterbugs group from Warkworth writes on the problems around the most simple of human needs... drinking!...

Working Together to make a Difference Forever

Working Together to make a Difference Forever

21st May 2018

As a collective the Northumberland Coast has an amazing volunteer base. Coast Care and Surfers Against Sewage are working together; Georgie Page writes her first Blog about her volunteer work......

Heritage at Risk on the Coast Care

Heritage at Risk on the Coast Care "Patch"

3rd May 2018

Thanks for all of the interest on last weeks "Blog" on Heritage at Risk... here's some more details on the places on our "patch" which are on the register...

Heritage at Risk

Heritage at Risk

27th April 2018

With numerous sites on our coast on Historic England's Heritage at Risk register we've got work to do......

The busy month of February

The busy month of February

1st March 2018

​Well, what a busy month we have had at Coast Care! It’s amazing what you can get done with an awesome bunch of volunteers, and some great collaboration between organisations....

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

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