Campaign 2017 – Clearer Labeling on Wipes

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Have you spoken to the Clean Seas Please team this year about “flushable” wipes? It’s been the hot topic of this year’s events. In 2016 we supported the campaign to ban the microbead; which has been confirmed by the Environment Secretary, Mr Grove, that legislation will be introduced this year to ban their sale and… Read more »

Clean Seas Please for future generations

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Whilst we are working together to help our bathing water quality in Hastings by thinking about how we disposed of Fats, Oils and Grease, only putting the three P’s (pee, poo and paper) in the toilet, how our waste water pipes are connected and how we disposed of rubbish, there are worldwide initiatives as well…. Read more »

Problematic Plastic

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It’s a simple fact that when it comes to plastic in our seas – it’s not so fantastic! On most beach cleans that the Clean Seas Please team have attended, types of plastic such as lollipop sticks and drink bottles are among the most common items found, either washed up on the beach or left… Read more »

Beat the Microbead!

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Did you know? Toothpaste, facial scrub, bubble bath, shaving foam and household cleaners are all examples of some of the products that contain microbeads, one of the highest contributors to plastic that is polluting our seas.   What are Microbeads and why is everyone talking about them? Microbeads are very small pieces of plastic, some… Read more »

Clean Up of park’s pond

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  This is an interesting read about the work that Hastings Borough Council, the Environment Agency and Southern Water is doing in Alexandra Park in Hastings. For the full article please click on the following link: Rye Observer – Alexandra Parkarticle  

Beaches in Hastings at risk of failing to meet EU water standards

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Hastings’ beaches are at risk of failing to meet EU water standards this year, according to a warning issued by the Environment Agency. Hastings was named as one of 25 UK seaside towns not expected to meet the new, stricter EU bathing water standards, with the Environment Agency stating the area’s bathing water is ‘subject… Read more »

Parkrun Hastings New timed runs every Saturday at 9:00am

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This is very exciting news for all keen runners. Parkrun volunteers have sat up a Parkrun in Hastings. This is a free to attend event every Saturday morning from 9:00am. The event takes place at Seaside Road, Hastings, TN38 0AG. Look online: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/hastings/ for course etc.   You will need to register before your first run…. Read more »

Beach Cleans 2015

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Hi everyone. So far we have managed to be present for two beach cleans before Spring and now we have some excited news. We have our own Beach Clean on Sunday 10th May 2015 in Hastngs and we will join The Marine Conservation Society and M&S on one of their beach cleans on the 12th… Read more »