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Gyllyngvase Beach – Dive & Beach Clean – 01/04/2017

April 1 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Free

Falmouth Town Council, Falmouth Bay Residents Association and Fathoms Free are joining together for a beach and seafront litter pick on 1st April, based at Gyllyngvase Beach. Everyone welcome with divers, organised by Atlantic Scuba, carrying out an underwater litter pick; this is chance to really make a difference to Falmouth’s seafront … safer for wildlife, more enjoyable for everyone to stroll along our beautiful seafront with no litter in sight

Divers
All divers welcome, bring your own kit. We can supply bags to carry around to collect the litter if you need one.
If we can get enough dive organisers, we will attempt an underwater clean at Swanpool, Gyllyngvase, Castle Beaches and at Pendennis.

Beach Clean
Falmouth Town Council, working with Fathoms Free and Falmouth Bay Residents Association are carrying out a beach clean along the sea front … Castle Beach, Gyllyngvase Beach and Swanpool, plus all the pathways in between. Equipment available from Fathoms Free stand on Gyllyngvase Beach from 10am to 4pm. Everyone welcome (children must have a responsible adult with them).
Meet from 10am at Gyllyngvase Beach
Equipment available to borrow includes gloves, bags, litter pickers.
This beach clean is being run by solely by volunteers, come along and join in to make the sea front and beaches litter free and safer for wildlife and more enjoyable for everyone.

 

See the event on Facebook – Facebook Event – Underwater Litter Pick & Beach Clean also for any updates/changes nearer the time.

Venue: Gyllyngvase Beach, Cornwall TR11 4PA
Time: Beach clean (public) – 10am to 4pm
Time: Divers – to be on site for 10.00am (high tide is at 8.55am)
Meeting point: Entrance to the beach

Facilities:
All three beaches have amenities that are open for public access.

Parking: There is ample parking free and pay and display car park.

Beach Clean
Gloves and bags will be provided for all taking part.
All litter collected, so it can be weighed and sorted, so as much as possible can be recycled

Divers
All divers are asked to meet onsite at 10.00am, Mark Milburn will be your main contact and will brief everyone on site. High tide is at 8.55am.

There will be just the one dive.

General info if you haven’t been to one of our diving events before!

  • Divers need to be suitably qualified individuals, deemed to be adequately experienced or appropriately supervised
  • Bring your own full dive kit (if you do need any additional kit, please contact us, we maybe able to put you in touch with someone who can help) ie Air fill or Cylinder Hire etc
  • Bring your own divers net bag/knife/scissors/smb/gloves/qualification cert cards
  • Enough air for one dive (will only be doing one dive due to tides)

Details

Date:
April 1
Time:
10:00 - 16:00
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/240201616434764/

Organiser

Mark Milburn
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/240201616434764/

Venue

Gyllyngvase Beach
Cliff Road
Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4PA United Kingdom
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/240201616434764/