Great British Beach Clean

We all met on Mudeford Quay at around 10.45am on 13th September. The team were: Marta from Bournemouth, Andre from Boscombe, Matt from Eastleigh, Craig from Basingstoke Market Place, Prezzy from Christchurch, Vicki from Winchester, Lauren & her son from Ower, Dylan from Basingstoke Brighton Hill, Marie from Swaythling, Dave & Jess from Basingstoke Leisure Park, Simon from Picket Post, Sarah our Trust Manager and Deborah a volunteer who contacted us through the MCS web site.
We are very grateful to Dorset Waste Partnership for providing us with litter pickers and bin bags as well as collecting our rubbish at the end.
We started our pick on the Quay and walked down towards Steamer Point. The team spread up so that we picked as much litter as we could. We went behind the beach huts, up on the hill to the road, the boardwalk as well as right across the beach in our quest for litter. We found quite a lot of bottles, cans and BBQ rubbish remnants of summer beach parties no doubt. Also we found some strange items: a large piece of rope that when we pulled it out of the sand had bait still attached to it which did NOT smell too sweet, a buried fishing rod, a car tyre, a bucket, several parts of crabs including  whole one and a dead baby shark. We ran a competition for the biggest item found, Most rubbish collected & strangest item.
At the end we had collected 15 bags of rubbish.

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Past Events

  • Wed 22 May 2019
    Minstead Q2 Litter Pick 2019
  • Tue 14 May 2019
    Salisbury "Antique Roadshow" Clean Up
  • Wed 03 Apr 2019
    Great British Spring Clean With Bournemouth BID
  • Wed 27 Feb 2019
    Eastleigh BID Joint Litter Pick
  • Wed 06 Feb 2019
    Minstead Litter Pick Q1 2019
  • Tue 16 Oct 2018
    Minstead October Litter Pick
  • Tue 09 Oct 2018
    Basingstoke Brighton Hill Litter Pick
  • Tue 14 Aug 2018
    Swaythling Neighbourhood Centre
  • Tue 17 Jul 2018
    Community Litter Initiative in Swaythling
  • Wed 27 Jun 2018
    Jersey Park Challenge
  • Fri 25 May 2018
    Minstead May Litter Pick
  • Fri 06 Apr 2018
    Joint Litter Pick with Somerford ARC
  • Sat 17 Mar 2018
    Great British Spring Clean
  • Fri 02 Feb 2018
    Minstead January/February Litter Pick
  • Tue 21 Nov 2017
  • Wed 27 Sep 2017
    Burley Village Clean-Up
  • Tue 19 Sep 2017
    Minstead Area Litter Pick
  • Wed 13 Sep 2017
    Great British Beach Clean
  • Sat 01 Jul 2017
    Anti-Litter Campaign
  • Tue 09 May 2017
    Minstead May 2017 Litter Pick
  • Wed 08 Mar 2017
    Great British Spring Clean in Southampton
  • Mon 27 Feb 2017
    Great British Spring Clean Launch
  • Tue 21 Feb 2017
    Bennett's Community Crew Do The Great British Spring Clean!
  • Wed 08 Feb 2017
    Ronald McDonald House Southampton "Spring Clean"
  • Wed 11 Jan 2017
    Minstead January Litter Pick
  • Tue 15 Nov 2016
    Swaythling Railway Station Clean Up
  • Thu 20 Oct 2016
    Minstead Autumn Litter Pick
  • Wed 07 Sep 2016
    St Peter's Church Project - REVISITED
  • Wed 27 Jul 2016
    St Peter's Church Project
  • Fri 08 Jul 2016
    Minstead July Litter Pick
  • Sat 05 Mar 2016
    Minstead Clean for the Queen
  • Fri 04 Mar 2016
    "Clean For The Queen" joint event with Bennett's Community Crew & the Dorset Devils
  • Sat 23 Jan 2016
    Lansdowne Underpass Clean up
  • Wed 13 Jan 2016
    Minstead Area Litter Pick
  • Fri 01 Jan 2016
    About Bennett's Community Crew
  • Tue 13 Oct 2015
    Bennett's Beach Blitz
  • Wed 22 Jul 2015
    Bennett Restaurants "Hits the Parks"
  • Wed 10 Jun 2015
    Love Where You Live 2015

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