Borth & Ynyslas Beach Clean

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Beach Clean of 2nd June 2013

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Thursday, June 6, 2013, In : Beach Clean Report 
Thanks to those that came to the beach clean.
We managed to collect 13 bags of rubbish, which we left on the Borth & Ynyslas Golf Course. The Golf Course kindly remove the bags for us.
We stopped at the new cafe on the Ynsylas turn car park and had some lovely cake and coffee. It was really good :D

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Beach Clean 16 May 2013

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, In : Beach Clean Report 
Thanks to those of you who came along to the clean on Thursday.

In the morning the group worked by the RNLI station but after lunch we moved down to Ynyslas as there was deemed to be more rubbish there.  Lots of people turned up - (I didn't count them as it wasn't my clean) - and lots of rubbish was removed from both areas.

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Last Beach Clean of 2011

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Sunday, December 11, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 
The last beach clean of 2011 was on Sunday 11 December. The rain had passed and the day was quite warm. Six of us turned up to clean the beach and we were going along fine. The rain came, a persistent drizzle, which made things more difficult, but not too bad.

Near the end we spotted that the sky was getting darker, and that there was rain on the horizon. We kept going, just to do 5 minutes more and ended up in heavy rain. Nevermind, we managed to collect 15 bags full of rubbish from the beach...
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Beach Clean Sunday 27th November 2011

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Monday, November 28, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 
We had a good beach clean. The weather was sunny and dry, although it was very windy.

Nineteen people, and a couple of dogs, turned up to help and we worked both directions from the youth hostel.

Everyone put in about one and a half hours and we managed to remove 21 bags full of rubbish from the beach. Well done everyone.

Some of us went to the Community Hall afterwards to have puddings which were being sold to raise money for Ysgol Craig Yr Wylfa Borth Primary School. The puddings were great :D

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Beach Clean 2 October 2011

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Thursday, October 20, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 
On Sunday October 2nd at 2pm we met at the Ynyslas Turn car park. There was plenty of rubbish there needing to be picked up so we went over the wall and worked North and South. The weather was glorious and the 14 people that turned up to help had a fine day to enjoy.

We left 15 bags at the entrance to the car park, from where the council picked them up.

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Trail from Beach Clean 30th July 2011

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Sunday, July 31, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 

12 people turned up to clean the beach alongside the golf course. Together we removed 24 bags full of rubbish.

The following links to a trail showing where we cleaned.

Borth Ynylas Beach Clean


EveryTrail - Find trail maps for California and beyond
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Beach Clean 9th July 2011

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Thursday, July 21, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 
On Sunday 9th July seven people turned up to clean the beach opposite the Youth Hostel and cleaned along towards the Railway station. We collected 13 bags of rubbish.

We cleaned the Beach at Borth starting at the Youth Hostel. We worked our way along Southwards and gave the beach a good clean. We found the usual mix of cig butts, beer cans, chip paper, sweet wrappers, fishing nets and other fishing related debris. There also seems to be an issue with people taking their dog poo home with...
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CCW Beach Clean - 19 June 2011

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 

On Sunday 19th June CCW http://www.ccw.gov.uk/ organised a beach clean from the CCW Centre ay Ynyslas along with Aber Adventures http://www.aberadventures.com/.

The volunteers cleaned along the beach starting at the entry to the Boardwalk and going all the way to the first groyne at the car park by Ynyslas Turn.

We spoke to one of the CCW guys as they were just about to finish. They had collected a large number of bags and were going to ship the back using the CCW LandRover.
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Beach Clean 21 May 2011

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 
It was a windy and showery day and quite chilly for the time of year, We arrived for the beach clean at 3pm, just as a heavey shower started, so we waited in the car until 3:15 when the rain passed.

We had some interesting things to collect
  • the remains of someone's party that they had left on the beach
  • a number of fish and chip cartons that had been buried under stones, (it was clear that about 4 people had had a chip supper on the beach)
  • we also found three used nappies (what are people doing...

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Beach Clean 23 April 2011

Posted by Sandi Baker on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 
A big thankyou to those of you who managed to escape various Easter chores  or visitors and come along to the beach on Saturday.

There wasnt a lot of rubbish up near the YMCA so we spread out  towards town.   Despite removing eight or nine bags and assorted carbumper and metal, frames there is still quite a lot left still between some of the sea defences on the way into town before you hit the new boulder heaps.  Most of the stuff we collected seemed quite small so it took a long time ...

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Beach Clean 20 March 2011

Posted by Sandi Baker on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 
Thank you so much those of you that turned out on Sunday for the Ynyslas Beach clean.

Unlike the day before when Borth was apparently crawling with people, the cooler weather kept folk away, only a sand yacht and some horses on the very low tide. Oh and the peat beds were widely exposed.

9 people collected eleven bags of junk, mainly plastic bottle tops and assorted lengths of fishing line. There was one shoe and a BIG nest of frayed fishing rope that was quite spectacular! Like a mermaids...
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Beach Clean Report - 26 February 2011

Posted by Sandi Baker on Sunday, February 27, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 

Thank you to all the folk who collected rubbish on the beach at Borth this saturday afternoon just gone.

It was a beautiful afternoon, despite the brisk northerly wind, with amazing sunshine and blue sky along the coastal strip.

We collected betwen us 16 black sacks of junk, a long length of guttering and a hefty chequered road sign (well washed) There hadnt seemed to be that much rubbish on the beach after the recent high tides (perhaps its all in Tywyn by now!) but we soon found the usu...

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Beach Clean 23 January 2011

Posted by Sarah Reynolds on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : Beach Clean Report 
Thanks to the 15 people who came along on Sunday 23rd January and picked up 21 bags of rubbish alongside the golf course. For once it was a lovely day - no rain - and there was plenty of rubbish to find.
 
It was a really sociable event and it was great to see so many people there.
 
If you weren't able to come but you would like to help clean the beach, then why not take a bag over the next time you go for a walk and fill it. You can leave it next to any of the public waste bins. If...
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Ynslas Beach Cleans for 2010

Posted by Vivienne Vick on Tuesday, December 21, 2010, In : Beach Clean Report 
My friend Tom and I go to Ynyslas most Mondays.  We usually collect 2 bags, 2/3 full, as you know they get heavy and can tear. I figure we have missed out on about 8 Mondays this year, maybe 10. 

Tom is disabled, but loves to walk and carry, so he carries the bags, and I do the picking. 

We have our own little spot, and once that is done we move off to other parts of Ynyslas.

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Beach Clean 4th and 5th December

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Monday, December 6, 2010, In : Beach Clean Report 
The weather was a bit showery on Saturday, but was glorius on Sunday.
We continued to collect rubbish from the area alongside the Borth & Ynyslas Golf Club, and the Club agreed to take the bags away for us, which was a great help.
We managed to collect 22 bags in total. Another great effort from everyone who came to help.
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Beach Clean 26 October 2010

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, In : Beach Clean Report 
Despite the pouring rain we went ahead, although we only had three people.
We still collected 9 bags, and there is still plenty more to be collected.

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Beach Clean 23 October 2010

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Saturday, October 23, 2010, In : Beach Clean Report 
Thanks to all who helped today - We collected 22 bags and have only just started on the worst part of the beach..

We had some special help from a young lady from Canberra, who was just passing through :D plus some of the usual suspects.
Thanks all - hope to see you next time.
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Beach Clean on 10 October at Ynyslas

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Sunday, October 10, 2010, In : Beach Clean Report 
The beach clean at Ynyslas cleaned an area of the beach in front of the car park near the Ynyslas turn.
It was a lovely sunny day and we had a good clean, collecting 17 bags of rubbish.

Thanks to all those who made it, and to those who couldn't today, but sent their best wishes.
Hope to see you all again soon at the next beach clean.

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Beach Clean at RNLI on 25th September

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Friday, October 1, 2010, In : Beach Clean Report 
Last Saturday Mary Scott organised a beach clean-up in response to an email from the Keep Wales Tidy man, Richard Thomas, regarding the Keep Wales Tidy Week.
 
The response to the posters put around the village was very positive and about 15 volunteers, including staff from the Bardsey, collected 16 bags of rubbish from the area in front of the Borth RNLI lifeboat station.

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Beach Clean - Saturday 4th September

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Sunday, September 5, 2010, In : Beach Clean Report 
We had a good turn out for this beach clean, with approx 14 volunteers turning up. The weather was good and we worked from 10:30 through to midday. We managed to collect 22 bags of rubbish, lots of sweet paper, drink tops, cigaret butts, and old rope.

Thanks to everyone who turned up to help, it was a great effort.
The bags will be collected by Ceredigion council workers either today or tomorrow.

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26th July 2010 - Impromptu Beach Clean

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, In : Beach Clean Report 
Jamie, Devan and Macaulie came to visit Ynyslas today, and decided that they would like to help with our Beach cleans. They took some bags over to the beach and managed to collect 6 bags full in less than two hours. Well done boys.


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27th June 2010 - CCW Beach Clean

Posted by Dave Reynolds on Monday, June 28, 2010, In : Beach Clean Report 
The usual suspects turned out for the Beach Clean organised by CCW at Ynyslas.

We split into separate groups and worked our way along the beach front, as the Wardens had cleaned the estuary car park in the morning.

The weather was great and Martyn and I even managed to get a helping hand from a young lad in the dunes who ran around spotting rubbish for us :D.

Thanks to all that came and hope to see you at the next one.

I ran home early to watch the football - but should have stayed to clean the ...
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