Langness is the latest venue

BEACH Buddies visits Langness this weekend for the first time in many months with a volunteer group session on Sunday morning. Everyone welcome. If you are bringing your dog please also bring a lead as there are livestock in parts of this area – and lots of seabirds. Date: Sunday, September 25th Time: 10.30am. Finish…

Going Manx !!

BEACH Buddies is “Going Manx” this weekend and will be joined by children from the Bunscoill for their volunteer session on Sunday, September 18th from 10.30am. It’s a chance for volunteers to learn little bits of the Manx language and we’ll be joined by Ruth and Aalin from Culture Vannin who will give some friendly…

Queen Elizabeth

The Beach Buddies charity and our thousands of volunteers across the Isle of Man and our colleagues around the world are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. We are extremely fortunate in recent years to have received letters from Queen Elizabeth, showing her support for our achievements and sharing her concerns…

Brand new event this weekend

A BRAND new initiative happens this weekend when Beach Buddies teams up with the local residents in Laxey & Garff for a community clean-up event. The meeting point for the volunteer session this Sunday (September 11th at 10.30am) is not actually on a beach at all, but at the Washing Floors in Laxey where we…

Another postponement

    Apologies for the late notice, as we were hoping for a better weather forecast; but we will have heavy rain on Sunday, Sept 5th, so we have reluctantly called off our session. • Beach Buddies is sponsored by FIM Capital and has annual funding from DEFA.

See you next week . . .

WITH a fair amount of uncertainty over MGP racing this weekend, due to delays caused by the weather, we have decided to call off Sunday’s volunteer beach cleaning. We will definitely be back in action next weekend! (we hope!). •  Beach Buddies is sponsored by FIM Capital and receives annual funding from DEFA.

New project for Beach Buddies

BEACH Buddies is getting involved in a new community campaign designed to tackle the problem of rubbish in the glens, plantations, footpaths, walkways parks and streets of the Isle of Man. We are teaming up firstly with Laxey & Garff Commissioners in a new venture they are supporting which starts in September where organised clean-up…

Short break for Beach Buddies

BEACH Buddies is taking a short break from volunteer sessions as the Manx Grand Prix gets underway on Sunday August 21st, so we’re trying to avoid our team travelling on busy roads and potentially having a long journey home when roads are closed. We intend to be back in action next weekend. •  Beach Buddies…

Beach Buddies at the Royal Show

BEACH Buddies is cleaning up at Knockaloe after the Royal Agricultural Show with a volunteer session from 10.30am on Sunday, August 14th. Our big red BB truck will be there, somewhere in the middle of the show ground. •  Beach Buddies is sponsored by FIM Capital and receives annual funding from DEFA.

Blue Point is the venue

NOW that the critical part of the bird nesting season is over, Beach Buddies will hold its first event for several months on the north west coastline this weekend with a beach cleaning event at Blue Point at 10.30am on Sunday August 7th. Judging by reports, we can expect a pretty busy morning as the…