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Beach huts closed due to cliff collapse risk

03/06/2024

Dozens of seafront beach huts in Bournemouth have been closed due to fear of an imminent cliff collapse.

Dorset beachgoers have ‘lucky escape’

14/08/2023

Dorset Council has warned visitors to be careful when visiting West Bay after rocks and mud fell from the cliff narrowly missing beachgoers.

Council removes 30-tonne whale from beach

09/05/2023

The carcass of a 30-tonne whale has been removed from a beach in East Yorkshire, the local authority has confirmed.

Council's beach check app goes nationwide

05/07/2021

An app to check if beaches are too crowded has been launched across the UK following a successful development by BCP Council.

Lifeguards return to beaches in preparation for summer

17/06/2020

The UK’s beaches will see an increase in the number of lifeguards this summer as people visit the coast despite the risk of Covid-19.

Government urged to fast-track beach safety funding

15/06/2020

Council leaders have called on the Government to fast-track funding to improve beach safety as people head to the coast during the good weather.

Best beaches of 2017 announced

23/05/2017

Cornwall Council has won multiple awards for its well-kept beaches, it is revealed as an environmental charity announces the best beaches of 2017.

Council deploys lifeguards at Camber Sands

26/08/2016

Rother council suggests the deaths of five young men at Camber Sands could have been the result of their ‘unfamiliarity’ with the sea and deploys lifeguards for the weekend.

Blackpool secures its first Blue Flag

19/05/2016

A beach in Blackpool has been ranked among some of the best in the world after being awarded its first Blue Flag.

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