For our Instow Village People Monthly Beach Clean
Tides – will have been checked but keep an eye on the water level anyway. You can check out tide times yourself at
Equipment – Bags, *Gloves, *Pick up tools, and *Bag Rings will be provided and available. *Limited numbers.
Pick up tool – Always use them to pick up litter.
Gloves – Always wear them to pick up litter.
Glasses – Were sunglasses or glasses.
Watch your step – on slippery rocks and mud flats.
Containers and drums – Don’t touch them. Alert your organiser, they’ll know what to do.
Liquids – Pour liquids at ground level to avoid splashing.
Dead Birds and Sea life – Don’t touch them. Alert your organiser, they’ll now what to do.
Heavy items – Get help if you need to lift something.
Warning! Syringes, needles and glass – Call your event organiser over to safely remove any glass, syringes or needles and put in a ‘sharps’ box or rigid container.
First aid kit – Your organiser may well have one but to be on the safe side pop some plasters and painkillers in your beach cleaning bag.
Under 18’s – To comply with insurance young volunteers must be accompanied by an adult.
Coastguard – Can be contacted by calling 999.