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Blue Flag Award 2023

PORTHTOWAN BEACH ASSOCIATION COMMUNITY CELEBRATIONS AS PORTHTOWAN WINS BLUE FLAG AWARD Thanks to the hard work of multiple community groups and organisations, Porthtowan is once again celebrating a Blue Flag Award and also Seaside Award. We will be celebrating on Saturday 27 th May 2023 with a beach clean and flag raising between 11am and […]

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Dunes Community Planting – June 2022

We were absolutely delighted with the turn out for the recent dunes planting. This was a joint venture with Porthtowan Beach Association,  our local Dunes Group and Cornwall Council. Earlier in the year myself & Abby met up with Gavin from Cormac to assess the situation with fencing, planting and growth of the dune system. […]

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Porthtowan beach association logo and blue flag award winners


PORTHTOWAN BEACH ASSOCIATION Thanks to the hard work of multiple community groups and associated organisations, Porthtowan is celebrating its 2022 Blue Flag Award and the Seaside Award and is inviting the community to join them on Saturday 14th May 2022 for a celebration between 11am and 1pm. The prestigious Blue Flag Award acts as a guarantee that a […]

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Porthtowan Dunes Update Spring 2022

On Wednesday 30th March, the Porthtowan Beach Association (PBA) and St Agnes Marine Conservation Group met with Cornwall Council environment team to assess Porthtowan dunes and what can be done to tidy up the area and continue to help growth and development of the dune systems prior to the summer season.   It was wonderful […]

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Porthtowan Defibrillators

Porthtowan residents and the wider village community have raised funds to have two defibrillators installed in the village. One on the Village Hall, opposite the phone box as we have very little phone signal. The other on Porthtowan SLSC building on the beach. Over time the cabinets that house the defibrillators have become rusty due […]

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Pluss Coast to Craft Beach Clean

We will be taking part in the SAS million mile clean. The plan is to tackle the micro plastic problem and show people that these can then be used to make beautiful crafts 😊. We have been kindly kitted up by SAS. But if anyone has their own gloves and grabbers, they can bring them along. […]

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A Trip to the Sewage Works!

We have a new committee for Porthtowan Beach Association (PBA) so decided we ought to know a bit more about our water quality and how our local works, quite literally, works. One sunny Friday morning Chris Hines and Geoff Ward, Niki Willows and Abby Crosby met a knowledgeable chap from South West Water at our […]

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Blue Flag 2021

Porthtowan Beach Association (PBA) are delighted to announce that our beach has yet again been awarded the Blue Flag for 2021. Sharp’s sponsorship provides the funding for Cornwall Council to make the applications to Keep Britain Tidy who are responsible for the award in the UK. Thanks to the PBA Team and the groups listed […]

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