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Porthtowan Blue Flag Day 2017

From an inspired idea by Chris Hines and expanded by the PBA, the day began with a community beach clean with Nikki Willows(SAS rep), locals and members of the Porthtowan Surf Life Saving Club(PSLSC). Click on images to enlarge.                 Then from out of the blue the RNLI […]

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Cornwall Beach & Dune Management Plans-Porthtowan

FINAL BDMP_Porthtowan_07-10-2016 In the link above is the final Beach and Dune Management Plan for Porthtowan. This report was done for Cornwall Council by Consultancy CH2M. It cost thousands and was done for several beach areas throughout Cornwall that were deemed to be at risk. This is an important, professional, document and will form the […]

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Porthtowan Village Centre Audit Report Dec 2016

Porthtowan Village Centre Audit Report – DEC 2016 FINAL Introduction by Guy Thomas-Cornwall Council “As part of the ongoing work of the Porthtowan Beach Management Group (PBMG), it was requested that I undertake a town-centre management audit of Porthtowan. The aim was to identify issues of concern and focus future PBMG work. This style of […]

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Temporary Windbreak Fencing

Hi Everyone This email is going out to everyone on the mailing list of the Porthtowan Beach Association. Hope all’s well. Just to keep you posted, it is proposed that there will be temporary windbreak fencing erected down at the dunes in order to try and collect/prevent windblown sand coming onto the roads in the […]

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Melissa Reid-Porthtowan-ParalympicsGB

Porthtowan’s own Melissa Reid competing in the Triathlon, Sunday from 3.30pm. All at Porthtowan wish Melissa and her family the best of luck. https://www.facebook.com/melissareidGB/?pnref=story https://www.facebook.com/ParalympicsGB/?pnref=story                    

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Porthtowan Blue Flag Award Presentation 2016

Fantastic Achievement Day for the Community of Porthtowan by the Community of Porthtowan Members of the Porthtowan Beach Association(PBA) along with local business sponsors, Cornwall Council Officers, Parish Councillors and special guest Peter Norfolk(Paralympian Tennis Gold Medal Winner) gathered together at the Blue Bar to hoist the Blue Flag and Seaside Award Flags for 2016. […]

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Newsletter October 2015

Porthtowan Beach Association (PBA) Newsletter October 2015 Topics: Beach Groups – who’s doing what Blue Flag Award. Blue Flag sign Audio Local environmental projects for the awards. Dune restoration. Access for All Beach appearance Membership Beach Groups – who’s doing what! Several people have requested that I explain who’s doing what with regard beach issues. […]

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