Seaside Awards for Fleetwood Beaches

Seaside Awards for Fleetwood Beaches

Seaside Awards for Fleetwood Beaches have been received once again, which means that four beaches in Wyre will be flying flags this summer to distinguish them as among the best in the country.

Ferry Beach and Marine Beach (below) in Fleetwood, along with Rossall Beach and Jubilee Beach against the new promenade in Cleveleys, have all secured Seaside Awards for another year.

Marine Beach at Fleetwood

Keep Britain Tidy’s Seaside Awards are the nationwide standard for the best beaches across the UK. The flag is a symbol of quality which ensures visitors are guaranteed to find a clean, safe, attractive and well-managed coastal stretch.

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Fleetwood Ferry Beach against the Esplanade, Seaside Awards for Fleetwood Beaches
Fleetwood Ferry Beach against The Esplanade

Councillor Roger Berry, with responsibility for the beaches in Wyre, commented: “I’m absolutely delighted with this year’s awards that recognise how well-managed and maintained Wyre’s beaches are.

Seaside Awards for Fleetwood Beaches

Councillor Berry added: “They have been achieved with support from many residents who take part in community beach cleans along the coastline on a regular basis. Thank you to all those who continue to help look after our beaches.”

“This really shows that we have both quality beaches and clean water, making Wyre’s coast an attractive and enjoyable place to live and visit.

“Members of the public can play a big part in improving beaches and bathing waters by thinking about what they flush, not dropping litter, joining in beach cleans and always picking up after their dogs.”

The council works closely with other organisations across the North West on a variety of initiatives to improve the quality of beaches and bathing waters, from building new flood defences and sustainable drainage to reducing pollution from sewage systems, agricultural land and surface water outfalls.

Flotsam and Jetsam

When you see the flotsam and jetsam that is washed up onto the beaches at Fleetwood, particularly after storms and bad weather, you can see why keeping our shores clean is an ongoing battle. The majority of rubbish found on beaches in Wyre comes from the sea.

Find out More

Have a look at the Visit Fleetwood website homepage for more of the latest updates.

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