Environmental campaigners Keep Wales Tidy are calling on volunteers to help out with a cleanup of Llansteffan beach in a bid to restore it to its former glory.
The date of the event is on Friday 24th of February at 10.00am, and volunteers are asked to gather next to the recycling bins in the beach car park where they will receive a short informal briefing. All tools and equipment (excluding clothing) will be provided.
The event, in partnership with Carmarthenshire County Council will be co-ordinated under the banner of the Tidy Towns project; a Welsh Government funded initiative aimed at restoring pride in the aesthetic appearance of villages, towns and the countryside of Wales.
Keep Wales Tidy’s Project Officer for Carmarthenshire; Daniel Snaith said, “Unfortunately the beach does suffer from littering, some of which is brought in with the tide, hence the appeal to people living in the surrounding communities to spare a few hours to give the areas a good tidy up.”
He added “Taking part in this type of initiative could have health benefits for the participants and will create better living conditions for the local wildlife. We have undertaken similar events on the beach in previous years, and although the turnout of volunteers was good, we could do so much more with a few more pairs of hands.”
Keep Wales Tidy project officers are based in communities across Wales and provide expert advice and support. They encourage communities to adopt their local area and assist volunteers to undertake a range of environmental improvement projects, including; litter picks, path maintenance, improving disabled access, developing community gardens and habitat management.