News December 2020

News

Community campaign to banish plastic wins international funding competition

Morecambe Bay has won funding in an international competition to rid plastic from its shores. A huge thank you to everyone who helped to make this happen!

The only UK-based project to be shortlisted in the “marine” category of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) annual funding awards, 'Clear the Bay by Day' secured over 8000 public votes and won the EOCA members’ vote. We will now seek to mobilise a growing army of volunteers to rid Morecambe Bay’s beaches, footpaths and cycleways of plastic waste and the pandemic of discarded masks and PPE.

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