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Friends Of Redcar: Did you know Mo?

Friends Of Redcar: Did you know Mo? | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
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"I didn't know who Mo Mowlam was but she wrote back to us AND to the mortgage company we were dealing with." 

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Friends Of Redcar: Dereliction in Redcar and other issues

Friends Of Redcar: Dereliction in Redcar and other issues | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
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Dereliction in Redcar and other issues

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Redcar parkrun | Redcar parkrun

Redcar parkrun | Redcar parkrun | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
RT @Redcarracing: Have you taken part in the Redcar park run? It takes place every Saturday! http://t.co/yIc7PIp9vr http://t.co/cIyEMRFunx
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One of these days I might get down there.

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FRIENDS OF REDCAR - FRED NEEDS YOU

FRIENDS OF REDCAR - FRED NEEDS YOU | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Friends of Redcar - FRED NEEDS YOU
Friends of Redcar's insight:

Are you young, old or fair to middling? Are you a male or female or thinking about it? Do you live and love in or around Redcar?

 

If so - This is about you :)

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The 1975 Settle Down video Redcar landmarks

The 1975 Settle Down video Redcar landmarks | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Indie rock band's new single was shot in the town and features a number of familiar buildings
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Ladies wanted to join pirate-themed Starlight Stroll for Teesside Hospice

Ladies wanted to join pirate-themed Starlight Stroll for Teesside Hospice | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Event in aid of Teesside Hospice has raised more than £450k over the years - and gathered £60k last time around
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WIN tickets to Redcar's new comedy club

WIN tickets to Redcar's new comedy club | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Shows will now also take place in Guisborough and Redcar :: Win tickets to Redcar's new comedy club
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Redcar Leisure and Community Heart beating spending target and set for spring opening

Redcar Leisure and Community Heart beating spending target and set for spring opening | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Scores of workers and millions of pounds in materials for £31m Redcar and Cleveland Council project already sourced within the region
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Friends of Redcar’s fight against rubble continues

Friends of Redcar’s fight against rubble continues | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
The Eye Magazine | Local News
Friends of Redcar's insight:

Our coastline is our greatest asset and what’s happened with the beach is inherently bad for the town, tourism and residents.

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Extreme beach clean brightens Torquay bay

Extreme beach clean brightens Torquay bay | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
THE Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust held an Extreme Beach Clean at Anstey's Cove on the 26 October. This beach clean was held in conjunction with Adelong Adventures and Reach Outdoors, in order...
Friends of Redcar's insight:

We love that people care about their home right across the country.

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Ban plastic bags to cut down in litter - Speak Up - MiamiHerald.com

Ban plastic bags to cut down in litter - Speak Up - MiamiHerald.com | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
If I were mayor of Miami Beach, I would impose “no plastic straws” and “no plastic bags” policies in shops, restaurants and bars.
Friends of Redcar's insight:

"The amount of plastic bags and straws that litters our streets, parks and beaches is unacceptable and sad."


Unless real action is taken this problem is only going to get worse.



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Rio de Janeiro tells tourists: no more butts on the beach

Rio de Janeiro tells tourists: no more butts on the beach | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Rio now imposes tough penalties on littering by locals and visitors alike, with discarded cigarette butts incurring a $65 fine. Can it put a dent in deeper problems of trash collection and landfills?
Friends of Redcar's insight:

Rio are going to begin monitoring their beach and fining those who create a litter problem for others.

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Call for traditional pier for Redcar to feature in Local Plan

Call for traditional pier for Redcar to feature in Local Plan | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
A call for a new Redcar pier to be included in formal plans for the borough’s future has been backed by campaigners
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Local news from this week regarding Redcar beach

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Friends Of Redcar: The Job Centre - Where is the sense of morals over the community you live in?

Friends Of Redcar: The Job Centre - Where is the sense of morals over the community you live in? | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Friends of Redcar's insight:

Last week I popped to the Job Centre with my brother-in-law to check out what he goes through there. I've tasted this place a few times over the years so I wasn't expecting much difference.

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Students rally round to stock up Redcar foodbank

Students rally round to stock up Redcar foodbank | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
STUDENTS from across the Redcar and Cleveland area dug deep to donate hundreds of food items and almost £3,000 for their area’s much-needed food bank.
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Ruth Fox, manager of Redcar Area Food Bank, said she had been overwhelmed by the support.

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Jobs drive at expanding Redcar manufacturer ElringKlinger (GB)

Jobs drive at expanding Redcar manufacturer ElringKlinger (GB) | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Automotive parts manufacturer ElringKlinger (GB) is on track to double its turnover to £26m and swell headcount by more than 50% by 2016
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Second Sculpture takes its place on Redcar Beach

Second Sculpture takes its place on Redcar Beach | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
The Eye Magazine | Local News
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Big Mouth Comedy Club promising new knockout nights in Redcar and Guisborough

Big Mouth Comedy Club promising new knockout nights in Redcar and Guisborough | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Redcar’s Coatham Memorial Hall and Guisborough Quoit Club will both play host to mix of familiar TV faces and some of the freshest comics in the UK
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Horrible Histories cast film William Shakespeare comedy BILL on Marske beach

Horrible Histories cast film William Shakespeare comedy BILL on Marske beach | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Pictures: Marske beach will play a starring role in BILL - a new Horrible Histories film based on the life of William Shakespeare
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Redcar Leisure and Community Heart beating spending target and set for spring opening

Redcar Leisure and Community Heart beating spending target and set for spring opening | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Scores of workers and millions of pounds in materials for £31m Redcar and Cleveland Council project already sourced within the region
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Friends Of Redcar: FRED November Open Monthly Meeting

Friends Of Redcar: FRED November Open Monthly Meeting | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
FRED November Open Monthly Meeting St.Peter's Redcar
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Last meeting this year. Come and join us :)

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Friends Of Redcar: Friends of Redcar Beach Action Group November 2013 at Zetland The Stray

Friends Of Redcar: Friends of Redcar Beach Action Group November 2013 at Zetland The Stray | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Friends of Redcar Beach Action Group November 2013 at Zetland The Stray
Friends of Redcar's insight:

What initially looked to be very blustery turned out to be a beautifully mild and clear morning and another very productive litter pick was carried out by Friends of Redcar (FRED) on The Stray on Redcar Beach. - See more at: http://friendsofredcar.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/friends-of-redcar-beach-action-group_9.html#sthash.iWQCND7Q.dpuf

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Beach bollards to help stop dumping scourge

Beach bollards to help stop dumping scourge | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
THE number of access points to the southern end of Midway Beach will be reduced from more than 100 to about 10 as part of a council and iwi clampdown
Friends of Redcar's insight:

Proactive way to keep rubbish being dumped.

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Drowning the oceans in plastic

Drowning the oceans in plastic | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
You've probably seen the images of dolphins caught in abandoned monofilament fishing nets, or of vast areas of plastic trash floating in remote waters of the Pacific, or of sea turtles consuming plastic bags that look remarkably like one of their...
Friends of Redcar's insight:

Plastic is a problem for our coastlines

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A great turnout for the Bexhill beach clearance

A great turnout for the Bexhill beach clearance | Redcar Matters | Scoop.it
Community-conscious residents braved blustery conditions to collect 20 bags of rubbish from Bexhill Beach.
Friends of Redcar's insight:

We are not alone.


The Bexhill Environmental Group (BEG) organised a community litter pick for Saturday morning just gone and were delighted when around 50 people turned up to take part – including a host of families.

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