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Using our coast to improve your health and wellbeing in 2023

As the new year arrives, it’s common for people to resolve to make positive changes to their lives. These new year resolutions often involve commitments to improving individual health and wellbeing and living next to the sea gives us a unique opportunity to do this. Studies have shown that simply spending time outside in nature […]

Tender Opportunity: Digital Design and Interpretation

SeaScapes is looking for a provider to review and identify walking routes, design and produce associated walking route leaflets (digital format) and maps for the Connecting the Coast project (this also includes identification of a new safe walking route linking local communities with the England Coast Path), and to review and redesign existing walking route […]

Tender Opportunity for Digital Interpretation

SeaScapes is looking for a digital interpretation provider to deliver 3 x 3D Virtual Interactive Field Trips as part of our Reading the Rocks project in collaboration with the University of Durham. For full information about the opportunity and for all enquiries and queries, please visit: SeaScapes Partnership – Reading the Rocks Virtual Field Trips […]

SeaScapes Vacancy – Access and Volunteer Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the SeaScapes team as the SeaScapes Access and Volunteer Officer. If you are passionate about our coasts and seas, our heritage and people, and have experience in community engagement, working with volunteers and volunteer management, and grant funding, this could be for you. This is a fixed-term position […]

What’s in a name?

The ‘Field Names Survey’ project aims to survey all 16 townships along the Tyne to Tees coastline in order to identify potential new archaeological or historical sites or activities of interest to archaeologists and historians. Using a range of heritage investigation and recording activities that complement documentary and map information, local volunteers have been exploring the […]

SeaScapes Vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the SeaScapes team as the SeaScapes Delivery Manager. If you are passionate about our coasts and seas, our heritage and people, and have proven project management delivery experience, this could be the opportunity for you. This is a fixed-term position until end of September 2024 – please see […]

Winter birdwatching: it’s a shore thing

The Tyne to Tees coastline is internationally important for shorebirds, such as purple sandpiper and turnstone. Thousands of birds call our coast home, with many travelling thousands of miles in spring to their breeding grounds on tundra and moor of the high arctic, then returning back to us at the end of summer. You may […]

What are your favourite coastal foods?

The FoodScapes team are collecting stories and recipes about our coastal food heritage.  Food is different to many other commodities in that it is a biological necessity. Yet the things that people choose to eat are not as straightforward as what is available, edible or nutritious. Historically, our coast has had a big influence on […]

Great British Beach Clean 2022 Results

The results of the Marine Conservation Society’s Great British Beach Clean 2022 have now been released and whilst there has been some improvement on the amount of litter on the UK’s beaches since 2021 there is still a staggering amount of litter on our shores. Back in September 5,261 dedicated volunteers across the UK took part […]

Welcoming winter’s migratory birds.

Seasonal change is always an exciting time on the coast and autumn is no exception. With the cooler weather comes spectacular aerial displays of starling murmurations, thousands of birds creating incredible shapes in the sky. They have arrived from the continent, seeking the warmer winter weather that our islands climate provides. The Tyne to Tees […]

SeaScapes Community Grants Scheme launches today.

It’s been a while in the making but we’re really excited to announce the launch of the SeaScapes Community Grants Scheme. The scheme is to enable communities, groups and organisations along the Tyne to Tees coast to deliver projects that celebrate, protect and cultivate stewardship of our coastal and marine wildlife, and marine heritage – […]

SeaScapes marks its second year

It’s hard to believe but SeaScapes has been around for a couple of years, even if COVID did get in the way in the early days. We want to share with you all what we have been up to over this last summer, so made this SeaScapes Year 2 film – YouTube short film of […]