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What needs to be done to get a Blue Flag award for Sidmouth’s beaches

  • by JW

Last month, the Herald reported on awards given to East Devon’s beaches:

Swimming spots in Devon and Cornwall to undergo water testing to ensure high standard is met

Sidmouth handed prestigious award celebrating cleanliness of its beach


And the VGS duly reported that Sidmouth did not actually get the most ‘prestigious award’:

Sidmouth misses out on Blue Flag


Apply for a Blue Flag or Seaside Award


The District Council’s Beach Safety Officer Peter Blythe, got in touch with the Vision Group – and spoke at its AGM last month.

Here’s his talk in full:

Report on a talk by Peter Blyth given to the VGS on June 6th 2019