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  • We’ve awarded another £55k to Devon community groups

    We are delighted to have recently awarded seven community grants, totalling £55,650, to organisations across Devon who aim to enhance community spaces, improve biodiversity, cultural facilities and places for outdoor recreation. Grants are being made to the following organisations: The Parochial Church Council of St James Ashreigney: replacing their cracked treble bell The Friends of […]

  • Proud sponsors of the Pride of Devon Environmental Award

    Devon heroes from all walks of life have been acknowledged at the Exeter City Futures Pride of Devon Awards, organised by Radio Exe. At the prestigious event at the Devon County Shows Vice Presidents Pavilion, the 15 winners and their guests enjoyed a glamorous ceremony hosted by Radio Exes Paul Nero and Judi Spiers. Among […]

  • Yeo Valley Woodland pathway is now complete

    We were delighted to join North Devon Council and Friends of Yeo Valley Woodland in celebrating the completion of a brand new public footpath at an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. The work cost £14,000, with £11,000 from our Coastal Recycling Community Fund and North Devon Council making up the balance. The existing informal footpath has been […]

  • Judging the Wheelie Wild Trail competition

    Throughout February, over 200 pupils from across primary schools in Devon were invited to design wheelie bins that connected food and farming with the message of recycling. They were allowed to use brightly coloured paint and everyday items that we throw away to decorate the bins. The eight winners would have their designs brought to […]

  • Burrington playground gets new lease of life

    Coastal are really pleased to hear of the positive impact a £4,000 community grant has had on the village of Burrington in North Devon. Burrington Parish Council are responsible for maintaining the playground in the village which is a popular play area for the children of the the school next door. Unfortunately, time had taken […]

  • We’re finalists in the National Recycling Awards!

    We’re thrilled to announce that we are finalists for the prestigious National Recycling Awards 2016 in the Best Business Partnership category. The National Recycling Awards recognise and highlight the excellence and innovation present throughout the recycling and resource management sector today. We were shortlisted for our close work with a network of 22 farms in […]

  • Rare breed gravel goats employed to manage Devon landscape

    We are delighted to announce our new service starting from today, Friday 1 April. We have imported a rare breed of gravel eating Austrian goats in an attempt to clear land for development. This long horned, alpine breed was selected for their unusual eating habits, as they not only clear vegetation but can also digest […]

  • Coastal Community fund helps Exeter Cricket Club

    We love to get involved with community projects and the Coastal Community Fund has been created to provide key funding to local projects to help boost their impact in their local communities. In our most recent round of funding, we awarded £10,627 to Exeter Cricket Club for some much needed renovations. Over the last two […]

  • Coastal helps bring village hall back to life

    The Coastal Community Fund has helped Roborough village hall become the hub of the community once again. The Coastal Community Fund aims to help projects in the local community and we love nothing better than seeing communities thrive! Last year we awarded the village of Roborough over £15,000 in two grants to help bring their village […]

  • Asbestos awareness

    What is asbestos? Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous material that has been a popular building material since the 1950s. It is used as an insulator, has good fire protection properties and protects against corrosion. Asbestos is often mixed with other materials, so it’s difficult to know if it’s there. Most common uses for asbestos Sprayed […]