News

SeaQuest presents cheque to Mayor’s Community Fund

We were pleased today to be able to present a cheque to the Mayor of Porthcawl, Cllr Graham Walter, for the Mayor’s Community Fund. The money was raised in this summer’s Tide Race, and will help support Porthcawl Museum, Porthcawl Veteran’s Club and Prostrate Cymru. All fantastic causes! Thanks to all who came to the…

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An Exciting Term Awaits at Ysgol Cwm Brombil

We’re excited to meet the new Year 7 intake at Ysgol Cwm Brombil next Tuesday 3rd September, as we launch our new term-long project with them! We’ve planned a raft of exciting activities, with hands-on classroom sessions from our colleagues at the Ocean Conservation Trust alongside plenty of fresh air with our planned outdoor learning…

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Membership of the Institute for Outdoor Learning

We are delighted to announce that we are now members of the Institute for Outdoor Learning and are pleased to display the IOL logo with pride. The Institute of Outdoor Learning is the professional body for organisations and individuals who use the outdoors to make a difference for others. Membership of the IOL recognises our…

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Porthcawl Maritime Centre – Planning Approved!

We are delighted to confirm that the plans for Porthcawl Maritime Centre have been given approval by Bridgend councillors. The revised plans for the complex which is to be built on the Cosy Corner site will include a coastal science and discovery centre, cafe, wine bar, roof terrace and microbrewery. The main building will also…

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Credu Charity Wins An Award

Credu Charity is delighted to have received an award in the 2018 Welsh Enterprise Awards for the Best Regional Economic Regeneration Project South Wales. The Award is in recognition of The Maritime Centre Project, SeaQuest Coastal Science and Education Programme and Porthcawl Harbour Marine Services Project. Credu Chief Executive Mark Bryant said, ‚ÄúThis is a…

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TS Dragon Now Open!

We are delighted to announce that TS Dragon, our promotional and events hub, has been completed and is now open. The new facility, located on Cosy Corner on the site of the Porthcawl Maritime Centre, will be the focal point for information about the project, marketing and events. Commenting on the new facility, Mark Bryant,…

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Aquathlon First for Porthcawl

On Sunday 3rd June, Porthcawl became a British Triathlon venue by hosting the first Aquathlon to be held in the town. Organised by SeaQuest and recognised by the British Triathlon Federation, the event was a free GO TRI novice event consisting of a 400m sea swim followed by a 3K run along the promenade. In…

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SeaQuest celebrates World Ocean Day

SeaQuest joined hundreds of organisations around the world to celebrate World Oceans Day with a series of events focused on bringing the community together to enjoy and help protect the sea around our coast. The first event was the SeaQuest Celebration Bay Swim from the Pier slipway to Coney Beach. 65 swimmers of all ages…

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Harbour Quarter Porthcawl News: April 2018.

Our SeaQuest team are busy delivering a range of beach and indoor Coastal Science and Discovery sessions, including Coastal Crusader and Beach Discovery workshops, together with sessions on the beach for schools. During April, we have some fantastic events lined up including our Family Fun beach event on Tuesday 3rd April, from 11.00am to 1.00pm,…

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