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Logo Copyright (C) Sefton MBC

Improving the Quality Of Life in Sefton

Formby Point looking out at the Mersey Bay.          Photograph Copright (C) patrick Trollope 2000.

What do we do?     The Leisure Services Department's Coast and Countryside Service is responsible for coast and countryside sites and foreshore owned by Sefton Council. Sefton Coast is one of the largest and most spectacular sand dune systems in the country, supporting a huge variety of plants and animals.   like advert.

Address:- Ainsdale Discovery Center, Ainsdale-On-Sea, Southport, PR8 2QB
Phone Number:-  +44 (0) 151 934 2967

Events....

Recycle Art

2:00pm to 3:30pm Sat 18th Mar 2006 Ainsdale Discovery Centre

What can we make out of those old carton, bottles and string? bugs and beasties galore!


Puppet Fun

2:00pm to 3:30pm Wed 22nd Feb 2006 Ainsdale Discovery Centre

Join us at the Discovery Centre for an afternoon of crafty fun making you own puppets.


Bird Box Bash!

10:00am to 12noon Sat 18th Feb 2006 Crosby Library, Liverpool Road, Crosby

It's National Nest Box Week here's your chance to make a noise in the library! Make a box for your garden.


Garden Birds

7:00pm Wed 25th Jan 2006 Ainsdale Discovery Centre

Picture on this advert is of a Yellowhammer, photographed by Steve Young. Join us for a light hearted and interesting look at garden birds and some of the better ways to attract them into your garden. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS EVENT


The History of Southport's Coast

10:00am to 12.30pm Sun 15th Jan 2006 Tourist Information Centre, Southport

Join the Rangers for a historical walk through town and down to the 'Green Beach', all about the old sand dunes and beach areas Meet at the , NOTE>>> Finishing at the Weld Road beach entrance),


Winter Walk

10:00am Sat 14th Jan 2006 Information board, Lifeboat Road, Formby

Take a breath of fresh air with a walk around Lifeboat Road and Ravenmeols.


Christmas Decorations

2:00pm to 3:30pm Sat 10th Dec 2005 Ainsdale Discovery Centre

Have fun making your own decorations from both natural and recycled materials.


'The Footprints beneath our Beaches'

7:00pm Thu 8th Dec 2005 Ainsdale Discovery Centre

Join us for an illustrated talk by local expert Gordon Roberts, all about the 3000 year old footprints that are hidden, just beneath the sand on some of our beaches! BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS EVENT Photographs on this advert with thanks to Patrick Trollope.


Tree Planting

10:00am to 12noon Sun 4th Dec 2005 St Luke's Church Road, outside Shorrocks Hill, Formby

It's National Tree Week, come and join us and help plant in the woodlands at Lifeboat Road, all part of the Woodland Plan. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS EVENT


Tree Dressing

10:00am to 12noon Sat 3rd Dec 2005 Eden Drive entrance to Rimrose Valley Country Park, off Brownmoor Lane

Lets celebrate our trees by hanging a variety of decorations in them! BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS EVENT


Tree Planting

10:00 to 12:00noon Wed 30th Nov 2005 St Luke

Wednesday 30th November - horizontal rule , come and join us and help plant in the woodlands at Lifeboat Road, all part of the Woodland Plan. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS EVENT


Willow Weaving

2:00pm to 3:30pm Sat 26th Nov 2005 Ainsdale Discovery Centre

Yes join our willow weavers to create a willow masterpiece, maybe a fish, maybe a star! BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS EVENT


Bird Ringing

9:00am Sun 20th Nov 2005 Gorsey Lane entrance to Rimrose Valley Country Park, Netherton

A chance to take a close look at the birds and record some of their vital statistics! BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS EVENT


Tree Planting

10:30am to 1:00pm Sun 20th Nov 2005 Crosby Marine Park, Cambridge Road, Waterloo

National Tree Week continues, as does the tree planting, so why not join us and plant a tree! BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS EVENT


Underwater World

7:00pm Thu 17th Nov 2005 Meet at the Ainsdale Discovery Centre

Join our guest speaker from the local diving group, to find out what lurks in the depths of Ainsdale and other coastal areas. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS EVENT


Winter Ramble Hall Road to Hightown

11:00am Sat 12th Nov 2005 Meet in the carpark at the Coast Guard Station, Hall Road

Join us for a ramble along the coast. A pleasant way to enjoy some gentle exercise and stay healthy. Don't forget to wrap up warm and bring your train fare for the return journey The walk will finish in Hightown, near to the station!


Horizontal Rule Halloween

2:00pm to 3.30pm Wed 26th Oct 2005 Meet at the Ainsdale Discovery Centre

An afternoon of fun and games preparing for the scariest night of the year!


Ship Wrecks on the Coast

7:00pm Thu 20th Oct 2005 Meet at the Ainsdale Discovery Centre, The Promenade, Ainsdale

A repeat performance, following previous success, here is a second chance to hear about the wrecks down on the shore as well as more about fishing on the beaches.


Fungtastic Fungi!

10:00am to 12noon Sun 16th Oct 2005 Meet at the information board, Lifeboat Road, Formby

Learn the basics of fungi identification: gills, cap, stem, spores and much more....


Beach Walk

10:00am to 12noon Sat 15th Oct 2005 Meet at the Ainsdale Discovery Centre

Join the Rangers for a walk along the beach, learning fascinating facts about the beach and sea as you go. A pleasant way to enjoy some gentle exercise and stay healthy.

Booking is essential for all events, contact details are as follows:- Click here to email or ring 0151 934 2967

The Service produces a magazine that can be subscribed to by emailing:- leisure.services@leisure.sefton.gov.uk

It is full of interesting information about current projects and future plans as well as fascinating historical information. This is well worth subscribing to.

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Photographs Copyright Patrick Trollope 2005.   Logos Copyright Sefton MBC.

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This is an advert.     Copyright Patrick Trollope 2000.