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LIVE updates! Digging the Dirt at Jenny Brown's Point

Fri, 2017-11-10 09:32
Excavating the Bay at Jenny Brown’s Point

What lies beneath the soggy saltmarsh at the mysterious chimney at Jenny Brown's Point, Silverdale?

This week a team of our very own venturing volunteers have pulled on their wellies, picked up their spades, and hit the sands (well, the rocky bit on the edge of the sands)...

Follow our progress over the next week to see what we uncover! You can also see live tweets and Facebook posts.

Click on each day listed below to find out what has happened so far...

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Digging deep - what lies beneath?

Fri, 2017-11-03 15:19
Excavation to seek answers about Silverdale's iconic chimney

The Bay's very own Indiana Jones' and Lara Crofts are gathering in Silverdale over the next two weeks, brushing off their trowels and donning their stripy jumpers... in the hope of uncovering secret stones and forgotten fragments, hidden beneath the saltmarsh at the iconic site of Jenny Brown's Point.

Local enthusiasts of all things old and muddy are joining Morecambe Bay Partnership and professional archaeologists to excavate three trenches near to the site of the iconic chimney located on the shore near to Jenny Brown's Point - a well known landmark of Morecambe Bay.

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Don’t be a ghoul this Halloween: #BinIt4Beaches!

Mon, 2017-10-30 09:23

Let’s set the scene.

It’s a beautiful, crisp, autumnal afternoon and you’re taking a stroll down a beautiful country lane or along one of our stunning beaches along the north west coast. Perhaps you’re joined by man’s best friend, or maybe, some spooky trick-or-treaters.

Then you see it - a little black bag.

It might be hung on a branch, half buried in the sand or just lying on the ground. Unfortunately it’s not filled with delicious Halloween treats, rather its full of something a little more… foul!

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