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Archive of Completed Outer Hebrides Beach Cleans and Events

Barvas and Brue Community Centre, October 19th 2019, 6 – 8 pm The Big Climate Conversation

On behalf of the Scottish Government Clean Coast Outer Hebrides in collaboration with the Barvas and Brue Community Centre hosted The Big Climate Conversation an opportunity for you, the people of Scotland, have your say on how Scotland responds to the Global Climate Emergency.  As well as the Big Climate Conversation we also had yummy pizza!!! Check out the results on our Climate Change page.

Brue, Isle of Lewis, September 21st 2019


Ramadale, Knock, Isle of Lewis, June 15th 2019

Over 25 community members participated in removing a skip load of potentially hazardous material from the coastal area.

knock 2019

Crossbost, Isle of Lewis, May 12th, 2019



Fevig, April 20th, 2019

Holm Again, April 5th, 2019

Holm Beach Clean, March 2nd, 2019

Big Brue Beach Clean, January 16th, 2019

Big thanks to Bragar and Arnol Community Trust for letting us use their skip!

Westside Isle of Lewis Beach Clean, 18 August, 2018


Clean Coast Outer Hebrides and co-organisers the Bragar and Arnol Community Trust, Barvas and Brue Community Centre, and the Horshader Community Development removed over 2000 kg of various different kinds of hazardous pollution from beaches on the west of the Isle of Lewis on Saturday 18th August, 2018.

Bragar beach

Epic day cleaning the beaches of Bragar, Arnol, Brue and Feibhig, with more that 50 local volunteers showing up and getting involved.  Over 500 kg of plastic, an astonishing ~2,000 kg total (including metal and other human produced pollution), was recovered in one day from these four beaches.  Thanks to everyone who came out and helped!!!  Shout out to our co-organisers the Bragar and Arnold Community Trust, Barvas and Brue Community Centre, and Horshader Community Development.

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CCOH at the Isle of Lewis Carnival, Sat 4 August, 2018 

Clean Coast Outer Hebrides teamed up with Back Football and Recreation Club to create a float for the Lewis Carnival.  Special thanks to Jewson and Angus Mackay and Sons plate hire for their support. The float won second prize!

1st Back Brownies Coll Beach Clean, Monday 16th April, 2019






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90 kg of debris. A lot of plastic rope , plastic bags, bottles and broken glass and 6 creels and a rusty old bike were recovered from Coll Beach! The girls from 1st Back Brownies talked a lot about how important it is to keep the beaches clean and Rosemary (CCOH) discussed plastic biodegradability.

Completed Beach Cleans are marked on our map below.  If you’ve done a Beach Clean and would like it listed, or have a new beach in mind, please email us at: