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12 Days of Cubemas #5: Volunteering at the Beach

Oh, how we love living beside the seaside... On the fifth day of CUBEMAS our team volunteered to help clean up Bournemouth beach. Armed with nothing but plastic bags and good intentions, we got super busy clearing away people's unloved litter. We're not expecting the beach to stay tidy forever, but at least the next few visitors after us will have a tidier time.



Oh how we love to be beside the seaside:

Bournemouth through and through.

CUBE is a Bournemouth app agency and we’re extremely proud of that fact. Our community is thriving and we’ve been known to spend a few summer afternoons (working of course) at the beach.

It was this love for our seaside town that inspired the fifth day of CUBEMAS, giving up a few hours of our time on a Thursday to clean and clear our local beach.

A little cold for a swim:

We found a surprising amount of buried waste ranging from plastic bottles to unidentifiable pieces of plastic, and even a set of beach hut keys (we feel very bad for the owner).

Most shocking was the number of courageous souls braving the Christmas weather to make the most of the great surfing conditions!

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"Oh my God I can't believe they're actually surfing right now"

Kiri, Developer, 3 Sided Cube

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A little friendly competition:

Not that we needed any extra motivation, but with Christmas spirit in the air the team were feeling excited to see who could collect the most rubbish (in retrospect this doesn’t sound that exciting).

At the end of the day, dev Nikos had managed to come out on top and was rewarded with a well deserved, much needed warm hot chocolate.

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Bournemouth Borough Council:

Bournemouth beach is something that our community is extremely proud of, and what better way to give back to the community and everyone who enjoys spending so much time in the much-loved location.

Maintaining the fantastic seafront is a hefty task that Bournemouth Council is sustaining to an impeccable standard. But don’t take our word for it, check out their own video on Improving the Seafront:

So that rounds off another eventful day of CUBEMAS, and we have to say that with each good deed we complete, we feel more motivated for the next one!

Published on December 14, 2017, last updated on June 20, 2018

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