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Par Weather from the BBC




Par Tide Timetable from the BBC

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know: Our website continues to evolve to improve your experience.

Wildlife

We are keen to preserve the habitat of Par Beach to attract all manner of birds, bugs, butterflies and mammals

Come see what you can find
BEACH INCIDENT ADVICE
Stung by Jellyfish? Found a carcass? In need of assistance?

There is a telephone in the Par Sands Coastal Holiday Park office, and one at The Ship Inn.

Beach postcode:
PL24 2AS

O/S grid reference:
088533

Leisure activities

We also hold social events throughout most of the year such as:

Bird watch, Bat talk & walk, Wildlife walk, plus Quiz Nights, to name a few

Members' Photograph

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Learn all about Par Beach in the links below.

WILDLIFE &
FAUNA
Want to learn more about the plants, birds and other creatures you will find in the area?
Visit this page and its website links for identification.
 
BEACH
  HISTORY  
Find out what is known about the beach's past such as its shipwreck and the people that lived and worked the area.
Read what was found at Little Hell and a few photo's of the area taken around 1930's.
BEACH
GEOGRAPHY
Discover the beach geography including its sands dunes which, somewhat unusually, are growing.
Read about the former model boating lake and The Saint's Way pilgrim route. Plus other iinteresting facts for you to explore.
 
TIME & TIDE
BELL
This is an important National Community Art project.
We have been asked to take over as lead group for this site - the only one planned for the whole of Cornwall.
BEACH
FACILITIES
Information about free parking, seating and toilet facilities.
Plus, we have details about the footpaths and public rights of way and lots more.
INTERNET
LINKS
A compliation of local, regional and national links to websites having similar interests as those of Friends of Par Beach.
Please Note: We are not responsible for the content of websites we have linked.

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know: We are intending to install an Interpretation board at the bird lake.
WHO WE ARE
 
 
Find out how we were formed and why. Read about our stated aims and read about the committee members and their respective roles.
COME JOIN US
 
 
Join us to add your support to our efforts to conserve the beauty, character assessibility and community use of Par Beach.
MEMBER'S
PHOTO'S
 
Visit our members' photo galleries including various projects, work parties and social events including our Beach Art Comeptition and so much more!.
 
PDF
DOCUMENT
DOWNLOADS
Historical documents and posters you can freely download. Also available are our constitution and policy documents.
 

Car Parking for 300 vehicles.

Free between 1 Nov - 31 March

Low cost at other times

Restroom facilities

with easy access

Bench seating at various locations donated by FoPB fund raisers and Cornwall Council

Members' Photograph

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24
Oct

NEWS: FoPB Calendar 2022 

FoPB Calendar 2022
24th October 2021

FoPB are pleased to announce the availability of our 2022 Calendar featuring selected pictures submitted by you, our members and supporters.

At a cost of just £5:00 for local (by hand) delivery, and £5:00 plus £2:00 post & packing via Royal Mail please place your order here on the website via the Contact Us page, putting 'Calendar' in the Subject box.





08
Sep

NEWS: Annual General Meeting 2021 


 

AGENDA for the 11th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

to be held at 19.00 on Tuesday 21st September 2021 at

The Gott Hall, Par Green, PL 24 2AG

 

 

 

1. Apologies for absence

2. Minutes of the 10th Annual General Meeting, on Thursday 26th September 2019

3. Chair’s Report - Richard Parks

4. Treasurer’s Report - Mike Freemantle

5. Election of Committee and Officers

i)   Chair

ii)  Secretary

iii)  Treasurer

iv)  A minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 ordinary Committee Members.

6. Resolutions

7. Any Other Business

 

SECRETARIES - 

Jenny Tagney email jennytagney@gmail.com   telephone 07799258379

Janice Hillier email Janice_hillier@hotmail.com telephone 07540381388

 

Nominations for Officers and Committee Members may be sent in advance to the Secretaries showing the post, the name of the person nominated and the proposer. Any member may volunteer for a post, or be nominated, at the AGM

 

Posts for election are:-  i) Chair                         ii) Secretary                                 iii) Treasurer

 

A minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 Committee Members should be appointed at the AGM.

 

Resolutions may be proposed by any member at the AGM or, in advance to the Secretary (see above) by Tuesday 14th September. A seconder can be obtained in advance or at the AGM.

 

The current committee comprises:

Richard Parks – Chair        Mike Freemantle – Treasurer          Janice Hillier – Secretary  

Phil Gadd – Events Co-Ordinator, Website, Facebook,  Jenny Tagney – Secretary, Facebook    

Gill Butler – Education     Nick Hillier – Committee Member           Simon Tagney – Committee Member

 

Immediately following the AGM we will have light refreshments available and time to meet fellow members and the committee.

At 7.45 we will reconvene, and you are cordially invited to a presentation outlining the Time and Tide Bell Project.


 

Par –

Cornwall’s only

Time and Tide Bell

 

A talk by Prodigal Theatre Urban PlayGround

(Prodigal UPG, based here in Par)

on behalf of the Time and Tide Project Group



31
Aug

NEWS: Time and Tide Bell Project 

Fund Raising

Today our Par Time and Tide Project went live on Crowdfunder and is ready to accept pledges from our supporters.

The link to our unique project page is: http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/par-beach-bell.

Our initial target is £1000.
If we reach this target with a minimum of 30 supporters then we will be price matched with another £1000.
So you pledge to us £1000 and we get a total of £2000.





08
Nov

EVENT: Work Party (28 November 2021) 

WORK PARTY

 Sunday 28th November 2021

10.30 to 12.30 hrs


Scrub Clearance

 

Meet at the Sculpture at the far end of the Access Road


We shall be continuing our work in what is known as 'the lower orchid field' where there is a lot of scrub clearance between the existing trees to be completed as well as thinning out the invasive poplar saplings to be done.

 

 The ground is roughish so please wear strong footwear. We have hand tools, but do bring your own if you wish. we shall be using spades, saws and sickles.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN GLOVES


Refreshments will be available


Working hard for Par Beach and the Environment



08
Nov

EVENT: Work Party (24 October 2021) 

WORK PARTY

 Sunday 24th October 2021

10.00 to 12.00 hrs


Tree Planting & Scrub Clearance

 

Meet at the Sculpture at the far end of the Access Road

Come and join other volunteers who will be adding 7 trees to the plantation started 7 years ago. Anyone can join in with what has become social occasions as well as doing valuable work on Par Beach & Local Nature Reserve.

We shall be planting 7 trees in what is known as 'the lower orchid field' and there is a lot of scrub clearance between the existing trees as well as thinning out the invasive poplar saplings to be done.

 

 The ground is roughish so please wear strong footwear. We have hand tools, but do bring your own if you wish. we shall be using spades, saws and sickles.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN GLOVES


Refreshments will be available


Working hard for Par Beach and the Environment



06
Oct

EVENT: Quiz Night 

Quiz Night
Wednesday, 20th October 2021

Venue: Scout Hall, Moorland Road, Par
Time: 19.30 hrs
Cost: £5.00 per person


Join us for a fun night of questions, the picture quiz and, the enjoyable, prize Music Game.

Charge is just £5 per person, which covers cocktail pasty, tea, coffee or squash AND free entry into our prize Music Game.

Maximum 6 per table – no age restrictions.

In order to avoid disappointment and to secure your pasties (meat or cheese & onion) it is recommended to book a table with Mike on 01726 816454.

If you are on your own or there are not enough to form your own team you can still book a place(s) to join a mixed table.

There will not be a licensed bar, but you are welcome to bring your own drinks if you wish.

As well as the new Music Game there will be a raffle with a variety of prizes.

For further information ring Mike or use the Contact Us page on our website, please put 'Quiz Night' in the subject box.



Friends of Par Beach is supported by PL24 Community Association, Tesco, CO OP, Par Sands Coastal Holiday Park, and Cornwall Council Community Grant