Posts by HelenBANE
Temporary closure at Whitley Bay
We are very sorry to say we have had to temporarily suspend our loan service at Whitley Bay. Unfortunately there are number of issues, but we are working hard to resolve them quickly. In the mean time it’s a great opportunity to try out one of our other nine beaches! We will be increasing the…Read More
News from Newton!
Have you been to Newton by the Sea recently? If you have you may have noticed some accessibility improvements! While we want everyone to enjoy time on the beach, we also want people to enjoy the beautiful areas surrounding our North East beaches. We work with local councils and other groups to increase access options.…Read More
Annual General Meeting
Our annual general meeting is taking place on Tuesday 25th April at 7.30pm and will be held in the Sandpiper pub, Farringdon Road, North Shields. It’s an opportunity to look back at the last year, including highlighting our achievements and the people who have made them happen. This meeting is open to anyone so if…Read More
Cresswell to welcome a hippocampe
Cresswell will become the latest beach in Northumberland to have a beach wheelchair! This beautiful hippocampe was put together yesterday and will be delivered to it’s temporary home at the Boat House tomorrow. It will be available for free hire from Monday 22nd August. Once the ongoing work on building a permanent home is completed, …Read More
Could you be a volunteer?
Everything that happens here at BANE happens because of a volunteer. We are currently looking for additional volunteers for Whitley Bay and a pool of new volunteers for Roker (coming soon!). You don’t need to commit to a number of hours, or regular days, you can be part of a group who get involved when…Read More
Wheelchair line up 2022
After the success of our first event in 2019, we are thrilled to say we will be holding our second North East Wheelchair Line up on Monday 28th August 2022! The event will take place along the promenade at Whitley Bay sea front, starting outside our headquarters which is next to Rendezvous & Links cafe’s.…Read More
Newton by the Sea…coming 17th July!
Finally we are thrilled to announce that loan of equipment at Newton-by-the-Sea will be live on 17th July! We will have a beach walker and a hippocampe available for free loan for anyone wanting to access the fabulous beach there. The hippocampe was very kindly donated to us and we will share that story soon…Read More