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Porthtowan Beach Management Group

The Porthtowan Beach Management Group was set up by Cornwall Council to bring the community together. They focus on helping improve the dunes, since the storm damage in 2012, and supporting the local economy. The group consists of representation from five local community groups:

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Officers from Cornwall Council’s Environment Team and the Community Link Officer from the Council’s Localism Team are also part of the group.

Cornwall Council helped the Porthtowan Beach Management Group become a Coastal Community team. This is part of a Government programme to support the economy in coastal locations. Consequently the Group has been awarded Government funding to support projects within Porthtowan. Projects range from helping to restore the sand dunes to improving access for all to Porthtowan Beach.

To find out more watch the short film about the Porthtowan Beach Managment Group. You can also view a transcript of the film and read the media release about the film.