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02 Aug

The Wave Project extends surf therapy project in St Andrews

The Wave Project has extended its surf therapy programme at West Sands beach in St Andrews for another year, after a successful pilot.

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13 Aug

Surf therapy offered to Cornish children through council partnership

Surf therapy will be made available to anxious children across Cornwall following a new partnership agreement between Cornwall Council and The Wave Project.

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7th Aug 10:00 am - 7th Aug 12:00 pm

Volunteer Training – North Devon – Summer 2021

Our next practical  training is on Saturday 7th August at 10am at Surf South West in Croyde (EX331NZ). To sign up, please fill in the doodle poll here: https://doodle.com/poll/3ep3z43r3e8ztkk9?utm_source=poll&utm_medium=link If you can’t make that date, there will also be more sea training sessions in the future… please let me know 🙂 What we will cover: […]

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02 Aug
Scotland

The Wave Project extends surf therapy project in St Andrews

The Wave Project has extended its surf therapy programme at West Sands beach in St Andrews for another year, after a successful pilot.

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26 Jul
National

Win a 3-night stay with The Cornish Place

Would like you to win a three-night break for you and friends at a luxury hideaway retreat in Cornwall?

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21 Jul
National

New dates announced for ISTO conference

We are delighted to announce that the ISTO conference will now take place on the 6th to 8th October, in the lead up to World Mental Health Day on 10th October.

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19 Jul
National

Pineapple Island and The Wave Project launch exclusive ‘Surf Soul’ jewellery collaboration

A new jewellery collection inspired by the ‘surf soul’ launches today from ethical jewellery and accessories brand Pineapple Island and the UK’s leading surf therapy charity, The Wave Project. 

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13 Jul
Cornwall

CEO Joe Taylor to discuss benefits of surf therapy at children’s mental health event

The Wave Project’s CEO Joe Taylor will be sharing how surf therapy supports improvements in young people’s mental health at an event hosted by the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health this Thursday, 15 July.

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12 Jul
Beach School

Beach School consultation finishes

We’re excited to announce that the consultation phase is now finished and we are preparing to submit our planning application to build our new Beach School at Gwithian Towans.

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07 Jul
Cornwall

The Wave Project welcomes people from across the UK to annual Summer Surf Challenge

The Wave Project welcomed people with disabilities from across the UK to its 2021 Summer Surf Challenge this weekend, offering the chance to experience a unique day of adaptive surfing, for free, at Watergate Bay in Newquay.

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25 Jun
Cornwall

Summer Surf Challenge returns for 2021!

The Summer Surf Challenge for 2021 will take place on 3rd July at Watergate Bay. We’re really excited to be welcoming people back to this celebration of inclusive surfing, after sadly being unable to host it last year due to Covid-19.

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08 Jun
National

Tickets available for the ISTO European Conference

The Wave Project is delighted to host the inaugural European International Surf Therapy Conference. The conference will include a day of free surfing lessons for people with disabilities, followed by three days of talks, training, and seminars at the Bedruthan Steps Hotel.

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25 May
Cornwall

Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP visits The Wave Project to see what surf therapy is all about

We had a very special guest at our surf therapy session in Newquay yesterday – none other than Heath Secretary Matt Hancock!  As a big advocate of social prescribing, Matt joined in the session to learn more about how surf therapy helps improve children and young people’s mental health.

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01 May
Cornwall, Mid Cornwall, West Cornwall

Beach School plans revealed

The Wave Project, has announced plans to build the world’s first purpose-built Beach School to support vulnerable local children who struggle to engage with traditional school lessons and are at risk of permanent exclusion. The new facility is planned for a site in close proximity to Gwithian Towans beach, in Hayle, Cornwall. Truro-based architects Lavigne Lonsdale have been briefed to lead the design of the facility, with a public consultation on the project to take place on May 15th from 10am to 5pm at Sunset Surf, Gwithian Towans, Cornwall.

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15 Mar
Scotland

Surf therapy project set to help children in university town thanks to students

Students from St Andrews University have raised over £20,000 to bring a surf therapy programme to the town to support vulnerable children.

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