- 05 May 2010 | Environment
It has been years in the planning but the SAS Ball is finally making a much called for comeback to the Badlands of Cornwall to celebrate SAS’s 20th anniversary.
The ‘SAS Invinci-Ball’ 20th anniversary celebrations will take place on Friday, 3rd September at the Porthtowan Eco-Park, a brand new site at the heart of SAS’s birthplace, Porthtowan.
The event will be fancy dress of course, the theme being ‘Invinci-Ball’, so come dressed to impress, possibly even as your favourite super heroes. Tickets will go on sale to SAS members at 9am on Friday, 7th May. Be quick to avoid disappointment!
Line-up rumours are already flying around with mention of bands from Faithless to Reef, but in true SAS Ball style, you’ll just have to wait and see.
Famed for bringing together the surf and water sports community from Cornwall and right across the UK, the SAS Ball has been sorely missed since it was last held back in 2006.
The event is a celebration of all that SAS’s environmental campaigns have and continue to achieve for our beloved surf spots and beaches. Importantly it also gives SAS the chance to thank loyal members and supporters for their help over the years.
The Ball also raises vital funds for SAS’s ongoing environmental campaigns, which continue to achieve massive amounts for the UK’s waves, beaches and oceans using tried and tested Invinci-Ball campaign techniques!
Hugo Tagholm, Surfers Against Sewage Director says; “We are delighted to be bringing the SAS Ball back to celebrate such an important milestone for the organisation. The ‘SAS Invinci-Ball’ will be THE party of the summer and bring together our members and supporters from all across the UK. Join the party and help support our ongoing campaigns!”
- 01 May 2010 | Environment
The tragic and devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a stark reminder that offshore oil drilling is not the answer.
The Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded and sank has spilled millions of gallons of oil into the ecologically rich waters in the Gulf of Mexico and continues to gush 210,000 gallons of oil into the sea every day. The spill remains unabated and now has the potential to become one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history. The unfolding catastrophe clearly illustrates that offshore drilling is not safe and new technology is not fool proof.
- 23 April 2010 | Environment
Clean water campaigners Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) have sent their Clean Seas And Coastal Protection Manifesto out to all candidates standing in the general election. SAS are also calling on all surfers, waveriders and water users to send a copy of their manifesto to their local candidates asking for their commitment to clean seas for the UK.
Last year 11.6 million UK adults participated in water sports and water based leisure activities at the UK’s coastline, helping to highlight just how popular the coast has now become as a place to pursue healthy and active lifestyles. However, there remain numerous threats to the coastal environment requiring urgent attention, if the nation’s beaches are to remain a favourite place to visit.