This summer you told us why you #lovethecoast. From memories of family time and playing by the sea, to moments of calm and the sound of waves lapping on the shore - your stories, words and ideas inspired this poem. Thank you for caring about the coast as much as we do. Help us to look after it for ever, for everyone, at http://bit.ly/Coast15
Here's a little secret: the Great Outdoors really is great! It's full of crazy creatures and fantastic adventures. So we've tracked down the 50 coolest outdoor things to do before you're 11¾. Let our virtual Outdoors Explorer help motivate your kids to get outdoors See an interactive list of the best 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 Children earn rewards to help them personalise their own virtual explorer by completing each of the 50 adventures We'll give you tips on how to get better at these adventures and there's even a few games and a special explorer medal (and secret reward) for the best explorers https://www.50things.org.uk/
We're celebrating all things beautiful and useful, and we'd like you to join in for a chance to WIN a year's supply of renewable electricity and a home energy audit from our partner Good Energy. Watch our stop motion films for inspiration, and find out how to enter our #beautifulanduseful competition!