Making the most of the North West Coast

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The North West Coastal Forum is a multi-sector partnership bringing together coastal stakeholders from across the North West to promote and deliver sustainable management and use of our coastline…

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Call for Written Evidence – Regenerating Seaside Towns Committee

Closes 1 pm on Tuesday 9 October 2018 Earlier this year a new Lords Select Committee was established with the remit ‘to consider the…

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Consultation: Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities conduct and operation (2014 to 2018): call for evidence

Closes 11:45 p.m. 4th September 2018 Defra is seeking evidence on how effectively and fairly Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs) have operated between…

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Call for Entries – North West Awards for Coastal Excellence 2018

Closes 30th September 2018 The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 5th biennial North West Awards…

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Consultation: Working Together – River Basin Management Plans

Closes 22nd December 2018 The Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have launched consultations on the River Basin…

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Consultation – Sustainable Fisheries for Future Generations (Fisheries White Paper)

Closes 12th September 2017 Defra has launched a consultation on the future of fisheries after Britain leaves the European Union. The ‘Fisheries White Paper’…

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Consultation: Byelaws for Sites of Special Scientific Interest in England

Closing date 5 p.m. 22nd August Natural England has launched a consultation on its proposed approach to considering the use of its byelaw-making powers…

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Coastal Research Goes to the Beach!

The Liverpool Institute for Sustainable Coasts and Oceans (LISCO) combines the coastal, marine and maritime expertise of the National Oceanography Centre, the University of…

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North West Coastal Access July Update and Cultural Value of the Cumbrian Coast Survey

Natural England have produced their July update on progress in developing the English Coast Path on the North West’s coast. There is a lot…

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National Marine Week

Time to get salty! Actually 15 days of marine-related activities taking place across the UK,  National Marine Week is the Wildlife Trusts’ nationwide celebration…

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Booking closed: ‘Across the Sands of Dee’ Cross-border Marine Planning & Partnership Workshop, Chester, 21st August

‘Across the Sands of Dee’ is a free-to-attend North West Coastal Forum workshop to explore cross border marine planning policy & partnership working for the…

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