Making the most of the North West Coast

About the Forum

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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Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference 2019, Cardiff, 15 January

The event aims to bring together stakeholders from across the Irish Sea to learn about issues of current and shared interest and contribute to…

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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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Call for Evidence: Landscapes Review

Closes 11:45 p.m. 18th December 2018 Defra is calling for evidence on what works well and what could be improved in England’s National Parks…

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Consultation on proposals for new and amended standard rules for flood risk activities

Closes 8 p.m. 11th January 2019 The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 allow the Environment Agency to offer standard rules for specific…

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Consultation on revision to marine licensing exemptions

Closes 11:45 p.m. 14th December 2018 Defra is seeking views on proposed changes to marine licensing exemptions in the marine areas where the Secretary…

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North West Coastal Access Update – October 2018

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

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Bathing water results for 2018

The 2018 bathing water results are out and classifications for the North West’s 30 designated bathing waters (including 4 inland) are given below. A…

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WireWall Update – October 2018

An October update below from the National Oceanography Centre re their WireWall research project on measuring wave overtopping (see earlier news article): Week commencing…

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