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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North West Marine Plan Posters – for Fishing, Recreation and Communities

The North West Coastal Forum has produced 4 posters about marine planning giving information about opportunities to help to influence and shape the new North West…

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Marine Planning Iteration 3 On-line Engagement and Workshops

The next round of formal marine planning engagement by the Marine Management Organisation on the developing North West Marine Plan (and others) starts in…

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Consultation on St Bees Head Heritage Coast Extension

Closes 15th February 2019 Copeland Borough Council is consulting on a proposal to extend the St Bees Head Heritage Coast designation. St Bees Head…

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Consultation on Proposal to Remove Allonby South as a Designated Bathing Water

Closes 11:45 p.m. 28th February 2019 Defra is consulting on removing Allonby South from the list of designated bathing waters. Allerdale Borough Council applied…

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Consultation on improving our management of water quality in the environment

Closes 11:45 p.m.12th March 2019 Defra is consulting on proposals for improving the long-term planning of water resources and drainage, and proposals to modernise…

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England Coastal Path – North West Update, January 2019

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

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Closed – 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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