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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Open for Entries: the 4th North West Awards for Coastal Excellence (NW ACE)

Is your coastal work ACE? Are you a community group or an organisation carrying out work on the North West coast? Do you know…

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Diary Date: Sandscapes: celebrating the natural and cultural capital of coastal landscapes, 11th & 12th October, Southport

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce the North West’s Biennial Coastal Conference will take place on 12th October in Southport, with…

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Registration now open for: Tying the Celtic Knot – creating lasting partnerships for the Celtic Seas, Dublin 18-19 October 2016

Registration is now open for the third and final international workshop of the Celtic Seas Partnership project. The event will take place at Croke…

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Call for Issues with Supporting Evidence for Marine Planning (MMO)

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has launched a ‘Call for Issues with Supporting Evidence’ for English marine plan areas including the North West Marine Plan…

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Save the Date: Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference – 28th September 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Irish Sea Maritime Forum’s Biennial Conference will take place this year on Wednesday 28th September at the…

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Consultation – New NWIFCA Byelaw: Permit to dredge

Consultation closes 9th September. The North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority has launched a consultation on proposals for a new District-wide fisheries byelaw…

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MMO Guidance on Seal Watching

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) have released guidance on seal watching which outlines precautions to take into consideration when watching or swimming with seals.…

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National Coastal Access – North West Update August

Natural England have produced their monthly update for August 2016 summarising the progress being made on delivery of coastal access in the North West. Stretch…

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UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 Evidence Report

The Committee on Climate Change have released their Synthesis report, UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 Evidence Report (CCRA): priorities for the next five…

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Severn Estuary: Long Term Morphology Reports from Crown Estate

Two new reports have been published by the Crown Estate regarding physical processes of the Severn Estuary. The reports are labelled: ‘Severn Estuary Long…

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#BinItForBeaches Campaign Launched

#BinItForBeaches is a nationwide campaign that was recently launched by the national bathing water campaign group to raise awareness of the implications of leaving…

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Save the date: Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum 2016 – 9th & 10th November, Durham

This year’s Coastal Partnerships Network Forum will take place in Durham on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th November. The venue is the historic Town…

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