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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England Coast Path from Cleveleys to Pier Head, Liverpool – Opportunity to Comment on Proposals

Closes midnight, Wednesday 2nd December 2020. Natural England has submitted a report to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs setting…

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Consultation: Reducing single use plastic in Wales

Closes 22nd October 2020 The Welsh Government is seeking views on proposals to ban nine single use plastic products. The aim is to help…

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NW Marine Plans: Annual Monitoring Survey

Closes 15th December 2020 The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is asking stakeholders in the north west of England to take part in the annual…

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WAMM outputs – Coastal Data Explorer, Policy & Legislation StoryMap and Workshop Presentations

The Wholescape Approach to Marine Management ‘WAMM’ project, which supports a more collaborative approach between Coastal and CaBA partnerships to build knowledge and expertise…

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Solway Firth Coastal Conversations Online

The Solway Coast AONB and the Solway Firth Partnership are presenting a series of webinars that focus on cross boarder topics such as salt,…

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Consultation: Marine Strategy Part Two: Monitoring Programmes

Closes 23:45, 17th November 2020 Defra, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government are seeking views on the updated marine…

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Consultation – Whelk Management Measures 2020 – extension

Closes 1st November 2020 The Welsh Government is consulting on proposals to introduce: an authorisation scheme for licenced and registered UK vessels fishing for…

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Consultation: Introducing market restrictions on single-use plastic items in Scotland

Closes 4th January 2021. The Scottish Government is consulting on the introduction of market restrictions on the most commonly littered single-use plastic items found…

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Ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds comes into force in England

From October 1st 2020 a ban on the supply of plastic straws and stirrers, and plastic-stemmed cotton buds, has come into force in England.…

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