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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Consultation: Draft National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England

Closes 23:45 on 4th July 2019 The Environment Agency is seeking views on the draft FCERM strategy which sets out a vision for a nation…

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Consultation: Welsh National Strategy for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

Closes midnight, 16th September 2019 This is the second National Strategy on Flood and Costal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) for Wales, replacing the 2011…

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Consultation: Challenges and Choices for water management in Wales

Closes 22 December 2019 Natural Resources Wales has launched a consultation to feed into the development of the 3rd set of River Basin Management…

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Coastal Access Update – May 2019

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

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Government announces completion of UK ‘Blue Belt’

Defra has announced the designation of the third tranche of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs). The latest designations of 41 new MCZs brings the overall…

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Consultation: Marine and fisheries policies for Wales after Brexit

Closes 19th August 2019 The Welsh Government is seeking views on future fisheries policy. The consultation is on the first stage in creating a…

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Closed Consultation – Managing the Marine Historic Environment of Wales

Closes 3rd June 2019 The Welsh Government is consulting on updated guidance on managing and protecting the marine historic environment, which includes wrecks, submerged prehistory…

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