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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NW Marine Plan Iteration 1 – feedback needed!

Closes Friday March 31st 2017 The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has launched a call for feedback on the initial outputs for marine planning in…

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MMO Marine Plan Workshops Spring 2017

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has issued an invitation to participate in the next round of marine plan workshops. These will look at the…

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Open: Microbead Consultation

Closes 28th February 2017. Defra, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland have…

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Open: Defra consultation on changes to 2012 UK fisheries concordat

Closes 28th February 2017. The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) are consulting on changes to 2012 UK fisheries concordat: Management arrangements for…

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Coastal Access – North West & National Updates 2017

Natural England has produced the monthly update for January 2017 summarising the progress being made on delivery of coastal access in the North West.…

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – January 2017

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for January has been published and covers the following topics: News Commissioner Vella promises EU support…

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MMO Marine Planning Newsletter January 2017

The Marine Management Organisation has releasaed its January 2017 newsletter, reporting on a range of activity including the South marine plan consultation, an update…

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Great Winter Nurdle Hunt 3rd to 5th February 2017

Nurdles, also known as mermaids tears, are tiny little pellets of pre-production plastic and can be found washed up on beaches around the UK. It…

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