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 – 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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River Basin Planning 2021 – Working Together Consultation Response Report England

The Environment Agency has published the consultation response report from the ‘Working Together’ consultation on reviewing and updating river basin management plans which took…

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Closed 29th March – Still time to comment on North West Marine Plan policies

Closes 29th March The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is currently holding on-line engagement on draft policies and supporting text for marine planning in the…

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Closed – consultation on St Bees Head Heritage Coast Extension

Closed 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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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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Closed – consultation on Proposal to Remove Allonby South as a Designated Bathing Water

Closed 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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Closed -consultation on improving our management of water quality in the environment

Closed 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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