Closed – 4th North West Awards for Coastal Excellence (NW ACE)

Closes 16th September.

Is your coastal work ACE? Are you a community group or an organisation carrying out work on the North West coast? Do you know someone whose work on the coast has inspired you? If so consider entering your project or that special person for this year’s awards!

NW ACE is award scheme organised by the North West Coastal Forum. It recognises outstanding achievement in and contribution to the long-term management of our coast and near-shore marine environments. Winners and highly commended entrants will have an opportunity to showcase their work at the North West’s biennial regional coastal conference which this year is being held jointly with the Sefton Coast Landscape Partnership:

Sandscapes – Celebrating the Natural and Cultural Capital of Coastal Landscapes, Southport, 11th & 12th October 2016.

Award categories are:

Coastal Champion

This award will be made to an individual in recognition of their significant contribution to the long term management of the North West coast. Nominations are open to anyone involved in coastal activity in North West England, either as part of their work or as a volunteer.

Coastal Community Action

This award will be made to a community group in recognition of their significant contribution to the long term management of the North West coast. Nominations are open to any residents’ group, school or community volunteer group which has carried out work on the North West coast within the last 2 years (since April 2014).

Coastal Best Practice

This award will be made to an organisation or groups of organisations working in partnership in recognition of their significant contribution to the long term management of the North West coast. Nominations are open to businesses, local authorities, governmental agencies and NGOs which have carried out work on the North West coast within the last 2 years (since April 2014).

Entry forms are available from 1st August and can be downloaded below. Entries can be submitted until 5 p.m. on Friday 16th September 2016.

NW ACE 2016 Best Practice NW ACE 2016 Champion NW ACE 2016 Community Action

For further information contact the North West Coastal Forum Secretariat on: 0151 934 2966 or info@nwcoastalforum.org.uk

Details of previous winners (2010, 2012 and 2014) are available on the Current Projects page of the NWCF website

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