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Solway Marine Planning Animation

Solway Firth Partnership has produced an animation as part of the Marine Management Organisation’s ‘Enhanced Stakeholder Engagement’ project. Kyla Orr, an experienced freelance marine ecology consultant and animator, has used graphics and voice over to create a simple, yet effective, overview of the marine planning process in the Solway Firth. This video aims to explain what

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Consultation – NW IFCA Byelaws

Closes 8th November 2019 Two byelaws have been approved and made by the North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority. In accordance with Defra’s byelaw making process the Authority must now advertise these byelaws and provide a consultation period before they can be signed by the Minister to bring them into force. A summary of

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Across the Sands of Dee 2019 Presentations and Workshop Summary

Across the Sands of Dee 2019 was an event delivered by the North West Coastal Forum as part of the Marine Management Organisation’s Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement project, funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund. It took place in Chester on 9th September 2019 and was well attended by cross-border stakeholders – those who have

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NW Coastal Access Update

Natural England has produced their September update on progress in developing the English Coast Path on the North West’s coast. There is a lot more detail in this month’s update but a brief summary of status of each section is: Stretch 1: Allonby to Whitehaven (35 km) – ‘OPEN’ Stretch 2: Whitehaven to Silecroft (51

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2 consultations on carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS)

Both close 11:45 p.m. 16th September. Carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) projects: re-use of oil and gas assets The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is seeking views on policy for the reuse of oil and gas assets for carbon capture, usage and storage projects. A policy paper – ‘The UK carbon capture,

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North West Coastal Access Update – July 2019

Natural England has produced their July update on progress in developing the English Coast Path on the North West’s coast. There is a lot more detail in this month’s update but a brief summary of status of each section is: Stretch 1: Allonby to Whitehaven (35 km) – ‘OPEN’ Stretch 2: Whitehaven to Silecroft (51

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Events: Helping the UK Seafood Sector be Ready for Brexit

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, in partnership with Seafish and the Marine Management Organisation, is hosting a series of events across England to help seafood traders, processors and businesses prepare for Brexit by understanding the changes that lie ahead. These events are open to people and businesses involved in the processing and

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New Coastal Walk: Changing shores – The Crosby Sequence

Through the coming together of science and the arts a narrated coastal walk along Crosby’s shoreline, north of Liverpool, has been created between Hall road and Waterloo train stations. This has been developed to raise awareness of shoreline change and coastal hazards. The poems capture changes in land use, coastal processes, shoreline management and observational

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English Coastal Challenge Summit and Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum – 8 & 9 October, Southampton

The Coastal Partnerships Network, Coastal Communities Alliance and Local Government Association Coastal Special Interest Group will be hosting a second national summit on 8th October 2019. The aim of the English Coastal Challenge Summit is to bring together coastal communities from around the UK and the audiences of the three major coastal fora – Coastal

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Love Water! New campaign launched to protect our most precious resource

The ‘Love Water’ campaign, a long-term campaign launched on 31st July 2019, aims to raise awareness of the importance of water and the role everyone plays in protecting it. More than 40 environmental groups, charities, water companies and regulators – including the Environment Agency, Water UK, Ofwat, NFU and Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) –

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