NWCF News

Save the Date: ‘Across the Sands of Dee’ Cross-border Marine Planning & Partnership Workshop, Chester, 21st August

‘Across the Sands of Dee’ is a free-to-attend North West Coastal Forum workshop to explore cross border marine planning policy & partnership working for the Dee Estuary and Liverpool Bay. It is aimed at English and Welsh stakeholders with an interest in a wide range of coastal and marine issues and how these might be affected

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Call for Entries – North West Awards for Coastal Excellence 2018

Closes 30th September 2018 The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 5th biennial North West Awards for Coastal Excellence – a biennial award scheme established in 2010 to encourage and inspire better coastal management by showcasing the work and achievements of individuals, community groups and bigger organisations

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General Data Protection Regulations – new North West Coastal Forum Privacy Policy

New General Data Protection Regulations come into force on 25th May 2018. As a result the North West Coastal Forum has undertaken a major review of our databases and contacted everyone we have details for to ensure we are in compliance with the new regulations. For more information how we look after and use contact data please see our

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Sandscapes Conference Presentations Available

The presentations from the North West Coastal Forum’s 2016 biennial conference: Sandscapes – Celebrating the Natural and Cultural Capital of Coastal Landscapes are now available to download below. Around 70 people attended a vibrant and interesting day covering working the benefits of working at a landscape scale and demonstrating what can be achieved, in the

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North West Awards for Coastal Excellence – the Winners!

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce the winners of the 4th biennial NW ACE – an award scheme recognising outstanding achievement in and contribution to the long-term management of our coast and near-shore marine environments. The awards are independently judged and there are three award categories: Coastal Champion, Coastal Community Action and

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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

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Last few places: Sandscapes: celebrating the natural and cultural capital of coastal landscapes, 11th & 12th October, Southport

The last few places are still available at the North West Coastal Forum’s Biennial Coastal Conference so we’ve extended booking until Friday 7th October. This year our conference is being run as a joint event with the Sefton Coast Landscape Partnership. It’s free-to-attend event and includes a full day field trip to the Sefton coast

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Closed: Registration now open for Irish Sea Maritime Forum Biennial Conference – 28th September 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Irish Sea Maritime Forum’s Biennial Conference will take place this year on Wednesday 28th September at the dlr LexIcon, Dun Laoghaire, Republic of Ireland. The main themes for the conference will be Maritime Spatial Planning and Policies for a Dynamic Coast. The conference is being held the day

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Registration now open for: Tying the Celtic Knot – creating lasting partnerships for the Celtic Seas, Dublin 18-19 October 2016

Registration is now open for the third and final international workshop of the Celtic Seas Partnership project. The event will take place at Croke Park in Dublin on 18th and 19th of October 2016. The event will showcase the final outputs of this exciting project and find ways of ensuring that the work that’s been

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Marine Planning Workshops: Issues and Evidence – North West

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is holding a series of one-day workshops, including two here in the North West, in July as part of their tour around England to call for issues and supporting evidence for marine plan areas. The workshops will focus on highlighting the challenges, opportunities and needs of the North West Marine Plan area over

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