NWCF News

Last chance to book: Celtic Seas Partnership England Workshop, 19th November, Bristol

The Celtic Seas Partnership is holding a 2nd round of national workshops over Autumn 2015. Workshops are taking place in England, France, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and will enable participants to explore a range of issues impacting the future of the Celtic Seas, and to hear an update on the latest developments with

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Closed Survey – What do you like most about Wirral’s Coast?

We would like to invite you to take part in a survey exploring residents’ and visitors’ views on Wirral’s coast. The results will help us to understand what people value most about Wirral’s coast and the environmental issues it faces. The survey, which is being organised by the University of Liverpool and the North West

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North West Awards for Coastal Excellence – NW ACE 2014 – Winners Announced!

The winners of the NW ACE 2014 were announced today at Destination Coast! – the North West Coastal Forum’s biennial regional conference. The awards were presented by Peter Hampson, CEO of British Destinations. They were: Coastal Champion: in an unusual move we have 3 joint winners this year. They were proposed on one nomination and

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3rd biennial North West Awards for Coastal Excellence (NW ACE 2014)

Update – the deadline for submissions has now closed. Judging is taking place and the winning entries will receive their awards at our forthcoming Destination Coast! conference in Grange-over-Sands, 3rd November (see this link for more information and to register). NW ACE is an award scheme to recognise outstanding achievement in and contribution to the

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Final Programme Available – Destination Coast! 3rd November, Grange-over-Sands

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce that the final programme is now available for the North West’s biennial coastal conference - Destination Coast! - 3rd November in Grange-over-Sands, with an optional field trip to Morecambe Bay on 4th November. The event will feature the North West Awards for Coastal Excellence. We are also delighted to announce

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Celtic Seas Partnership Activity Update

The Celtic Seas Partnership is a four year EC Life+ project supporting the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) in the Celtic Seas. It aims to draw people together from across the Celtic Seas to set up collaborative and innovative approaches to managing their marine environment. It is working to put the people

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Coastal Partnerships Network Newsletter Spring 2014

The Spring 2014 Coastal Partnerships Network newsletter is available to download below. It contains a round up of Coastal Partnerships Network activity including the meeting with the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment, George Eustice, MP in March which Caroline Salthouse of the North West Coastal Forum took part in, together with work on development of

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Report on Funding Coastal Access Event in Blackpool

Our recent Funding Coastal Access event was a great success. A report is now available, see below. Attended by 35 delegates the event aimed to: Provide an update on funding opportunities for coastal access Explore possibilities for collaborative bids to progress coastal access across administrative boundaries Provide an opportunity to network and exchange information on

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Coastal Management in North West England – a case study of changing stakeholder dynamics

A big thank you from the North West Coastal Forum to all who took the time to take part in this research! We had a great response and this should really help to move the work of the North West Coastal Forum forward. The research is being conducted by Pamela Buchan, who is doing a Masters degree

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Supporting implementation of the MSFD: Developing ICZM Guidelines and Ecosystem Services Assessment Tools Scientific Workshop, 14 January, Liverpool

This workshop, taking place as part of the Celtic Seas Partnership Life+ Project, aims to bring together scientists and practitioners with expertise and interests related to Marine Strategy Framework Directive implementation to exchange current research and good practice experience and to inform the direction of two sections of the Celtic Seas Partnership project that are being delivered by

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