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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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Blue Flag Award for Blackpool South Beach

A total of 68 beaches around England have achieved a Blue Flag Award in the 2016 designations. The Blue Flag Award is an international award presented to well managed beaches with excellent water quality and environmental education programmes. For the first time in history Blackpool South Beach will be flying the Blue Flag Award. A further 111 Seaside Awards

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ICES News – May 2016

The newsletter from International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) for May has been published and covers the following topics: Feature article: Changing baselines – this article explores shifting baseline syndrome and ways to tackle it Cetacean bycatch advice released Nominate a colleague for the Outstanding Achievement Award Gaining from ICES training. More information regarding

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Morecambe Bay Cycle Way – Highly Commended in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016

Huge congratulations once again to the Morecambe Bay Partnership on the wonderful Bay Cycle Way which, following its local success last year in the Lancashire Tourism Awards, has now been recognised nationally at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016. The Bay Cycle Way was Highly Commended in the Tourism Experience of the Year category at the

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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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North West Awards for Coastal Excellence 2012 – Results

The NW ACE 2012 were presented to winners by Professor Annie Worsley, Chair of the North West Coastal Forum, during our recent Delivering Sustainable Coasts conference in Southport. A summary of the winners and the Awards Powerpoint presentation can be downloaded below. For more information see the Current Projects page. 2012 winners: Awards Powerpoint:

Delivering Sustainable Coasts, 18 & 19 September 2012, Southport – book before September 5th!

The North West Coastal Forum, working with Sefton council and 10 EU partners as part of the SUSTAIN project, is holding a major international conference addressing coastal sustainability issues across Europe and celebrating achievements of organisations and individuals across North West England. Places are still available but are filling up fast. Featuring the 2012 North West Awards for

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The 2nd North West Awards for Coastal Excellence (NW ACE 2012)

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 2nd biennial NW ACE – an award scheme to recognise outstanding achievement in and contribution to the long-term management of our coast and near-shore marine environments. NW ACE winners and highly commended entrants will have an opportunity to showcase their

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