Tag Archives: bathing water

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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Morecambe Bay Partnership needs your help – Bathing water survey

Morecambe Bay Partnership is currently conducting an ambitious project seeking to improve the quality of Bathing waters around the Morecambe Bay region. Morecambe Bay Partnership would like you to share your opinions and support their work through taking part in a survey. The survey is the second part of the research which is open until

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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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Programme Available! – Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum 2014

The North West Coastal Forum is delighted to announce that the Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum – the national CPD event for Coastal Partnership Officers, their Board and Steering Group members and the organisations that work in partnership with them – is being held here in the North West on 4th and 5th November in

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European Environment Agency Newsletter June 2014

The European Environment Agency has released its quarterly newsletter for June 2014 which can be accessed following the link below. The contents of the newsletter includes EU policies delivering greenhouse gas emission reductions, Interview with Birgit Georgi about impacts of climate change on European cities, indicators & data updates, EU Report on greenhouse gas emissions,

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Bathing Water News

Defra has published their Bathing Water Newsletter (June 2014). It includes information on the 2013 bathing water results and the European Commission 2013 bathing water report, where to find information about bathing waters on the new Government website, a report from the 2013 Cleaner Seas Forum, work on Short Term Pollution and bathing water usage

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North West Seaside Award Winners – 2014

Keep Britain Tidy has today (20th May) announced national winners of the Seaside Awards, with thirteen beaches in North West England achieving the standards required. These are (from north to south): St Bees, Silecroft and Haverigg, Cumbria (managed by Copeland Borough Council) Morecambe North and Morecambe South (managed by Lancaster City Council) Ferry Beach and Rossall Beaches,

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Consultation Outcome: Proposal to remove Roanhead and Askam in Furness beaches from the list of designated bathing waters

Defra has published the summary of responses and the outcome of their consultation on the de-designation of the Roanhead and Askam in Furness bathing waters. Outcome: both Askam in Furness and Roanhead will be removed from the list of bathing waters with effect from the 2014 bathing season on the grounds of concerns about public

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Marine Conservation Society release water quality results for Bathing beaches in Britain 2014

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has released results of water quality for Bathing Beaches across Britain (2014). A record 70% of Britain’s beaches are graded as “excellent”. Beaches of North West England including Formby, Meols, Moreton, Silecroft, ST Bees and West Kirby Main are classified as “MCS Recommeneded” For more information on bathing beach water and water quality

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Are you a LOVEmyBEACH Business?

The LOVEmyBEACH campaign has been set up by the Turning Tides Partnership to work with local communities, businesses and visitors to improve the quality of bathing waters in the North West. They have recently developed a business pack so that organisations both large and small can take action to help tackle the huge challenge we face: to

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