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Flood scheme boost with £36m of funding

On 27 March Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey announced the 25 new schemes to receive a share of £36 million  to improve flood protection announced in last year’s Autumn Statement. £33.8 million will be allocated to the 25 schemes over the next three years, in addition to a £2.2 millionalready allocated to 13 projects in Cumbria and

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Coastal Communities Fund Round 5 Opens

On 26th February DCLG announced the opening of a new £40 million round of Coastal Communities Fund funding in England to support the economic development of coastal communities. The new funding is available for spend between April 2019 and March 2021. Projects should be over £50000 and lead to economic growth and regeneration as well

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Implementing the Atlantic Action Plan – Workshop on Funding & Project Development, Liverpool

UPDATE – this workshop has been postponed and will now be held in the autumn. More information will be posted at that time. The Support Unit for the Atlantic Action Plan, working with the Irish Sea Maritime Forum, is holding a workshop on EU funding and project development for the Atlantic Area in Liverpool. This follows on from

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – January 2017

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for January has been published and covers the following topics: News Commissioner Vella promises EU support for the Arctic and its people at Tromsø conference New report confirms positive economic trends in EU fishing fleet Seafood: Investigation into EU consumers’ attitudes shows sustainable supply is essential European

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – December 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for December has been published and covers the following topics: News Ministers agree on fishing catch limits for 2017 Commission launches call worth €1.5m to promote coastal and maritime tourism The EU engages in the third round of negotiations to prevent unregulated fishing in the Arctic high

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Open: Inquiry into the Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched an inquiry into the Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum. Issues include the future of funding for biodiversity and agri-environment schemes, the likely changes in the devolved administration, and the role that managed rewilding can play in conservation and restoration. The inquiry is still currently open and

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Applications Invited for Marine Conservation Grants

Sea Changers are welcoming applications for grants for marine conservation projects to be started in 2017. Allocated grants can be up to £1,000 and will aim to supporting grass roots and community based projects and must fall within the following categories: Marine Reserves/Protected Marine Areas Direct Marine Clean-up  Action Education, Campaigning and Raising Awareness Species Protection

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Solway Firth Partnership News – Summer 2016

The July 2016 newsletter from the Solway Firth Partnership magazine ‘Tidelines’ is now available. It features the Marine Management Organisation’s call for evidence and July North West issues and evidence workshops, the new Solway Coastwise project, news about the Brow Well on the Solway coast, the ‘Solway Seafood – Out of the Blue’ exhibition which

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – July 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for July has been published and covers the following topics: News Your holiday guide to eating F.I.S.H. Commission proposes to lift ‘red card’ from Republic of Guinea after it steps up fight against illegal fishing New, simplified EU programme for fisheries data collection: a milestone towards more robust

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – June 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for June has been published and covers the following topics: News Sustainable fishing levels by 2020 A smooth bluefin tuna fishing campaign in 2016 Blue Economy Business Awards 2016 40th Annual Session of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean: the start of “a new era in fish stock

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