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11 North West Beaches Win Awards!

Keep Britain Tidy has announced this year’s award winners for Blue Flag and the Seaside Awards. Only one North West beach has Blue Flag – Blackpool South – but 10 have achieved a Seaside Award. These are: Morecambe North and Morecambe South St Annes Pier Ferry Beach, Rossall Beach and Marine Beach, Fleetwood Jubilee Beach,

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The North West gains two Marine Conservation Zones

On 21 November 2013, the Government designated 27 Marine Conservation Zones. The zones were designated as the culmination of an intensive stakeholder-informed process to develop new marine protected areas around in English waters under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 however of the 127 MCZs put forward by the four stakeholder projects only 31

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The 2012 Open brings £65 million benefit to the Lancashire economy

According to new research released on 8th January 2013 the 2012 Open Championship which was held at Royal Lytham & St Annes delivered a £65 million benefit to Lancashire’s economy. The research, which was commissioned by the R&A who organise the Open Championships and was undertaken by Sheffield Hallam University’s Sport Industry Research Centre, involved

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Closed – Irish Sea Marine Conservation Zones Consultation

Defra has published the consultation documents for the first tranche of Marine Conservation Zones. The consultation runs until midnight on 31st March 2013. This is the key opportunity for everyone with an interest in the marine and coastal environment to influence which MCZs are designated. Information gathered during this consultation may also be used to

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