Tag Archives: heritage

Closed – consultation on St Bees Head Heritage Coast Extension

Closed 15th February 2019 Copeland Borough Council is consulting on a proposal to extend the St Bees Head Heritage Coast designation. St Bees Head is the only heritage coast between Wales and Scotland, and the only area of high sea cliffs in the north-west. The St Bees Head Heritage Coast was defined in 1992 and

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Closed – consultation: Arnside & Silverdale AONB Management Plan 2019-24

Closes 3rd December 2018 The Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership is reviewing the Arnside & Silverdale AONB Partnership Management Plan on behalf of Lancaster City Council, South Lakeland District Council, Lancashire County Council and Cumbria County Council, who have a statutory duty to review the AONB Management Plan every 5 years.

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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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Coastal Communities in England to Receive Funding to Restore Local Landmarks

Coastal community projects around England are to receive a share of £700,000 funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government to restore local landmarks. Fifteen projects are to receive up to £50,000 each to help rejuvenate historic buildings or cultural and social areas. It is hoped that the project will help to boost the economy

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Morecambe Bay Partnership Events Summer 2015

The Morecambe Bay Partnership has published a newsletter giving details of events around the Bay. Covering August, September and October the impressive range of fascinating things to do includes Heritage Open Days, dates of 9 Beach Cleans, talks and guided walks on local heritage including archaeology, fishing, salt-making and marine life. The newsletter can be

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Coastal Revival Fund open for applications

Closes Monday 14th September 2015 The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is inviting bids for a share of up to £50,000 of the newly created £3 million Coastal Revival Fund, to be spent in the 2015/16 tax year. The Coastal Revival Fund has been created to jump start the revival of key heritage

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Historic North West Lido wins Coastal Heritage Photo Competion!

Congratulations to Susannah Bleakley of Morecambe Bay Partnership whose photograph of the historic 1930s Lido at Grange-over-Sands won the recent DCLG/English Heritage Coastal Heritage photograpy competition. Susannah’s striking photograph of the lido - the only salt water lido left in the North West – was shortlisted from over 1000 entries and received more than 3000 votes

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Vote now for your favourite coastal heritage photo!

Nearly 2000 entries were received for the recent DCLG/English Heritage ‘Celebrating Coastal Heritage’ competition and the 24 shortlisted entries are now open to the public vote. Photographse were shortlisted on the basis of those best capturing the heritage of the coast whilst reflecting a variety of subjects, different areas of the English coast and the photographers themselves.

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Celebrating our Coastal Heritage – Photo Competition!

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and English Heritage are running, jointly, a photography competition to celebrate our coastal heritage. The public is being asked to tweet photos of their treasured coastal heritage sites – be that a monument, pier or historic building. To enter tweet your photos to #HistoricCoast explain what the photo is of and

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