Tag Archives: heritage

North West Coastal Access June Update and Cultural Value of the Cumbrian Coast Survey

Natural England have produced their June update on progress in developing the English Coast Path on the North West’s coast. There is a lot more detail in this month’s update but a brief summary of status of each section is: Stretch 2: Whitehaven to Silecroft (51 km) – STAGE 5: ‘OPEN’ Stretch 3: Gretna to

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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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Consultation on Historic Environment Good Practice Advice in Planning

Closes 5th September English Heritage is currently seeking feedback on a series of recently published Good Practice Advice Notes aimed at helping local planning authorities, applicants, consultants,  and other interested parties to implement the historic environmental policy contained within the National Planning Policy Framework and related guidance. The Good Practice Advice Notes published in July 2014 are: Historic Environment

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Morecambe Bay Plays Host to Spectacular Outdoor Photography Exhibition

100 panels of stunning images of the UK’s wildlife and nature will be unveiled by Morecambe Bay Partnership in three locations around Morecambe Bay this summer. Part of the 2020VISION roadshow, this spectacular Street Gallery exhibition tells the story of why nature and wild places matter to each and every one of us. The images,

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