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Welcome to Morecambe Bay course – training to boost the visitor economy

Welcome to Morecambe Bay course – training to boost the visitor economy

‘Welcome to Morecambe Bay’, a new, bespoke customer-service training course, is taking place for the first time in Cumbria on Tuesday 13 May at the Forum in Barrow with further courses taking place over the next 12 months.  The one-day training course combines customer care with product knowledge so that visitors get the best possible

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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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Exciting Times for the Morecambe Bay Partnership!

The Morecambe Bay Partnership has a great new website and e-newsletter which you can sign up to online (see the link below).  As well as information about MBP, its staff, partners and project and all the latest Partnership news and events the site contains an interactive map of the Bay including events, places of interest, viewpoints

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Morecambe Bay Partnership secures £1.9 million for major new initiative to protect and celebrate the Bay’s rich heritage

Communities, natural habitats and historic sites around Morecambe Bay are set to benefit over the next five years, thanks to a £1.9 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The funding has been confirmed for Morecambe Bay Partnership’s Headlands to Headspace scheme, which will support communities to restore, enhance and celebrate the natural and cultural

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Funding for coastal communities increased

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, announced last month that the Coastal Communities Fund for next year will be increased by 5% from last year, and be worth £29 million.  The scheme will also be extended to 2016 to allow even more coastal communities in the UK to benefit. The Coastal Communities Fund

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Morecame Bay benefits from latest round of Coastal Communities Fund

On 11th February Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announced the latest round of successful projects which will get financial support from the Coastal Communities Fund. Following on from the success of Barrow in last summer’s first round, Cumbria County Council and Morecambe Bay Partnership have been awarded £490,000 to stimulate sustainable economic growth in the Morecambe

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Morecambe Bay Nature Improvement Area

An application submitted by the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to designate Morecambe Bay a Nature Improvement Area (NIA) has been successful, bringing a further £610k to the area. The Morecambe Bay Limestones and Wetlands Nature Improvement Area is the only NIA in the north of England, and one of only 12 successful

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