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Coastal Community Teams to Help Revive England’s Seaside Towns

The Goverment has announced the creation of 116 Coastal Community Teams with the provision of more than £1 million, funding an additional 104 further Coastal Community Teams on top of 12 existing pilots. The Coastal Community Teams initiative has been created to help revive coastal towns and bring jobs, growth and prosperity to coastal areas. The teams bring

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Halton Council successful in lease application for Mersey Gateway Bridge Project

Halton Council have been successful in their lease application to the Crown Estate for a foreshore area within the Mersey Estuary.The area is to be utilized within the £600 million Mersey Gateway Bridge Project. The leased area is valued at £800,000 within a single payment. Construction of the bridge is part of the Mersey Gateway Project,

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New artwork for Cleveleys’ Promenade

The latest artwork as part of the ‘Cleveleys Mythological Coastline’ project is now in place.  The ‘Giant Ogre’s Paddle’ is 9.2m long, carved from a tropical hardwood called purple heart timber, was installed on Cleveleys Promenade on 12th September 2013.  The project secured grant funding through the national Sea Change project and aims to regenerate

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Saltmarsh habitat replenishment report published by The Crown Estate

The Crown Estate has published a report on phase II of the project to replenish the saltmarsh habitat behind the breakwaters at Lymington Harbour.  The habitat replenishment scheme was designed to pump sediment dredged from the Yacht Haven during maintenance activities, up onto the existing saltmarsh, in an attempt to raise the mud levels.  After

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UNESCO Officials Deliver Report on Liverpool’s World Heritage

A delegation of UNESCO officials have published a report detail their recommendations on the World Heritage Status of Liverpool, following a visit in November to assess the impact of proposed developments in the city’s docklands. The delegation reported positively on the impact of completed projects, the new Liverpool Museum and the Mann Island, which have invigorated

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UNSECO inspectors to visit Liverpool World Heritage Site

UNESCO staff are visiting Liverpool this week (Monday Nov. 14) on a 3-day monitoring trip to assess the impact of a skyscraper regeneration scheme in the city’s docklands. Planning documents for the Liverpool Waters redevelopment scheme have been submitted, and concerns have been raised that the status of the city’s waterfront World Heritage Site would be in jeopardy should planning permission be

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Coastal Engineering Solutions March 2010 Conference Report

Durham Heritage Coast wins UK Landscape Award

In late 2010, the Durham Heritage Coast was voted the UK’s best landscape in the inaugural UK Landscape Awards. Over a century of coal waste tipping had endowed the coastline with notorious black beaches, but since being awarded Heritage Coast status in 2001, it has undergone a huge transformation. Thanks to the clean-up program ‘Turning

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