Tag Archives: Wales

Consultation – Whelk Management Measures 2020 – extension

Closes 1st November 2020 The Welsh Government is consulting on proposals to introduce: an authorisation scheme for licenced and registered UK vessels fishing for whelks (Buccinum undatum) with pots in the Welsh zone an annual limit on the total amount of whelk that can be taken from the Welsh zone a flexible monthly landing cap

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Consultation: Reducing single use plastic in Wales

Closes 22nd October 2020 The Welsh Government is seeking views on proposals to ban nine single use plastic products. The aim is to help address the environmental damage caused by inappropriate disposal of these products. Under the proposals businesses would be banned from providing these products to end users (consumers) in Wales. The items are

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Marine Area Statement for Wales

Natural Resources Wales have published 7 Area Statements, including one for the Welsh marine waters out to 12 nautical miles. These Statements have been developed with local partners to help to deliver sustainable management of natural resources at a place-based level and the Welsh Goverment’s Natural Resources Policy priorities of: Delivering nature-based solutions Increasing renewable

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Welsh National Marine Plan Implementation Guidance Published

The Welsh Government has published Implementation Guidance to accompany the Welsh National Marine Plan. The guidance provides more detail on policies within the plan, specific guidance on each plan policy and information on consenting requirements, governance, other legislation and definitions of terms used within the plan. The Implementation Guidance must be considered by any Public

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Welsh National Marine Plan Published

The Welsh Government has published the Welsh National Marine Plan – Wale’s first ever strategic plan for marine management. Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, said: “This is our first step in ensuring we utilise our seas to the best of their potential, without having a negative impact on our marine and

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Across the Sands of Dee 2019 Presentations and Workshop Summary

Across the Sands of Dee 2019 was an event delivered by the North West Coastal Forum as part of the Marine Management Organisation’s Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement project, funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund. It took place in Chester on 9th September 2019 and was well attended by cross-border stakeholders – those who have

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Booking now closed for Across the Sands of Dee 2019, Monday 9th September, Chester

Across the Sands of Dee 2019 is an exciting opportunity for people with an interest in the Dee Estuary and Liverpool Bay to gain insight into marine planning in advance of the consultation on the draft north west marine plans later this year, and to input their views into a developing National Lottery Heritage Fund

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Closed – consultation: Welsh National Strategy for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

Closed midnight, 16th September 2019 This is the second National Strategy on Flood and Costal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) for Wales, replacing the 2011 Strategy which has been prepared under the terms of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. The Welsh Government is seeking views on how it intends to manage the risk to

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Diary Date: Across the Sands of Dee 2019 Monday September 9th, Chester

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce the date of our forthcoming cross border marine planning workshop for the Dee Estuary and Liverpool Bay which will take place on Monday 9th September in Chester. The programme is currently in the process of being finalised and more information and a booking link will be

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Closed – consultation: Draft National Development Framework for Wales

Closed 1st November 2019. The National Development Framework (NDF) for Wales is a new development plan which will set the direction for development in Wales from 2020 to 2040.  It will replace the Wales Spatial Plan. The NDF sets out a strategy for addressing key national priorities through the planning system and should be read

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