Making the most of the North West Coast

About the Forum

The North West Coastal Forum is a multi-sector partnership bringing together coastal stakeholders from across the North West to promote and deliver sustainable management and use of our coastline…

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Workshop: Collaborative Coastal Projects in North West England 23rd February 2022

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce we are holding a half-day workshop on collaborative coastal projects in North West England on…

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Survey: What’s Happening on the North West Coast 2022?

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce it’s receiving funding through the Championing Coastal Coordination fund to create a comprehensive ‘What’s Happening…

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North West Marine Plan Monitoring Survey

Closing date: 7 March 2022 The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is carrying out surveys on each of the marine plans (North West, North East,…

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WAMM: A Collaborative Approach to Coastal Management – webinar: 2nd March

Connecting coastal and upstream environments Organised by: The Catchment Based Approach & Coastal Partnership Network The WAMM (Wholescape Approach to Marine Management) project was…

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Consultation: Draft River Basin Management Plans

Consultation closes 22nd April 2022 The Environment Agency is consulting on  updating the river basin management plans that fall entirely within England  along with…

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Closed – Consultation: Draft Flood Risk Management Plans

Closed 23:45 21st January 2022 The Environment Agency is consulting on draft Flood Risk Management Plans (FRMPs) for England. These are strategic plans setting…

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The Future and Changing Context of the Irish Sea in the 2020s

Over the summer of 2020 the Irish Sea Maritime Forum, supported by the University of Liverpool, conducted an online survey to develop a comprehensive…

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Nature Positive 2030 Report Published

The five statutory nature conservation bodies of the UK – Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Natural England, Natural Resources Wales, NatureScot and the Northern Ireland…

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Closed – Consultation: Best Practice Guidance for Developing Compensatory Measures in Relation to Marine Protected Areas

Consultation closes 11:45pm on 30 September 2021 DEFRA is seeking views on best practice guidance for developing compensatory measures in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs),…

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Future of Seaside Towns – Updated Government Response to House of Lords Select Committee Report

The Government has published – in June 2021 – an updated government response to the House of Lords Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns…

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