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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Call for evidence: Seafood and Meat Exports to the EU: EFRA Committee Inquiry

Closes Friday 19th February 2021 Since Brexit there has been a range of disruption, delays and, in the case of some products such as…

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Consultation: Dee River Basin Management Plan 2021-2027

Closes 22nd June 2021 Natural Resources Wales have opened a consultation to seek views on the issues impacting upon the water environment in the…

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Sea-Changers Coastal Fountain Fund 2021

Application deadline: 15th March 2021 Sea-Changers has announced a new round of funding, following the successful introduction of the Coastal Fountain Fund in 2020.…

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Coastal Access – Birkenhead to the Welsh Border – Opportunity to Comment

Closes midnight, Wednesday 10th February 2021 On Wednesday 16th December 2020 Natural England submitted reports to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural…

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North West Fisheries Byelaw Consultations

Both consultations close Friday 5th March 2021. The North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NWIFCA) has approved and made 2 new byelaws and,…

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Plover Rovers – Talking the Coast 2021

The Plover Rovers are a newly established science communication charity focusing on bringing marine science and coastal communities together. Their 2021 “Talking the Coast”…

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England Coast Path – North West Section Added to National Trails Website

The National Trails website has been updated and includes a section dedicated to the coast path in the North West. The site provides general…

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Impact of Brexit on Shellfisheries Exports (Bivalves)

The inshore waters of North West England support a thriving and diverse shellfish industry but in the last few days it has emerged that…

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Coastal Access in North West England – January 2021 Update

Natural England has published an update on coastal access in North West England. There are currently 61 km of the England Coast Path open…

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English and Welsh Bathing Waters Classifications 2020

England: Defra normally releases updated Bathing Water Classifications in November each year, however the 2020 results have not been published due to the pandemic…

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