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WAMM outputs – Coastal Data Explorer, Policy & Legislation StoryMap and Workshop Presentations

The Wholescape Approach to Marine Management ‘WAMM’ project, which supports a more collaborative approach between Coastal and CaBA partnerships to build knowledge and expertise to enhance delivery for the coastal and estuarine environment nationwide, is nearing its conclusion and a range of useful outputs are now available (see link below). Coastal Data Explorer: The Coastal

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Closed – Vote now to help Morecambe Bay Partnership win funding for their ‘Clear the Bay by Day’ Project

Voting closed 12 noon, Thursday 22nd October. Morecambe Bay Partnership has entered a competition being run by the European Outdoor Conservation Association and urgently needs your vote to ensure success. Morecambe Bay Partnership’s Chief Executive Susannah Bleakley said “We have just 1 week to get 1000’s of votes to  turn the tide on plastic. We are the

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Wholescape Approach to Marine Management North West and South West Regional Workshop September 22nd 2020

Update – event finished. Funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, and managed by The Rivers Trust and the Coastal Partnerships Network, the Wholescape Approach to Marine Management ‘WAMM’ project aims to support a more collaborative approach between Coastal and Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) partnerships to enhance delivery for the coastal and estuarine environment

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Morecambe Bay Cycle Way wins Cumbria Tourism Award for Tourism Experience of the Year

On 21st June Morecambe Bay Partnership picked up the coveted Cumbria Tourism Award for Tourism Experience of the Year 2017 for the Bay Cycle Way. The Bay Cycle Way developed by Morecambe Bay Partnership in partnership with Sustrans, is part of the National Cycle Network and connects Walney Island to Glasson, just south of Lancaster. Funded

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Date for your diary: Morecambe Bay Partnership Conference, 5th April 2017, Grange-over-Sands

Morecambe Bay Partnership has announced the date of its 2017 conference, which this year takes place in Grange-over-Sands. This news was reported as part of their December 2016 newsletter which covers information on a new electric bike network along the Bay Cycle way. The newsletter which is available here also details upcoming events and training

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Morecambe Bay Shifting Sands Symposium – 18th & 19th July 2016

Morecambe Bay Partnership is hosting a two day ‘Shifting Sands Symposium’ to be held on the 18th and 19th July in Kendal, Cumbria. The symposium will explore the management and monitoring of sand dunes and shingle around Morecambe bay with site visits to Walney Island the Fylde coast. The event is ran by a partnership which

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North West Coast Connections Undertake Marine Surveys Under Morecambe Bay

The National Grid are currently undertaking major marine surveys in Morecambe Bay to gather information for the North West Coast Connections project. The project aims to create a tunnel between Heysham power station in Lancashire and Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria to directly route electricity cables. This route corridor is needed to accommodate energy created by the new nuclear power

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Understanding Morecambe Bay – Spring and Summer Events by Morecambe Bay Partnership

Morecambe Bay Partnership are hosting numerous events this summer ranging from a ‘Eider Courtship Walk‘ and ‘Wildlife Taster Days‘ to  sessions on ‘Incredible Edibles: Coastal Foraging‘. In order to help understand more about the heritage of the bay, MBP are running ‘Archaeological Geophysical survey training‘ days taking place between 25th and 29th April and an ‘Archaeology Festival: Rediscovering

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Morecambe Bay Cycle Way – Highly Commended in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016

Huge congratulations once again to the Morecambe Bay Partnership on the wonderful Bay Cycle Way which, following its local success last year in the Lancashire Tourism Awards, has now been recognised nationally at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016. The Bay Cycle Way was Highly Commended in the Tourism Experience of the Year category at the

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Bay Cycle Way wins Best Visitor Experience at the Lancashire Tourism Awards!

Huge congratulations to Susannah Bleakley and her team at Morecambe Bay Partnership and their partners, Sustrans for achieving this wonderful accolade to their hard work and dedication in creating a new / enhanced visitor experience around Morecambe Bay! Susannah,  Executive Director, and Janet Barton, 700 Days Coordinator of Morecambe Bay Partnership collected the award at the

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