Month: August 2020

Irish Sea Survey 2020 Open until end of August

The Irish Sea Survey 2020 is open until the end of August. Responses to this survey are welcome from all sectors and communities around the Irish Sea. The Irish Sea Maritime Forum, supported by the University of Liverpool, is conducting an Irish Sea-wide survey to look to the future and the changing context of the… Read more »

New Report Shows Recreational Sea Anglers Want Their Voice Heard

Recreational sea anglers are calling for greater consideration of their needs and better regulation of commercial fishing practices, says new study. The report by Substance and Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas), funded by Defra, has provided insight into what recreational sea anglers value most when considering fisheries management. Recreational sea anglers want… Read more »

Crown Estate Scotland Launches New Fund

Crown Estate Scotland has just launched a new fund designed to support local regeneration and sustainable development around Scotland’s coast. The Sustainable Communities Fund is made up of two different programmes. Total investment across the two programmes could reach £750,000 over the next three years. The Community Capacity Grants Programme is open to all communities… Read more »

Two projects Set to Transform Whitehaven Harbour

Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners are leading on a multi-million pound programme to make Whitehaven the tourism capital of the Cumbrian coastline. A £3.6 million coastal activities centre called ‘The Edge’ is being funded by Sellafield Ltd and the Coastal Communities Fund. Work on the project began earlier this month and is expected to open its doors in… Read more »