The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee has just produced the Stage 1 Report on the South of Scotland Enterprise Bill. The overall conclusions are that:- The Committee fully supports the creation of a new enterprise agency for the south of Scotland. The Committee supports the general principles of the Bill and recommends to the Parliament… Read more »
Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing has launched a national discussion paper setting out the Scottish Government’s vision for the future of fisheries. Mr Ewing is meeting with representatives from the local fishing community in Kirkwall, Orkney, on Monday in the first of a series of similar meetings across Scotland, which will allow individuals, businesses and communities… Read more »
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) online engagement runs until 29 March 2019. The MMO are engaging publicly on their work to date in the development of the north west marine plans (Iteration 3). This will provide stakeholders with an opportunity to input towards the development of marine plans in the north west area. The engagement… Read more »
Solway Firth Partnership is an independent charity that works to support a vibrant and sustainable local economy while respecting, protecting and celebrating the distinctive character, heritage and natural features of our marine and coastal area.
We do this by working with people on both sides of the Solway Firth and further afield on a wide range of projects. We also contribute to development of policies for management of the coast and sea. We aim to engage with as many people as possible to help ensure that local views shape the future of the area.
National Marine Plan Interactive (NMPi) is a tool designed by Marine Scotland to assist in the development of national and regional marine planning. NMPi allows you to view different types of information and, where appropriate, links have been provided to the related parts of Scotland’s Marine Atlas and will also be provided to the National Marine Plan in due course.