Category: Current News

Join Solway Coast AONB Workparty, Crosscanonby to Maryport Cycleway Verge

Join the Solway Coast AONB Volunteers for a Workparty plug planting along the Crosscanonby to Maryport Cycleway Verge on Monday 1 November. The group will be starting, and meeting, where the Crosscanonby Road joins the B5300. The highest priority job is plug planting as part of the Get Cumbria Buzzing Project. Any queries about the… Read more »

EcoArt’s Environmental Signalling Flag/ Tall Ship Project

EcoArt’s environmental signalling flag/ tall ship project at Palnackie on 30 October. Join the celebratory flag raising parade and ceremony followed by live music, food and art at Palnackie on 30 October. Environmental signalling flags have been made by the coastal communities around Dalbeattie, Auchencairn and Palnackie and these will be raised on the tallship… Read more »

Tidelines Winter 2021 Now Available Online

Tidelines Winter 2021 Now Available Online. The latest edition of Tidelines is now available online as a downloadable pdf and will be printed shortly. Download at Tidelines Winter  2021 or click on the front cover below

Notice to Mariners of Cable work in Irish Sea west of Portpatrick

Notice to Mariners of cable work in the Irish Sea, west of Portpatrick. Global Marine will be conducting the installation of the Scot-NI 3 and Scot-NI 4 Telecommunications cables in Scottish and Northern Irish waters on behalf of British Telecommunications plc during the period 01/11/2021 to 20/12/2021. The chart below shows the proposed cable routes… Read more »

Marine Scotland New Vacancies

Marine Scotland have a number of new vacancies now being advertised. These vacancies (among others) include: Senior Policy Officer – National Marine Planning Senior Policy Officer – Sectoral Marine Planning Policy Officer – Sectoral Marine Planning Marine Licensing & Consenting Casework Manager Renewables Advice Officer

Dumfries and Galloway Shoreline Management Plan Actions Published

Dumfries and Galloway Council have now published individual Action Plan docs and Preferred Policy Statements for each section of the coast in the DG Shoreline Management Plan. You can visit the virtual room to have a look at the documents and provide your feedback. Click here to visit the virtual room

Solway Firth Partnership AGM – Join us at 5.30pm on Thursday 18 November 2021

Solway Firth Partnership will be holding their AGM at 5.30pm on Thursday 18 November 2021. We will hold the Solway Firth Partnership (SFP) AGM live online at 5.30pm on Thursday 18 November. This will be followed by an opportunity to ask the staff any questions about SFP work over the past year. A pre-recorded staff… Read more »

Wild Goose Festival Back for 2nd Year!

Wild Goose Festival is back for its second year with a fantastic collection of inspiring family-friendly activities and events. The week-long festival runs from 16th – 23rd October, uniting art, literature, culture, community, and nature through a series of activities from interactive storytelling, nature walks, conversations, and creative events. The festival is supported by Dumfries… Read more »

Cabinet Approval for Workington Port Masterplan

Cabinet Approval has just now been given for the Workington Port Masterplan. Cumbria County Council’s Cabinet unanimously agreed to endorse the new masterplan for the Port of Workington on Thursday 23 September. The purpose of the masterplan is to identify opportunities to support the continued sustainable development of the Port through new business opportunities and… Read more »

A New Stretch of the England Coast Path is officially launched in Cumbria

A new stretch of the England Coast Path is officially launched in Cumbria. The new stretch covers over 52km (almost 33 miles) of trails from Whitehaven to Silecroft and includes the Solway Coast from Whitehaven to St Bees Head. The Solway attractions include: The historic Georgian town of Whitehaven – reputed to be the inspiration… Read more »