Category: Current News

Coastal Conversations – Historic Farmsteads on the Solway

Coastal Conversations: Historic Farmsteads on the Solway Following the success of the first Coastal Conversation held by Solway Firth Partnership and the Solway Coast AONB, the second in the series will be held on Thursday 3 December at 6.30pm. This webinar will delve into the history of farmstead development across the Solway Firth, comparing farmsteads… Read more »

Creel Marking Order in Scotland

The Creel Marking Order was brought into Scotland in summer 2020. This Order introduces requirements for the marking of creels. The Order extends to Scotland and applies to territorial sea adjacent to Scotland. The Order is made in accordance with Article 19 of Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council… Read more »

To: All Fishing Vessel Owners in Scotland

To: All Fishing Vessel Owners in Scotland EU Exit – Registration and Inspection of Fishing Vessels Action Required – Contact your Local Authority as soon as possible If your catch is exported, either directly or indirectly, to any EU Member State at the end of the “Transition Period” set for 31st December 2020, you must… Read more »

As a Fisher in Cumbria are you ready for 1 January 2021?

If you are a Fisher in Cumbria join the MMO to find out how to prepare for 1 January 2021. On 1 January 2021, the UK will begin new trading relationships with the EU and the rest of the world. The MMO have been listening to our marine and fishing industries and adapting accordingly. While… Read more »

Watch SFP Staff Updates on YouTube

The SFP AGM was held on Friday 6 November. The attendees had a preview of the staff updates, showcasing the work carried out over the last year. Ranging from enhancing access around Kirkcudbright Bay and producing a Cumbrian Solway Good Beach Guide to publishing Socio-economic reports for both the English and Scottish Solway. There’s also some great… Read more »

Salt on the Solway Webinar Available Now

The Solway Coast AONB and the Solway Firth Partnership are presenting a series of webinars that focus on cross border topics such as salt making, military history, dynamic dunes and farmsteads. The first talk of the series, ‘Salt on the Solway’, has now taken place and was fully booked! It focused on the Solway’s salt… Read more »

Tidelines Winter 2020 Issue Now Out!

The latest edition of Tidelines is now out! SFP will not be printing the Winter 2020 edition of Tidelines due to the covid-19 restrictions but we have got lots of interesting updates from around the Solway in our downloadable pdf. Just click on the image below.  

What’s your experience of the draft North West Marine Plans?

What’s your experience of the Draft North West Marine Plans? The MMO want to hear from you! Are you a decision maker or a proponent in the north west marine plan areas? Or do you have experience of using the Marine Plans in another capacity, or a strong interest in Marine Planning in England? On… Read more »

Solway Coast AONB Volunteer Workparty Postponed due to Lockdown!

********Please note – this event is postponed due to the new lockdown in England****** The Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) will be undertaking a path restoration project on Wed 4th and Thu 5th Nov at Crosscanonby Carr Nature Reserve. They will need as many hands as possible to help. There are jobs… Read more »

Scottish Solway Site SW1 Dropped from Scottish Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy

The Solway block SW1 has been dropped as a possible development site in the Scottish Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy Following consideration of the assessment contained within the Sustainability Appraisal and the views submitted during consultation, Scottish Ministers have chosen not to progress SW1 as a Plan Option at this time. In the… Read more »