Category: Current News

Vacancy for State of the East Coast Review (SEaCoR) Project Manager

A new post has been developed to carry out a review of the Scottish East Coast. Four Coastal Partnerships (Forth Estuary, Tay Estuary, East Grampian and Moray Firth) have come together to update and expand on previous studies. SEaCoR will have two stages; firstly discovery and data gathering from as wide a collection of stakeholders… Read more »

Consultation on the draft Scottish Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy and Sustainability Appraisal

Consultation on the draft Scottish Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy and Sustainability Appraisal (including Strategic Environmental Assessment, Habitats Regulations Appraisal and Socio Economic Impact Assessment) Consultation on the draft Scottish Sectoral Marine Plan has now commenced and will run for a period of 14 weeks, until Wednesday 25th March 2020. This consultation includes… Read more »

Solway, Border and Eden LEADER – Call for Projects Priority 2

The Solway, Border & Eden Local Action Group has secured an extension allowing returned funds to be reallocated to new projects and is now in a position to launch a Call for Projects under Priority 2 – Support for micro and small businesses (non-agricultural) and farm diversification. This Call aims to fully utilise all remaining… Read more »

Vacancy for NE Marine & Coastal Lead Adviser (includes Solway)

Natural England are seeking a Marine & Coastal Lead Advisor who will play an integral part in Cumbria’s marine and coastal work. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a beautiful coastline that is highly designated for its conservation value. You will have a broad range of responsibilities from the Solway Firth on the… Read more »

MMO Recruiting Board Members for North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority

The Marine Management Organisation has opened recruitment for the three vacant authority member posts on the North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NWIFCA). Members of the IFCA contribute their knowledge and experience to provide sustainable management of the inshore marine area of their IFCA district. They guide the IFCA to deliver its mandate under… Read more »

New Solway Coast AONB Management Plan Now Out in Draft

Have your say on the new Solway Coast AONB Management Plan Over the last 6 months the Solway Coast AONB team have consulted widely to find out what people value about the Solway Coast AONB and the priorities for those who live, work, visit and look after this special place. They have listened carefully to… Read more »

Cumbria Coastal Strategy Consultation – not too late to have your say!

Cumbria Coastal Strategy Consultation – it’s not too late to have your say! Cumbria County Council (CCC) is working with the Cumbria Coast Protection Authorities (District Councils) and the Environment Agency, to develop a strategy for the future management of the coast from Arnside to the Scottish Border. This project is being funded by the… Read more »

Great British Beach Clean Report for 2019 Now Out

Between the 20 – 23 September this year, over 10,800 volunteers took part in 437 beach cleans and litter surveys all over the UK, working together to clear an incredible 10,833kg of litter from our coastline. A massive thank you from Marine Conservation Society (MCS) to everyone that was involved. Although MCS found an overall… Read more »

One Side Lies the Sea, a new Theatre Production

A THEATRE BY THE LAKE AND PENTABUS CO-PRODUCTION ‘One Side Lies the Sea’ Directed by Sophie Motley Showing from Fri 27 March to Sat 18 April at the Theatre by the Lake at Keswick. We’ve been on a journey around rural coastal Britain and we’ve met some astonishing people along the way – this production… Read more »

The National Lottery’s 25th birthday!

About #CelebrateNationalLottery25 The National Lottery are marking The National Lottery’s 25th birthday by bringing people together. They’re offering people and communities with great ideas the chance to receive a grant between £100 and £1,000. If you have an idea for an event or community activity or even if you want to buy something, that will… Read more »