Category: Featured News

Consultation on River Basin Management Plan for Solway Tweed

It’s not too late to provide your feedback on the proposed update to the Solway Tweed river basin management plan. The deadline for responses to the consultation is 22 June 2021. This consultation provides you with an overview of the plan for the Solway Tweed River Basin District. It highlights the challenges to the river… Read more »

Happy World Ocean Day 2021

World Ocean Day in the Solway Visit the World Ocean Day Playlist here! Solway Firth Partnership won’t let World Ocean Day 2021 pass by without celebrating. We have gathered lots of videos to entertain and inform you this World Ocean Day. So you can celebrate the Solway whether you can visit the coast or not…. Read more »

D&G Eco Warriors Plan Beach Clean at Rascarrel Bay on Sunday 20 June

Volunteers are being sought to help clean-up a Stewartry beauty spot. Dumfries and Galloway Eco Warriors’ next beach clean will be at Rascarrel Bay which, they say, is in a “terrible state”. The clean will start at 11am on Sunday, June 20, and people should meet promptly at Auchencairn Primary to convoy down to the… Read more »

New Entrants to Fishing Funding

New entrants to fishing will be able to apply for funding towards the purchase of a second hand fishing vessel. The support is being made available through Marine Fund Scotland (MFS), with young fishers under the age of 40 able to apply for up to 75% of the purchase of an existing vessel with a… Read more »

Creel Marking Order Reminder from Marine Scotland

Creel Marking Order reminder from Marine Scotland. Marine Scotland is reminding fishers that creels deployed must have one or more marker buoy attached with the vessels’ PLN clearly displayed.  Marker buoys must be specifically designed for the marking of equipment in the water. Fleets of 10 or more creels must have one or more marker… Read more »

Spring / Summer Tidelines Now Out!

The Spring / Summer edition of Tidelines is now available. This edition features a great range of articles from the new Silloth to Allonby cycleway and the Cumbria Local Nature Recovery Strategy on the south Solway to the wildflowers on the Rhins and field names on the Borgue coast from the north Solway. To download… Read more »

Environment & Sustainability Lead Sought at Cumbria County Council

A new Environment & Sustainability Lead is being sought at Cumbria County Council. The Council is undertaking significant activity to support the mitigation of the impacts of Climate Change. Working with partners, the service is increasingly playing a role in developing and delivering meaningful initiatives and projects to support key areas including the Environment, Natural… Read more »

Have Your Say in the Dumfries and Galloway Shoreline Management Plan Consultation

Have your say in the Dumfries and Galloway Shoreline Management Plan Consultation. The Dumfries and Galloway Shoreline Management Plan is being updated to establish a robust, evidence based and sustainable approach for managing the risk of coastal flooding and erosion along our coastline. A series of engagement events is planned throughout the study period to… Read more »