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The Solway Hoard visits Stranraer

The Solway Hoard comes to Creative Stranraer Hub. ADMISSION FREE Thursday 18 January to Saturday 3 February, 11am to 4pm, at Creative Stranraer Hub, 23 King Street, Stranraer Journey forward in time to the year 3023 when a hoard of rare and valuable plastic objects has been discovered. Visit the exhibition and discover the fascinating… Read more »

Have Your Say on the Future of the Solway Coast and the Local Marine Environment

Have your say on the future of the Solway coast and the local marine environment. People in Dumfries and Galloway are being invited to input into discussions about potential investment in the region’s marine ecosystems, as part of the Solway Coast and Marine Project (SCAMP), an ambitious 15-year project led by Dumfries and Galloway Council’s… Read more »

Solway Hoard of the Plastic Age Exhibition

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  A new exhibition at Kirkcudbright Galleries between 25th March and 16th April 2023 reveals a series of stories to explain the provenance of ‘treasures’ displayed in a museum set 1,000 years in the future. This stunning exhibition provides an opportunity to take a fresh look at the role plastic plays in our everyday lives…. Read more »

Job Opportunity – Severn Estuary Partnership Coastal Officer

Click here to learn more and apply for this vacancy. Closing Date: Thursday, 16 June 2022  Are you passionate about working with people to make a positive difference for the future of our coastal environment? An exciting new opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic Severn Estuary Partnership Coastal Officer to join the Severn Estuary… Read more »

Fisheries and Seafood Scheme Re-Launches in England

Fisheries and Seafood Scheme Re-Launches in England. The Fisheries and Seafood Scheme (FaSS) has just relaunched to help support the long-term sustainability, resilience, and prosperity of the seafood sector across England. Following the initial success of the scheme, which first opened last year, at least £6 million in funding has been secured every year until… Read more »

Wales Coast Explorer

A new free app has been launched today! The Wales Coast Explorer App gives access to details from all the regions along the coast of Wales. Features include:  Coastal guidance for reducing disturbance to seals, seabirds, & cetaceans  Information on the plants and animals you might see whilst exploring the coastline  The ability to report a sighting… Read more »

Job posts for Scottish East Coast Review

The Scottish East Coast Review (SEaCoR) is seeking a Project Officer and a Senior Project Officer. See the job description here; Job Description and Person Requirements SEaCoR. The Scottish East Coast Review brings together four Local Coastal Partnerships (LCPs) to gather, synthesise and enhance access to actionable knowledge of the current state and future needs… Read more »

World Seagrass Day

Happy World Seagrass Day! Seagrass is of vital importance to the marine environment and also provides us with a number of important ecosystem services. Here are some of the many benefits we gain from healthy seagrass beds;Seagrass roots help trap and stabilise seabed sediments, improving water quality and also helping buffer coastlines and reduce erosion…. Read more »