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Drone Footage over the line of the old Solway Viaduct

Jamie Grant recently flew a drone from Annan to Bowness on Solway, the route across the viaduct that his grandfather used to walk many years ago when Scotland had a Sunday alcohol ban.

Buds in beautiful places – A call for help!

As we near the last week of the UK Government’s Public consultation on the proposals to ban the sale and distribution of plastic stemmed cotton buds in England Nurdle HQ want to have one last push to show those who are not yet convinced why we need this legislation. The public have until the 3rd… Read more »

The Irish Sea Centre Meets the Irish Sea Maritime Forum

On October 22nd, the Department for Enterprise hosted the first meeting between the locally-based Irish Sea Centre (ISC) and Members of the Steering Group of the Irish Sea Maritime Forum (ISMF), together with representatives from the Department for Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA), the Irish Sea Rim, the Manx Wildlife Trust, UNESCO Biosphere Isle of… Read more »

AONB Volunteer Work Party at Mawbray Banks on Thursday 22 November

Join the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) staff on a work party at Mawbray Banks on Thursday 22 November. The team will be gorse cutting so dress appropriately and bring a packed lunch along. Meet at the Main car park, opposite Mawbray Village turn off from coast road. Volunteering with the Solway… Read more »

Photographic Exhibition of the Solway Firth

An exhibition from local and regional photographers will be held at Shambellie House , New Abbey, Dumfries. From 15 Nov to 29 Nov 2018 an exhibition from local and regional photographers will be held at Shambellie House , New Abbey, Dumfries.  The venue will be open from 10.30am to 4.00pm each day. Christine Eltherington will also be… Read more »

MMO Marine Planning Newsletter Oct 2018

Following stakeholder feedback and the outputs of the sustainability appraisal the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) have identified the preferred options for each marine plan area. Over the summer months they have been refining the draft policy text and developing the supporting text to explain the context and how the policies should be implemented. This involved… Read more »