The Solent Forum

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The Solent Forum is an independent coastal partnership, established in 1992 to develop a greater understanding among the many local and harbour authorities, user groups, marine businesses and agencies involved in planning and management of the Solent. It assists and advises them in carrying out their functions. The Forum now has over 50 members organisations representing a wide range of sectors. Download the Solent Forum brochure.

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Solent Forum Working Arrangements in response to COVID-19

Forum staff will continue to maintain the Forum’s core service with staff working from home. We can contact members by telephone or Microsoft Teams video conferencing.
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SEMS Management Group - 24/9/2020

The SEMS Management Group will meet on 24th September 2020 in Southampton. The venue will be ABP Offices at Ocean Gate if we can meet in person, otherwise we will undertake discussions digitally. Read More

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Government Confirms Watersports can go Ahead

Posted 13/05/2020 14:54

In guidance issued on 13 May, Government have confirmed that;“All forms of water sports practiced on open waterways, including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, rowing, kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding and the use of privately-owned motorised craft are allowed.”

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Natural England Publishes Updated Climate Change Adaptation Manual

Posted 28/04/2020 11:01

This Adaptation Manual is a resource to support practical and pragmatic decision-making, by bringing together recent science, experience and case studies, and is intended to be an accessible entry point to a range of available resources and tools.

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