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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.

Events & Notifications

Natural Environment Group - 22/11/17

The Solent Forum's Natural Environment Group will next meet on 22 November 2017 in Southampton. The meeting will commence at 10am and the venue is conference room 3 at Southampton City Council's Civic Centre. Southampton City Council, Civic Centre, Southampton, SO14 7LY. Read More

Solent Forum - 15/03/18

The spring meeting of the Solent Forum will take place on 15 March 2018 in Cowes, Isle of Wight. For full details please refer to our Forum meetings page. Read More

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Land Rover BAR install the UK's first Seabin

Posted 13/10/2017 11:43

Land Rover BAR have partnered with Seabin Pty to install the UK's first Seabin on the pontoon of the team's base in Portsmouth. The Seabin, an automated rubbish collection device, will sit alongside 1,000 oysters housed in protected cages on the dock, introduced as part of a scientific project and launched in 2015.

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Turning the plastic tide

Posted 14/09/2017 08:22

The Isle of Wight Council is working with volunteers and recycling company, TerraCycle, to recycle rigid plastic from Island beaches. Thanks to an innovative project, the waste collected from beaches on the Island is now being given a second life in the form of shampoo bottles made from up to 25 per cent recycled beach plastic; as well as recycled benches, waste bins and watering cans.

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