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.

Events & Notifications

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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Solent Forum - 17/3/2021

The Spring 2021 meeting of the Solent Forum will take place on 17 March 2021 via Zoom. It will commence at 10am. A meeting registration link will be sent to Solent Forum members.
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Solent Forum Chair Awarded MBE

Posted 05/01/2021 10:03

The Solent Forum are delighted to announce that the Chair, Peter Barham, was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honours for services to the maritime sector.

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Natural Capital and Water Quality in the Solent

Posted 18/12/2020 11:39

The Environment Agency and University of Portsmouth have published an excellent new report 'Valuing the Solent Marine Sites Habitats and Species: A Natural Capital Study of Benthic Ecosystem Services and how they Contribute to Water Quality Regulation.'

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