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 - 20/03/19

The spring meeting of the Solent Forum will take place on 20 March 2019 in Portsmouth. For full details please refer to our Forum meetings page. Read More

Natural Environment Group - April 2019

The Solent Forum's Natural Environment Group will next meet on Wednesday 3rd April 2019, at Hampshire County Council in Winchester. Read More

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Harvesting the seashore: the impacts and management of inter-tidal fisheries

Posted 21/01/2019 16:22

Applications are invited for a fully-funded (international students only) three year UK PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based at the Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Portsmouth and will be supervised by Dr Gordon Watson, Dr Roger Herbert (Bournemouth University) and Dr Steve Mitchell.

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Fine to Flush – a major new development in the fight against fatbergs

Posted 11/01/2019 11:40

The fight against fatbergs has received a major boost with the publication of a new official standard identifying which wet wipes can be flushed down toilets safely.

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