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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 - 27/4/17

The Solent Forum's Natural Environment Group will next meet on 27 April 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 Matters: Past, Present and Future - 10/5/17

The Solent Forum will host a conference on 10th May 2017 which will be called “Solent Matters: Past, Present and Future”. This conference is part of the Forum's 25th anniversary celebrations.
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Major New Investment at Fawley

Posted 04/04/2017 11:22

Hampshire's biggest heavy industrial site has seen a £28m investment. ExxonMobil has pumped the cash into Fawley Refinery where they have built a new plant to produce Isopar products – described as a “new family” of solvents – which are used as a base in paints, inks, air fresheners and cosmetics.

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Island coastal studies planned

Posted 04/04/2017 11:38

The Isle of Wight Council is to undertake two studies to understand the future coastal erosion and coastal flood defence needs of Sandown Bay and Ventnor.

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