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HRH The Countess of Wessex visits Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley

Posted 12/11/2018 18:21

HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO visited the newly renovated Chapel at Royal Victoria Country Park on 12 November, to mark its formal opening, and unveil a plaque which will be placed on the original hospital foundation stone.

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New Fisheries Bill Introduced

Posted 25/10/2018 11:47

Legislation creating the powers the UK needs to operate as an independent coastal state after leaving the EU was introduced into Parliament on 25 October 2018.

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Further Investment at the Port of Southampton

Posted 23/10/2018 09:47

A £12 million package of investment to support further growth in the cruise sector is due to begin in October at the Port of Southampton.

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Defra Plastics Consultation

Posted 22/10/2018 11:34

Defra are consulting on proposals to ban the distribution and/or sale of plastic straws, plastic - stemmed cotton buds and plastic drink stirrers in England.

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Trafalgar Day

Posted 22/10/2018 09:57

Trafalgar Day is the most important day in the calendar of HMS Victory, the oldest commissioned warship in the world. Each year on 21 October a ceremony is held on board Victory marking the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, a battle which defined the Age of Sail and which sealed British dominion of the seas for a hundred years.

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Commercial Fisheries Brexit Note

Posted 19/10/2018 16:50

Commercial fishing is included in the latest batch of technical notices on how various sectors would be affected if the UK leaves the EU without a deal in March 2019.

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Dredging and Disposal of Contaminated Sediment

Posted 28/09/2018 13:31

Young CEDA (the young professionals arm of the Central Dredging Association) are putting on a half day seminar around Dredging and Disposal of contaminated sediment on the 9th October at the ICE London.

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£6 million awarded to successful coastal projects in first wave of funding

Posted 17/09/2018 09:38

Sixteen successful ‘Fast Track’ projects are receiving a share of £6 million Coastal Communities Fund money to help deliver sustainable growth and jobs across the Great British Coast.

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Final call for beach lovers to join 25th annual coastal clean up

Posted 22/08/2018 15:33

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says it hopes more people than ever before will take part in the 25th Great British Beach Clean (14th - 17th September) - an annual event run by MCS.

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Shipping Minister opens Portsmouth’s new £9m linkspan

Posted 21/08/2018 09:44

Portsmouth International Port's new £9m linkspan has been officially opened by Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani MP.

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South Marine Plans Adopted

Posted 17/07/2018 13:41

The Government has now adopted England’s South Marine Plan, which brings a new approach to managing the seas between Kent and Devon.

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