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Island Planning Strategy Development Plan Consultation

Posted 03/12/2018 21:00

The Isle of Wight Council has prepared a draft Island Planning Strategy Development Plan Document and accompanying documents for public consultation.

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UK Climate Projections 2018 study

Posted 26/11/2018 13:34

In its first major update on climate change in almost 10 years, the Met Office has warned of significant temperature rises in the decades ahead. The UK Climate Projections 2018 study is the most up to date assessment of how the UK will change over this century.

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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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