Annual Forum 2016 – Durham 9-10 November

!!FULL PROGRAMME AND BOOKING AVAILABLE NOW!! In this ever changing world Coastal Partnerships provide a key role on our coasts with so much to celebrate and so many challenges to come. Our Annual Forum provides the time to gather, share and learn. This year our Annual Forum will be held in Durham on 9th and 10th November 2016. The… [ Read More ]

2015 Annual Coastal Partnerships Forum 17th & 18th November 2015 – Programme and booking available now!

We return to Bristol ten years on from our first Coastal Partnerships Network event. The CPN Annual Forum is the national continuing professional development event for Coastal Partnership Officers and members of their Steering Groups or Boards, partner bodies and others with an interest in coast. It provides up to date information on the latest… [ Read More ]

2014 Annual Forum Presentations

We are pleased to be able to publish all the presentations given at our Forum. A BIG thank you to all for allowing these to be published. 1. Morecambe Bay Partnership – Susannah Bleakley &  MBPs ad that appears in local cinemas – a great example of what is possible. 2. Marine Planning Progress & Social… [ Read More ]

Programme avaible, register now – Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum 2014: 4th & 5th November, Grange-over-Sands

We are delighted to announce that the Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum – the national CPD event for Coastal Partnership Officers, their Board and Steering Group members and the organisations that work in partnership with them – is being on 4th and 5th November in Grange-over-Sands. The conference will feature key policy updates and partnership news… [ Read More ]

An Action Plan for the Coastal Partnerships Network has been produced using the outputs of the workshop sessions which took place at the Annual Forum 2013. The Action Plan – for adoption – covers outward facing activity such as representation and championing coastal partnerships, sharing best practice, and internal business activity such as developing professional… [ Read More ]

Call for papers – ICE Coastal Management 2015

The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) 8th Coastal Management Conference will take place in September 2015, in the Netherlands. Coastal Management 2015 – Changing Coasts, Changing Climate, Changing Minds seeks papers on top international coastal projects that offer practical learning, innovative and integrated solutions, and encourage new ways of understanding and managing our coasts. Occurring every… [ Read More ]

CPN Newsletter – Spring 2014

The Spring 2014 Coastal Partnerships Network newsletter is available to download below. It contains a round up of Coastal Partnerships Network activity including the meeting with the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment, George Eustice, MP in March, together with our work on development of the Coastal Partnerships Network Action Plan, national meetings we have representation at… [ Read More ]

Proposed Framework Directive on Marine Spatial Planning & Integrated Coastal Management

The European Commission proposed an MSP & ICM Directive in March 2013. Since then is has been the subject of discussion in committees of the European Parliament and Council; both of whom have to agree for the Directive to go ahead.  The European Council has recently adopted a version of the proposed Directive which has… [ Read More ]

Annual Forum 2013 – Southampton – Presentations

With thanks to all our speakers, please find presentations below: Introduction to the Solent – Janet McHugh Local Government Association Coastal Special Interest Group – Cllr Andy Smith – Chair Progress with English Coastal Planning – Mel Nichols – MMO Coastal Acccess – Neil Constable – Natural England Footprints In The Sand – Tony Child… [ Read More ]

Baseline Report on Developing Partnership Working at the Coast

A new report commisioned by the Marine Management Organisation looking at coastal partnerships around England has been published. The report was compiled by the Coastal Partnerships Network and published by the MMO. A total of 40 of the existing partnerships around the English coast contributed to the report, which sets out their spatial coverage in relation to… [ Read More ]

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