Taw Torridge Estuary Forum

Rose Cottage
EX31 3HU

Contact: Tony Pratt
Tel: 01271371340
Email: tonyp@tiscali.co.uk
Web: www.ttef.org.uk

Type of partnership: Neutral, broad-based and honest broker role.
Marine Plan Area: 8. South West Inshore

  • Act as a consultee body to both District Councils, Devon County Council, the Environment Agency, and any other body requiring information on the estuary
  • Comment upon plans, such as the Shoreline Management Plans, Local Environment Agency Plans, Oil Pollution Plans, District Local Plans, County Structure Plans, etc., as required.
  • Comment upon planning applications and environmental statements with relevance to the estuary
  • Represent members interests on bodies such as the Joint Advisory Committee of the Northern Devon Coast & Countryside Service, and the Braunton Burrows Biosphere Reserve, etc.
  • Liaise closely with the Northern Devon Coast & Countryside Service and the Taw/Torridge Estuary Officer (when appointed), particularly in the preparation and updating of the Taw/Torridge Estuary Management Plan.
  • Reflect our members concerns; bringing these concerns to the attention of the relevant bodies.
  • Resolve conflicts between member organisations, and between outside agencies and our member organisations.
  • Act as a lobby group, where necessary.
  • Inform and educate our member organisations concerning estuary matters and the rights of other estuary users.

Core ServicesAdditional Services
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Communication - dissemination of the relevant information
  • Community engagement and awareness raising
  • Providing a central point of contact for coastal issues
Core PurposesDesignations

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