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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

SEMS Management Group - 20/9/17

The Solent European Marine Sites Management Group will next meet on 20 September 2017. The meeting will take place in Southampton. Read More

Solent Forum - 11/10/17

The autumn meeting of the Solent Forum will take place on 11 October 2017 in Portsmouth. For full details please refer to our Forum meetings page. Read More

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Notification of publication of Coastal Access Report: Portsmouth to South Hayling

Posted 19/07/2017 11:18

On Wednesday 19 July 2017 Natural England submitted its report to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs setting out its proposals for improved access to the coast between Portsmouth to South Hayling. These proposals form part of a programme to establish a continuous walking route around England’s coastline, as set out in the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCA).

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Bird Aware Solent - Consultation on Definitive Mitigation Strategy

Posted 18/07/2017 09:49

The Solent Recreation Mitigation Partnership (SRMP) is the formal name for the Bird Aware Solent initiative.

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