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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. Download the Solent Forum brochure.

Events & Notifications

Solent Forum Working Arrangements in response to COVID-19

Forum staff will continue to maintain the Forum’s core service with staff working from home. We can contact members by telephone or Microsoft Teams video conferencing.
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Solent Forum - 17/3/2021

The Spring 2021 meeting of the Solent Forum will take place on 17 March 2021 via Zoom. It will commence at 10am. A meeting registration link will be sent to Solent Forum members.
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Latest News

Henry VIII's Hurst Castle wall collapses in Lymington

Posted 01/03/2021 11:01

Part of the wall of a castle, originally built in Tudor times by Henry VIII, has collapsed. A section of Hurst Castle's east wing, near Milford-on-Sea, Lymington has fallen.

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£2 billion Solent Freeport bid submitted

Posted 08/02/2021 14:44

The Solent LEP have submitted a Freeport proposal to government on behalf of a coalition of businesses, local authorities and other partner organisations. 

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