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  • Book now for the CoastAdapt Conference

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    International Conference in Daliburgh, South Uist on 27-28 March. The Sea as Our Neighbour: Adapting to Climate Change by Coastal Communities and Habitats on Europe’s Northern Periphery. Programme and Booking form...
  • South Ford Study Public Meeting

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    A Public Meeting is to be held to discuss the results of the South Ford Hydrodynamic Study later in November. The meeting, which will take place in Talla an Iochdair, South Uist starting at 7.30pm on Wednesday 23rd November 2011, is being held to pr...
  • CoastHebrides working with Oxfam group

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    Later this week people from GalGael (www.galgael.org) on Glasgow's Clydeside will be helping local crofters and residents in their efforts to stabilise sand dunes on the coasts of South Uist. It is hoped that the GalGael folk will work with local people t...
  • Marine Protected Areas in Scotland's Seas

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    A network of Marine Protected Areas in Scotland’s seas is under development by Marine Scotland and information about the process can be found at http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/marine-environment/mpanetwork/engagement. Two workshops have alread...
  • CoastAdapt Community Workshop in Uist

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    The second in the series of three community workshops is to be held in the West Gerinish Community Hall, South Uist at 7.30pm Wednesday 4th May 2011 and all are welcome to come along. The aim of the workshop will be to involve members of the lo...
  • Scotland's Marine Atlas

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    The Marine Atlas can be found online at http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/science/assessment/atlas. All schools will have a DVD of the Atlas and a short film is on YouTube.  ...
  • Scotland's National Marine Plan

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    The pre-consultation draft of Scotland's National Marine Plan has been published and Marine Scotland has invited comments on the paper from the public and interested stakeholders by 7th June 2011. It is available electronically on the Scottish Government'...
  • Opposition to Stornoway Coastguard Closure

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    At the CoastHebrides meeting on 25th January, the local coastal partnership members strongly stated their opposition to the closure or any reduction of service at Stornoway Coastguard Station which is the prospect under cost-cutting measures proposed by M...
  • Scottish Marine Regions Consultation Events

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    CoastHebrides invites you to attend open events as part of the Scottish Government's consultation on Scottish Marine Regions. Scottish Marine Regions - defining their boundaries 2.30pm Wed. 2nd February   Bayhead Bridge Centre, Stornoway Ref...
  • The next CoastHebrides Forum meeting to be in Leverburgh

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    The next Coast Hebrides Forum meeting will be held on Tuesday 25th January 2011 in the Am Bothan Bunkhouse in Leverburgh, Isle of Harris. Topics to be discussed will include the latest developments in the implementation of the Marine (Scotland) Act ...
  • Securing the benefits of Scotland's next energy revolution - Scottish Government consultation

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    The Scottish Government is seeking views on how the development of renewable and low carbon energy can be supported, while ensuring that Scotland and its local communities enjoy long-term returns from the assets on their doorstep whether on land or a...
  • Scottish Marine Regions: Defining their boundaries - a consultation

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    Marine Scotland has launched their consultation on the geographical extent of Scottish Marine Regions earlier today. It will be open for responses until the deadline of 18th February 2011. The consultation document can be downloaded from http://scotland.g...
  • Machair protection at Clibh beach, Isle of Lewis

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    Erosion of the dunes at Clibh beach has become worse in the last few years to the extent that it has reached the edge of the council built car-park/turning area. Damage from sand blow erosion is exacerbated by human and animal activity plus long term park...
  • CoastAdapt in Iceland

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    CoastAdapt (www.coastadapt.org) is nearing completion of the first phase of the project which is designed to gather information about knowledge and perceptions of present and future impacts of changing climates from the pilot study sites situated in the O...
  • CoastAdapt in Iceland

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    CoastAdapt project, which aims to help coastal communities cope with present and future impacts of climate change, will hold meetings and discussions with people and agencies living and working in southern Iceland during the end of August....
  • Marine Renewable Energy event

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    Offshore Wind Energy SEA & Marine Planning Public Meetings  Friday 13th August 2010 at the Bayhead Bridge Centre, StornowayThere will be 2 events: one from 2pm to 4pm, and one from 6pm to 8pm All members of the public are invited...
  • Concerns on the Coast

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    Around 40 people took part in a public forum event in Daliburgh, South Uist on 22nd June 2010. ...
  • CoastAdapt project

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    Community workshops have now been run in Hammerfest, Northern Norway; the Outer Hebrides, in Benbecula and Stornoway; and in Tralee, County Kerry. ...
  • West of Hebrides Wave Buoy

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    A new Directional Waverider has been deployed in the sea to the west Of South Uist. ...
  • Scottish Marine Regions

    About Coast Hebrides - News
    The Scottish Coastal Forum, on behalf of the Scottish Government, is to consider the criteria by which Scottish Marine Regions (SMRs) might be defined. As a first step, a stakeholders' workshop is to be rheld in Edinburgh on 13th March.The Scottish Marine...