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Mr Lyall Cairns, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership


Mr Matt Hosey, Poole Borough Council

Mr Neil Watson, Environment Agency

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Dr Samantha Cope, Havant Borough Council

Latest Online

Poole Bay Nearshore Replenishment Trial Testing a new approach to beach replenishment (2014-2017)

→  EA Summary & Report documentation now available

SCOPAC Field Trip 2018, Portsmouth

North Portsea Island & Southsea Coastal Schemes, 10th July

→  presentations & photos now online

SCOPAC Contaminated Land Study

Coastal Landfills at risk of erosion and flooding across the SCOPAC region

→  report & presentation now online

Futurecoast datasets now available to download as GIS data layers and project files

→  at the Channel Coast Observatory website

Regional Habitat Creation Programme

The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership and EA are working to deliver the Solent and South Downs Area RHCP

→  commentary & Annual Review Report 2017 now online

The Southern Coastal Group (SCG) is the Regional Coastal Group for central southern England, bringing together the neighbouring local authorities and organisations involved in coastal risk management, including the Environment Agency.

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Lyme Regis to Selsey Bill including the Isle of Wight

The geographical area covered by the SCG comprises the coastline between County Rock, Lyme Regis and Selsey Bill in West Sussex, together with the whole of the coastline of the Isle of Wight.

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