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19.09.13
Take a look at Kent's Coastal Week 2013
Kent's Coastal Week will take place 26 October - 3 November and feature events right round the Kent coastline on the theme of "Changing Coast". The programme is sponsored by London Array and Southern Water. There is something for all ages and interests - take a look online or order your copy of the leaflet on 03000 417171.

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23.08.13
Seaside towns regeneration fund to be extended
Seaside towns are being invited to bid for money from a £29m funding pot aimed at boosting deprived areas. The government says its Coastal Communities Fund is being extended to 2014-15, due to rising marine revenue. It is backed by revenue from offshore wind farms, tidal power and other marine activity.

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21.08.13
Future of South marine plan areas explored in MMO report
Predictions on the future of our seas off the South coast are outlined in a report published today by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The 'South marine plan areas futures analysis' gives a regional picture of how important activities and resources are expected to change, with a focus on both a 6 and 20-year snapshot.

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24.04.13
Guidance notes for developing Kent's Coastal Week 2013
This document has all the information that you will require to help shape Kent's Coastal Week in October 2013 and deliver events. We hope that the theme of “Changing Coast” will be of interest, with its focus on climate change, adaptation and the dynamic nature of our coast.

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28.03.13
NOSTRA Dover Strait seascapes report available
Land Use Consultants have produced a report for the NOSTRA project which includes a pilot Seascapes Character Assessment for Dover Strait and background information for anyone wishing to develop an understanding of the seascapes approach to marine management.

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15.02.13
ARCH project completes new Kent Habitat Survey
Kent County Council, the Nord-Pas de Calais Region and the Conservatoire national botanique de Bailleul have the pleasure to invite you to participate in the ARCH project final conference.

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17.10.12
Kent's Coastal Week 2012 is here!
“Historic coast” is the theme of Kent’s Coastal Week 2012 and a packed programme of free or subsidised events for all ages will take place around the Kent coast between Saturday 27 October and Sunday 4 November (half term).

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16.10.12
Cuban Missile Crisis: Dover Castle tunnels in key role
A secret network of tunnels at Dover Castle planned as a refuge for leaders in the event of a nuclear attack is to open to the public for the first time. Seven corridors and 30 rooms will open for tours marking the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, which took the world to the brink of nuclear war.

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08.10.12
Kent's Creative Coast e-news available
Kent's Creative Coast e-news provides information about creative activities and happenings that you can enjoy throughout the year in the coastal towns and Canterbury. Kent's Coastal Week 2012 includes a number of creative activities following on from "Creative Coast" in 2011.

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07.10.12
Public consultation continues on improved coastal access for Kent
Proposals for an improved coastal access route between Ramsgate and Folkestone were published in August, marking the first stages of the England Coast Path in the south east of England, set in motion by the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.

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05.10.12
Protecting the White Cliffs of Dover
Major news is celebrated from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), which means about £2.5m of funding is in place to help a local partnership protect the unique white cliffs landscape and world famous White Cliffs of Dover, involve communities, and conserve this amazing area for future generations.

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26.08.12
Kent coast path route unveiled by Natural England
Plans to create a walking route along the Kent coast as part of the England Coastal Path project have been unveiled by Natural England. This 37-mile (60km) section of the path will run from Ramsgate to Folkestone and go close to the towns of Sandwich, Deal and Dover.

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01.08.12
South coast announced as next area for marine planning
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has today (1 August) announced that the coast and seas from Dover to the River Dart in Devon will be the second area in England to benefit from marine planning.

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31.07.12
New edition of Fishing Focus available
Important updates from Defra and the MMO on Common Fisheries Policy reform progress, pilot community quota groups, shellfish science, marine planning and more.

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26.07.12
Nuclear safety review prompts Dungeness 'airport risk' row
Campaigners fighting expansion of a Kent airport near a nuclear power station have called for the plans to be halted because of a safety review. The Office of Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has set up a panel to look at accidental aircraft crash risk.

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25.07.12
Stars back National Trust's white cliffs of Dover bid
Actress Dame Judi Dench, singer Joss Stone and yachtswoman Dame Ellen MacArthur have backed the National Trust's £1.2m appeal to buy a mile-long stretch of the white cliffs of Dover.

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20.07.12
Food Shippers Prepare for London Gateway
London, 20 July 2012: Some of the world’s largest shippers of food are preparing to ship to London Gateway when the new deep sea port opens next year on the north bank of the Thames, in Essex.

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19.07.12
Next steps for Marine Conservation Zones
The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) and Natural England have presented the formal Advice Package on 127 recommended Marine Conservation Zones to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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03.07.12
Sheerness Dock owner in pledge to secure Vestas replacement
The owner of a port in Kent where a wind turbine plant was due to have been created has said it is "100% committed" to finding a replacement. Last month the Danish firm Vestas said it would not proceed with the site at Sheerness Dock on the Isle of Sheppey.

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27.06.12
National Trust bids to secure white cliffs of Dover
The National Trust is launching a £1.2m appeal to purchase and safeguard part of the white cliffs of Dover.

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