Janet Barton joins Morecambe Bay Partnership

Another golden addition to the team.

We're delighted to welcome Janet Barton (far left) to the Morecambe Bay Partnership team.  

Janet will be our tourism development specialist.  She'll run a 2 year programme called "700 Days to Transform the Bay".  And so she's the 700 Days Co-ordinator.  

Janet has a great track-record in delivery and is another golden addition to our team.  

Formerly, Janet was the Director of the Lancashire Economic Partnership. full story

HM Treasury Announcement on CCF

23 Aug 2013 Fund increased for 2014 and extended to 2016

Morecambe Bay was one of the first areas to benefit from the Coastal Comunities Fund.  In August 2013, it was announced that next year's Fund will be increased by 5% and so worth £29 million.  And also that the Fund will be extended to 2016. full story

Barrow’s coastal dunes to benefit from WREN’s £250,000 biodiversity grant

Morecambe Bay Partnership secures funding to look after these lovely places

A further £250,000 has been secured by Morecambe Bay Partnership to look after wonderful natural places on Walney Island, Barrow.  This latest funding success comes from WREN's national Biodiversity Action Fund.  For the first time the nationally important dune and shingle habitats on Walney will be managed as a single unit.  This is another step towards landscape-scale management where natural places are better conected.  This makes nature better able to resist climate change and better at providing natural services for us all. full story