Autumn 2021 Newsletter – Further reading

The print edition of the Autumn 2021 Solent Protection Society Newsletter has now been posted to our registered members.

Further online reading related to the newsletter articles can be found by taking the links under the article headings below.

‘Anticipating Sea Level Rise’

Climate Central

‘The Evolution of Hurst Spit’


‘Hurst Spit – the Future’

BBC Bitesize – Article on Coastal landforms
Hurst Castle – Wikipedia
Hurst Spit – Wikipedia
Barton Court Development
Hurst Spit History
Hurst Spit Geology
The North Solent Shoreline Management Plan (SMP)
Poole and Christchurch Bay ( 2 Bays) Shoreline Management Plan
SCOPAC Sediment Study
Christchurch Bay and Harbour FCERM Strategy

The Solent Freeport

UK Treasury Freeport Bidding Prospectus
Solent LEP Consulting Response
Solent Freeport
UK Port Statistics – 2020
Dibden Bay – ABP planning application history


UK Govt Planning for the Future

Untreated Sewage Spills into the Solent are a threat to Public Health

SPS article on Southern Water ‘Beachbuoy’ Application

Coastal Path Update

England Coast Path – Stretch Map – 1 Oct 2021

Solent Gateway

Solent Gateway Planning Application
ABP Holding response to Solent Gateway application

A busy year for the SPS Pollution Group

SPS Position on Pollution

Protected and Conservation Areas – (Appendix 1 – Regulators)

Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs)
Marine Management Organisation
Environment Agency
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Department for Transport
Natural England

Japanese Knotweed – Another threat to Solent estuaries

Article on Knotweed in the Connecticut River estuary, from US quarterly

IOW Publishes a revised Draft Island Planning Strategy

Isle of Wight – Draft Island Planning Strategy


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