JNCC LogoHarbour Porpoise Possible Special Area of Conservation Consultation - Public Stakeholder Events


As part of the 2016 public consultation regarding the proposals for harbour porpoise possible Special Areas of Conservation (pSACs), JNCC hosted open public drop-in events to provide opportunity for anyone with an interest to come and chat about the proposed sites in an informal environment. 


There were six events scheduled as illustrated below:


Date Time Address

Tuesday 1st March,

Emmanuel Church

Yorkshire – Bridlington, Yorkshire


 16:00 – 20:00

70 Cardigan Road,

Bridlington, YO15 3JT

Wednesday 2nd March,

Ramsgate Small Boat Owners Association 

Ramsgate, Kent


 15:30 - 19:00

20 Guildford Lawn,

Ramsgate, Kent CT11 9AY.

Thursday 3rd March,

Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club

Suffolk – Lowestoft


 16:00 - 20:00

Royal Plain,

Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AQ

Thursday 17th March,

Hayle Rugby Club

Hayle, Cornwall


 16:00 - 20:00

Memorial Park,

Marsh Lane, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5HX

Monday 21st March,

National Lobster Hatchery

Padstow, Cornwall


 16:00 - 20:00

South Quay,

Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8BL

Tuesday 22nd March,

Burton Art Gallery & Museum

Bideford, Devon


 16:00 - 20:00

Kingsley Road,

Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QQ


At these events, members of staff from JNCC attended supported by Natural England, as well as other relevant staff where possible. Various materials were on hand to help answer any questions, all of which are available on our webpages.  

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In order to ensure all stakeholders have access to the same information, below are some materials presented during organised stakeholder meetings to date: 


  • Download  JNCC SAC presentation  -  Presentation given to stakeholders by JNCC introducing the process and the consultation.
  • Download  RenewablesUK presentation  -  Presentation given to JNCC and other SNCBs offering an overview of how the sites may impact them, and their concerns.
  • Download  Seabed Users Development Group (SUDG)  -  Presentation given to the SUDG offering an overview of the objectives of the sites.
  • Download  IFCA committee presentation -  Presentation given to the Devon and Severn and Cornwall IFCA committee meetings offering an overview of the sites.
  • Download  Overview presentation -  Presentation running at the public open events to summarise the process to date, and moving forward




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