Economy

Severn Estuary Partnership Draft Strategy 2015-2025 – John Harrison

Published on December 9, 2015 in 2015 Forum Reports, Economy, Energy, Environment, Presentation

John Harrison, Chairman of the Severn Estuary Partnership spoke at the Forum on how they are working in partnership for the future of the Severn. Estuary. He gave a brief history and core roles of the Partnership which is an independent partnership of public, private and voluntary sector organisations and in operation since 1995. The Partnership is […]

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Economy & Infrastructure – John Chaplin, Director of External Affairs & Special Projects, The Bristol Port Company

Published on December 9, 2015 in 2015 Forum Reports, Economy, Presentation

John Chaplin, Director of External Affairs & Special Projects at the The Bristol Port Company spoke at the Forum on Economy and Infrastructure.  He shared that as an island nation, we are reliant upon Ports with 97% by tonnage of all the goods entering and leaving the UK do so through sea ports and that the UK is increasingly dependant […]

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Society – Dr Thomas Appleby

Published on December 9, 2015 in 2015 Forum Reports, Economy, Energy, Environment, Presentation

Dr Thomas Appleby, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of the West of England and part of the International Water Security Network spoke on Society and the Severn and discussed different forms of control and protected interests and regulations and their complexities. He concluded this talk saying that people are represented by multiple public agencies, but in a disconnected way.

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Introducing renewable energy to the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary

Published on December 9, 2015 in 2015 Forum Reports, Economy, Energy, Environment, Presentation

After the welcome and opening to the event by Geoff Gollop OBE, Deputy Mayor of Bristol and Peter Kydd, Chairman, of South West Marine Energy Park, Johnny Gowdy, Director at Regen SW presented on ‘Why Sustainable Severn’. In his opening presentation Johnny talked about the Bristol Channel offering a fantastic opportunity with it’s resource potential, clean energy, […]

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