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  • Lochmaddy marine leisure facilities opened by HRH The Princess Royal

    Local focus 02 September 2014

    HRH The Princess Royal visited marine facilities at Lochmaddy, North Uist, today following completion of a £414,000 refurbishment funded by The Crown Estate.

    The project, managed by Comann na Mara, included construction of pontoons with 26 berths and floating walkways, installation of lighting and electricity, and creation of a car and bus park.

    Lochmaddy was our first Local Management Agreement project: Highland & Islands communities first to secure new agreements

  • Open day on the Glenlivet estate

    Local focus 27 August 2014

    We’d like to welcome you behind the scenes of Glenlivet estate on Saturday 13 September. Meet the staff and some of the more ‘unusual’ residents, as you find out about the working countryside, diversification, wildlife and the local heritage.

    For further information and to book please contact the Glenlivet estate office:

    01479 870 070

    info@glenlivetestate.co.uk

    Glenlivet estate, Tomintoul, AB37 9EX

  • New funds take marine litter campaign into classroom

    News 19 August 2014

    Scots pupils are set to learn about marine litter following new funds from The Crown Estate, as the organisation which manages parts of the coast in Scotland, for education and awareness-raising.

  • Crown Estate commits to continued close working with Islands

    News 14 August 2014

    Our commitment to Scottish Islands was today reaffirmed in the UK Government Islands Framework, confirming the business’s key role in sectors such as wave and tidal energy and aquaculture.

  • Conwy River Festival co-funded by The Crown Estate

    Local focus 07 August 2014

    The Crown Estate is pleased to co-sponsor of The Conwy River Festival, 9-17 August 2014.

    This is the fourth year we have helped to fund the festival in north Wales which reflects our commitment to assist local communities make the best of Crown Estate assets.

    Conwy River Festival

  • Industrial Teesmouth harbour seal population continues to rise

    News 01 August 2014

    Teesmouth’s harbour seal population has grown yet again this year with the birth of 18 pups, bringing the total number that call the river Tees home up to one hundred.

  • Highlands and Islands marine businesses

    News 17 July 2014

    With two weeks to go until the deadline for the SCDI Highlands and Islands Annual Business Excellence Awards, The Crown Estate is calling on local businesses to enter to celebrate the ongoing growth and innovation of the marine sector.

  • Devizes development gains planning consent

    News 10 July 2014

    The Crown Estate has received planning consent from Wiltshire Council for its 230 home development at Lay Wood, Devizes. The consent has been issued following the agreement of a package for local community infrastructure (s106).

  • Crown Estate helps faciliate Mersey Gateway Bridge

    News 24 June 2014

    The Crown Estate has agreed a long lease with Halton Borough Council for an area of foreshore on the River Mersey in an agreement which will help to facilitate the £600 million Mersey Gateway Bridge project.

  • Coastal community groups offered land ownership

    News 06 June 2014

    Local organisations who own land now have the opportunity to take on ownership of neighbouring coastal areas under a new initiative from The Crown Estate.

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