Response to Smith Commission consultation

The Crown Estate has highlighted recent progress in working with coastal communities and the need for an integrated approach to managing the seabed in our submission to the Smith Commission.

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New funds take marine litter campaign into classroom

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.

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Scottish Government gives green light to offshore wind

The Crown Estate warmly welcomes the announcement from Scottish Government that the Beatrice and MORL offshore wind projects in the Moray Firth off the north east coast of Scotland have been awarde...

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Lease agreement secures landmark floating wind project for UK

The UK's first floating wind farm is set to be located off the Scottish coast following the announcement that The Crown Estate has granted an agreement for lease to Statoil for the next phase of it...

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Aquaculture operators sought for English marine finfish project

Experienced aquaculture operators are being invited to tender for a demonstration project in coastal waters off southwest England, addressing the sustainable production of marine finfish.

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Diving for hidden history

Marine archaeologists are this week exploring sites around Scotland's west coast for hidden historical gems following an appeal for local residents to help pinpoint previously unknown underwater or...

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Nationwide hunt for the stars of Scottish aquaculture

The Crown Estate is calling for nominations and entries for the Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards to celebrate the achievements and success of an industry that is vitally important to Scotland and...

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Highland & Islands communities first to secure new agreements

Communities in Scotland's Hebrides have secured the UK's first Local Management Agreements (LMAs) with The Crown Estate, paving the way for major new coastal projects and placing the Highland &...

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Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4 programme update

Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4 continues to progress and, in line with the process, the six proposed offshore wind projects are currently being collectively assessed for their potential impacts on p...

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The Crown Estate to invest £1.2million in Welsh tidal stream energy innovation

A major tidal energy demonstration project, located off the coast of Anglesey in Wales, is set to benefit from over one million pounds of investment by The Crown Estate.

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