“The Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST) is a community-led organisation that has made a huge difference to the conservation and restoration of the seas around Arran and the Clyde for the past 20 years. We stand for a diverse, abundant and beautiful marine environment for everyone.”
If the Council approves the planning application for a massive salmon farm in the waters of the North Arran National Scenic Area they will be contradicting their very own planning policies…
Sibbie Sangster, for 13 years the Keeper of the Purse for COAST, has decided to retire as the Treasurer of COAST; to be fair, she decided some while ago but has only now managed to persuade the other trustees to release her! Here, we thank her for all she has done as she reflects on how much has changed over the years.
On Sunday 5th January 2020, The Guardian newspaper published an article highlighting the calls from the coalition #OurSeas, formed of community, fishing and marine protection groups who want to see fish stocks recovered in Scottish waters.
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