We actively campaign for marine protection, restoration and sustainable management around Arran and in the Clyde and work with politicians, the Marine Conservation Society, Fauna and Flora International, Scottish Environment Link, Scottish Natural Heritage and many others. We work to influence Government, fishing and aquaculture industries to adopt non-destructive, sustainable fishing methods. Join COAST and sign up for our newsletter and stand with us for sustainable seas.
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North Arran Salmon Farm Refused
In March 2021, North Ayrshire Council Planning Committee unanimously refused the Scottish Salmon Company’s application for a salmon farm off the north east coast of Arran at Millstone Point. There was masss community opposition to this farm, which would have spoiled one of Arran’s truly wild and tranquil coastlines.
COAST response to ECCLR Committee Regional Marine Planning inquiry Interim Report. August 2020
The ECCLR Committee published an interim report on its inquiry into regional marine planning in Scotland earlier this year. As part of the interim report, the Committee set our a series of questions which they put to various stakeholders. Read COAST’s response here.
Official Responses to the Revised North Arran Salmon Farm Application
A month of public consultation has closed; we expect North Ayrshire Planning Committee to meet in early 2021 to discuss the application.