Wider work

Suffolk Coast Forum

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils are members of the Suffolk Coast Forum. The Suffolk Coast Forum takes a partnership approach to flood and coastal erosion risk management on the coast and estuaries and closely related issues in the context of an Integrated Coastal Zone Management approach. The 7th annual Suffolk Coasts and Estuaries Conference will be held in October, more information can be found below.

National groups

LGA Coastal SIG

Suffolk Coastal District Council is the lead authority for the Local Government Association Coastal Special Interest Group (LGA Coastal SIG)The LGA Coastal SIG seeks to champion and represent the collective interests of coastal, estuarine and maritime communities by increasing awareness and debate on environmental, economic and social issues at all levels in relation to the coast. It works in partnership with other organisations with complementary aims and in particular with Government to secure local government’s  full involvement at all levels of policy formulation concerning the coast. 

Norfolk and Suffolk Coastal Network

The Norfolk and Suffolk Coastal Network is formed of local authorities, government agencies, academic institutions, research agencies and others who all share either responsibilities or knowledge about the Norfolk and Suffolk coast.