Wider work

National groups

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. 

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.