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How to become a SBFLAG member

The Swansea Bay FLAG (SBFLAG) welcomes applications from individuals who want to represent the fishing and aquaculture sector.

As a voluntary FLAG Member, you will:

  • develop detailed understanding of the Local Development Strategy 2017-2020 and work with the SBFLAG Animateur to review and update it
  • take a pro-active approach to the allocation of funding to priorities agreed in the strategy
  • work with other members of the SBFLAG to setbthe local work plan and which projects or activities to invest in
  • be available to go to regular meetings to support the above activities.

What can the SBFLAG do for you?

  • provide effective stakeholder engagement
  • design and deliver innovative projects and get involved in all FLAG projects
  • allow communities to tackle coastal issues affecting them
  • provide educational material to schools, businesses and communities
  • enable networking opportunities through conferences and events
  • work effectively on issues/opportunities for the coast using our members knowledge and expertise to deliver results
  • make possible conflict resolution on coastal issues
  • stay informed on coastal and marine information
  • become better informed on policy decisions
  • meet others working in other maritime sectors in a neutral setting
  • share knowledge and good practice
  • get your ideas and news heard and discussed through our meetings
  • work in collaboration
  • opportunities to influence European and UK policy

How do I apply to become a SBFLAG Member?

Fill in an expression of interest form and send to the Swansea Bay FLAG.