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Welcome to our website. I hope you find it interesting, informative and easy to explore and navigate. Please let us know if you have any suggestions.

We have a wide variety of stakeholder interests and our aim is to cater for all.

These are exciting and challenging times for the Northumberland IFCA team. Amongst many areas of work, we will be particularly prioritising the revised approach to fisheries management in the European Marine Sites and Marine Conservation Zones in the next year.

Best wishes to all of our stakeholders and anyone with an interest in the work of NIFCA.

Mike Hardy
Chief Executive

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Marine Planning

26th January 2017

In February 2017, the MMO will launch the next step in the development of the marine plans for the north east. This is an important stage...   Read more

Robert Arckless, MBE

5th January 2017

Northumberland IFCA is delighted at the news that our Chair, Councillor Robert Arckless has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list, recognising Robert’s service...   Read more

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NIFCA helping to shape future management of crab & lobster fisheries at Newcastle workshop today with MMO, NE, Cefa… https://t.co/MnmrWllehN
- Thursday Feb 23 - 1:07pm

Great couple of days learning about underwater cameras, sidescan sonar and EUNIS classification. Thank you Cornwall… https://t.co/X7rPvTpOAo
- Thursday Feb 9 - 11:55am