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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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13 April 2015 IFCA Enforcement  We are aware of concerns about a short term reduction in enforcement powers available to Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) officers. The EU ‘control’ regulation ensures compliance with the rules of the CFP....



Anglers! See our 'sea angling guidelines' for a summary of the relevant rules&regs that apply in the NIFCA district http://t.co/XZ6nQ6EPO6
- Friday Apr 17 - 11:48am

RT @MSCintheUK: Big thanks to @N_IFCA for all their input into #ProjectInshore - 'Report suggests Northumberland fishing boost': http://t.c…
- Tuesday Apr 14 - 1:52pm