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Become a Sail Trainee for Fergusons Transport 17th March 2016

Do you want to become a “Sail Trainee” for 9 days of adventure on the open seas as part of a voyage to Gothenburg, Sweden? If you’re aged between 15 – 25 years old and are a Blyth resident you...


Druridge Bay Fish Survey Report 2015 15th March 2016

NIFCA have been carrying out monthly fish surveys at Druridge Bay since January 2015 to assess the importance of the site as a nursery ground for important commercial fish species. You can download the full report here: Druridge Bay...


Notice to Mariners: Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project Marine mammal and bird surveys 29th February 2016

Blyth Offshore Demonstration Ltd (BODL) will be conducting bird and marine mammal observation surveys twice a month between March – October 2016. For full details follow this link: Notice to Mariners No 3-2016  


Harvest of the Sea on the Quay 12th March 26th February 2016

        Following on from last year’s successful joint venture between the Fishermen’s Mission and the Old Low Light: Harvest of the Sea on the Quay   (Outside but under cover)   A short service of Thanksgiving...


Observed Changes to the Northumberland Fishing Industry over the Past 25 Years 24th February 2016

In 2015, a survey of individuals involved with the fishing industry in the district was conducted by a student from Newcastle University in conjunction with the Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority to identify changes to Northumberland’s fishing industry over...