News March 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE 27th March 2020

Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs) updates for the Inshore Fishing Community To read please use this link

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A Message From Mike Hardy, NIFCA CEO 20th March 2020

During this difficult and unprecedented challenge which everyone faces during the currency of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NIFCA has been working on continuing to provide as full as possible service to maintain the delivery of our remit to manage...

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NIFCA Office Closed to Public 19th March 2020

DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) THE NIFCA Office at 8 Ennerdale Road, Blyth, will now be closed from today, the 19th March until further notice. Normal service will otherwise be maintained as much as possible and we can be contacted...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – MCA Approach to Survey and Certification of UK Vessels 19th March 2020

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency have created guidance for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in regards to survey and certification of UK vessels. The guide can be downloaded HERE.

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Recreational Fisher Fined for Breaches of NIFCA Byelaws 13th March 2020

In a prosecution brought by Northumberland Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority (NIFCA) at North Tyneside Magistrates Court, Mr Michael Bye, a Recreational Shellfish Permit holder from Ashington pleaded guilty (by post) to breaching 2 NIFCA Byelaws:- Byelaw 4 ‘Crustacea...

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