News July 2021

RSA Strategy and Call for Information 29th July 2021

NIFCA are pleased to announce the release of our new Recreational Sea Angling Strategy. We are also keen to hear from you about how you think Sea Angling engagement can be improved in this district and ask all interested...

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Commercial Fisherman Pleads Guilty to Illegal Recreational Fishing and Failing to Comply With Fisheries Officers 29th July 2021

On the 8th of April 2021 Mr James Arkle of Pegswood, Northumberland pled guilty to two breaches of fisheries legislation relating to the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 and the Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA) byelaws....

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Quarterly Meeting Notice UPDATE 20th July 2021

CHANGE OF VENUE The NIFCA Quarterly Meeting will now be held at: Defra, Lion House Alnwick Northumberland NE66 2PF The above address replaces the previous venue, the Newbiggin Maritime Centre but the date and time of the meeting on...

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Become a NIFCA Member 13th July 2021

The MMO are now seeking new voluntary IFCA members for many positions around the coast, including here in Northumberland. This is an exciting opportunity to help manage inshore fisheries and conservation and shape our local coastline management. For more...

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Guidance on the long-term impacts of the covid 19 pandemic on fishers wellbeing 8th July 2021

Please see HERE a link to the Maritime Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) notice to all commercial fishing vessel owners, employers, managing agents, skippers and crew. This document is intended to help vessel owners, skippers and fishing company managers to: understand the...

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