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Consultations: Don’t miss out 11th October 2019

Don’t miss your chance to help shape future fisheries management in the Northumberland IFCA district. Consultation questionnaires for trawling and dredging HERE. Closing date 14th October – we look forward to hearing from you.


MCA Press Release: Small Fishing Vessel Code 10th October 2019

See the information below from the MCA:         “The MCA is hosting a roadshow around the UK to answer questions and help get the fishing community up to speed with existing requirements and proposed changes. Ports...


Research Assistant Position at Newcastle University 8th October 2019

      Newcastle University are seeking to recruit a Research Assistant to collect, curate and analyse the Long Term Plankton and Benthic Dove Time Series. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant...


Minimum Sizes Byelaw 2019 – informal consultation 4th October 2019

Northumberland IFCA intends to introduce a byelaw to replace the FISH MOLLUSC AND CRUSTACEA MINIMUM SIZE EMERGENCY BYELAW 2019. The intention of this byelaw is to protect pre-spawning fish and shellfish from commercial and recreational fishing activities. The informal...


Fishermen’s Mission: First Time Online Auction 3rd October 2019

Press release below from the Fishermen’s Mission:       A first for the charity the Fishermen’s Mission. Something for everyone, every age and every budget. If you’re celebrating a big birthday or anniversary, take all your friends and...