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PUBLIC NOTICE 26th August 2020

NIFCA Trawling (2020) Byelaw SECTION 155 & 156 MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009 Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the above legislation, Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA) intends to apply to the Minister for the...

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Research Opportunity 11th August 2020

A new research opportunity is available with NIFCA through Newcastle University as part of their Marine Ecosystems & Governance MRes Course,  This exciting research project aims to investigate the potential impacts of fisheries aggregation devices (artificial structures that form...

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Administrative Officer Vacancy 10th August 2020

An exciting opportunity for an individual with administrative experience to become part of a dedicated team undertaking inshore fisheries management and working to aid marine conservation in the Northumberland IFCA district. We are looking for a highly organised person...

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2020 Annual Mussel Reports 31st July 2020

As part of annual monitoring of blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) populations throughout the district, NIFCA is delighted to publish the findings of the 2020 surveys. These reports focus on the Blyth Estuary, Fenham Flats and Holy Island Sands mussel...

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Notice of Seized Fishing Gear 15th July 2020 22nd July 2020

On the 15th of July 2020 Inshore Fisheries Officers seized fishing gear from Newbiggin by the Sea under section 264 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. The gear was seized in contravention of NIFCA Byelaw 4. If...

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