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Quarterly Meeting Notice 16th July 2020

Please note that our next Quarterly Meeting will be held virtually on Monday, 27th July 2020 at 2pm. If you would like to attend please email Agenda Items for the meeting:- MPAs Report; Byelaw Update including making new...


Notice of Seized Fishing Gear 8th – 25th June 2020 26th June 2020

Between the dates of 8th – 25th June 2020 Inshore Fisheries Officers seized fishing gear from Whitley Bay, Newbiggin by the Sea, Low Newton and Berwick under section 264 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. The gear...


Study Probes Health of Brown Crab Stocks Sustaining a Northumberland Delicacy 19th June 2020

The fact that hundreds of tonnes of crab are caught every year in Northumberland, and crab is devoured with relish by thousands of holidaymakers to this beautiful region, should make us think whether this natural resource can be lastingly...


South of Scotland & Northumberland Survey – Fishers to Seal Interactions 11th June 2020

The project between Blue Marine Foundation, Heriot Watt University and the Berwickshire Marine Reserve is intended to help build an understanding of the current interactions between fishers and seals within the south of Scotland and Northumberland, and inform any...


NIFCA Annual Research Plan & Report 9th June 2020

NIFCA are pleased to be able to share our 2019-20 Annual Research Report and 2020-21 Annual Research Plan. We hope you find them to be an interesting read.