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Skipper Pleads Guilty 27th June 2019

On Friday 14th June 2019 at North Tyneside Magistrates Court, the skipper owner of the Commercial fishing vessel ‘L’OGIEN K62” David Fairbairn pleaded guilty and received financial penalties for failing to comply with Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority’s...


Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme (ANLRS) 19th June 2019

NIFCA are delighted to be supporting the Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme (ANLRS) in Northumberland. The scheme was launched in Sussex in 2016, then rolled out nationally in 2018 and aims to provide a route to recycle angling line...


NIFCA Annual Research Plan and Report 13th June 2019

NIFCA are pleased to be able to share our 2018-19 Annual Research Report and 2019-20 Annual Research Plan. We hope you find them to be an interesting read. 


NIFCA launches its new marine plastics and litter policy 13th June 2019

The issues of plastics in the marine environment is a crucial one and receiving the increasing public attention which it merits. NIFCA is therefore very pleased to announce the launch of its plastic policy which you can find HERE...


Berwick to St Marys MCZ 31st May 2019

      Defra have released the following information about the Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) designation at Berwick to St. Mary’s, in the North East of England: MAP of the MCZ Factsheet about the MCZ Designation Order