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Defra National Prohibition Upon Landing Berried Hens in England 25th September 2017

Defra are introducing a national prohibition on landing berried hens in England which will be active from Sunday 1st October 2017. The Defra consultation on prohibiting the landing of egg bearing (‘berried’) lobster and crawfish in England closed on...

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Fenham Flats Report 2017 6th September 2017

You can now read our 2017 Stock Assessment of the edible mussel beds on Fenham Flats on our website. Find it HERE

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NIFCA Quarterly Meeting – Monday 24 July 2017 20th July 2017

NIFCA’s July quarterly meeting will be held on Monday 24th July 2017 at 2pm at the Newbiggin Maritime Centre, Church point, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, NE64 6DB.  This meeting is open to the public and items for discussion include a report on the...

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NIFCA 2017-18 Annual Plan 3rd May 2017

NIFCA publishes its 2017-18 Annual Plan. Please find the document HERE  

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DEFRA Consultation on the Prohibition on Egg-bearing (berried) Lobsters and Crawfish in England 30th March 2017

The above consultation was issued by DEFRA on 21st March and closes on Monday 15 May 2017. Here is a link to the consultation: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/marine/lobsters-crawfish/ 

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