• News

    1. PSP Toxins Monitoring update

      16 February 2018 6:37

      Friday 16th February 2018 Further testing confirms earlier findings Low level of risk to beach users and their pets, although simple precautions are recommended Water remains safe forRead More >

    2. Marine Protected Areas Byelaw 2016 is now in effect

      14 February 2018 17:17

      The Marine Protected Areas Byelaw 2016 (MPA Byelaw) was consented by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the 3rd February 2018. This byelawRead More >

    3. Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Incidents

      29 January 2018 9:43

      29th January 2018 Low level of risk to beach users and their pets, although simple precautions are recommended No risk to people or pets from seawater Latest testingRead More >

    Current initiatives


    Consultation: Wash Fishery Order (1992) : Licence Fees
    The Authority is undergoing consultation on proposed increases to the WFO Hand-Work Licence Fees.
    The consultation will close at noon on Wednesday 18th October 2017.
    Further Information
    Impact Assessment

    Community Voice Project
    When it comes to safeguarding the marine environment in our district we are seeking to find common ground through engaging with local stakeholders.

    EIFCA staff and Authority members, stakeholders and partner organisations have all played an active part in this project.  We thank those who have contributed and we welcome continued support and participation as we strive to safeguard what we all value – a health marine environment.

    Shrimp management measures
    Eastern IFCA intends to introduce management measures for the protection of sensitive habitats within the marine protected areas of The Wash and North Norfolk Coast.  The development of these measures has included informal consultation with the fishing industry including a workshop held on the 26th September 2016.  The outputs from the workshop will be used to develop proportionate and balanced measures which also protect important habitats.

    Click the link below to see the workshop report.
    Shrimp Workshop Report


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