1. REPORT TO PARLIAMENT ABOUT THE CONDUCT AND OPERATION OF INSHORE FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION AUTHORITIES (IFCAs)

    07 August 2018 13:06

    DEFRA have started a process to compile a four yearly report to parliament on the IFCA’s. As part of this process DEFRA are inviting all stakeholders to contributeRead More >

  2. Eastern IFCA Byelaws – Formal Consultation

    01 August 2018 14:08

    Eastern IFCA is holding a consultation on two proposed byelaws; The Marine Protected Areas Byelaw 2018 and the Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018. More information on the byelaws canRead More >

  3. Emergency Byelaw in force: Wash Emergency Byelaw 2018

    27 July 2018 16:42

    Eastern IFCA has implemented an Emergency Byelaw which prohibits fishing for oysters, mussels, cockles, clams, scallops and queens within the area between the Wash Fishery Order 1992 andRead More >

  4. Fishing Vessel Owner and Skipper Fined

    21 June 2018 11:14

    Fishing Vessel Owner and Skipper Fined On 30th May 2018 M R Durrans Fishing Ltd and Mr Benjamin Vass appeared at King’s Lynn Magistrates Court in a caseRead More >

  5. Microplastics in mussels sampled from coastal waters and supermarkets in the United Kingdom

    11 June 2018 7:38

      Eastern IFCA are aware of the recently published report which has identified the presence of microplastics and other anthropogenic debris in seawater and mussels (Mytilus edulis) fromRead More >

  6. World Oceans Day

    11 June 2018 7:36

      8th June we celebrated World Oceans Day – reflecting the IFCA vision for healthy seas, sustainable fisheries and a viable industry. Defra announced plans for a thirdRead More >

  7. Does port disposal impact fishing grounds?

    29 May 2018 9:49

    Harwich Haven Authority has been granted a marine licence to use a new disposal site off Felixstowe. The licence includes a requirement to set up a voluntary pottingRead More >

  8. PSP Toxins Monitoring update

    14 May 2018 11:53

    Further testing confirms earlier findings Low level of risk to beach users and their pets, although simple precautions are recommended Water remains safe for people and pets InRead More >

  9. Exciting opportunity to manage inshore fisheries and conservation in the Eastern IFCA

    01 May 2018 14:04

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is looking to recruit two members for the Eastern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA). Eastern IFCA needs members who will take aRead More >

  10. Eastern IFCA Business Plan 2018 – 2023

    01 May 2018 14:01

    Eastern IFCA has published its Business Plan for 2018 to 2023.  The plan sets out organisational business planning for the five-year period and sets out the annual prioritiesRead More >

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