1. Maritime and Fisheries Funding: £15.4 million funding boost for English fishing industry

    23 December 2019 11:46

    The fund, which was announced last month, is to drive innovation and take up of new technology, improve port infrastructure and support lifesaving vessel safety measures. English fishersRead More >

  2. Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018: Effort Limitation scheme – formal consultation

    19 December 2019 19:52

    Eastern IFCA is undertaking consultation on proposed effort management proposals for shrimp fishing within the Wash and North Norfolk Coast Special Area of Conservation. Do you fish forRead More >

  3. Call for evidence – pot fishing activity within the Cromer Shoal

    19 December 2019 19:04

    Eastern IFCA wishes to gather evidence on levels of potting activity within the Cromer Shoal Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ).  This information will be used to undertake an assessmentRead More >

  4. Eastern IFCA is representing inshore fisheries and conservation interests during the Norfolk Boreas Planning Inspectorate Examination

    19 December 2019 18:39

    Background to the Norfolk Boreas project and Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Eastern IFCA is currently participating in the Planning Inspectorate’s examination of the Norfolk Boreas Offshore Wind FarmRead More >

  5. Fishing Vessel Owner and Skipper Fined

    18 December 2019 12:07

    On 19th November 2019 M R Durrans Fishing Ltd and Mr Benjamin Vass appeared at King’s Lynn Magistrates Court in a case brought by Eastern Inshore Fisheries andRead More >

  6. Watching the winter weather: Monitoring severe cold periods to protect birds in The Wash

    04 December 2019 9:53

    Why is this important? Intertidal sandflats and mudflats are highly productive environments. Extensive areas of these habitats, such as those found in The Wash, can attract huge populationsRead More >

  7. Eastern IFCA recognised in the Parliamentary Review 2019

    31 October 2019 14:46

    Eastern IFCA has been recognised as a best practice representative in the Parliamentary Review 2019. The strategic aim of The Parliamentary Review is to raise standards. In eachRead More >

  8. A new future for the East Anglian fishing industry

    17 October 2019 19:36

    The Renaissance of the East Anglia Fisheries (REAF) group has launched the UK’s first regional fishing strategy, presenting a template for revitalising East Anglia’s fishing industry. The strategyRead More >

  9. Shellfish Association of Great Britain – support for shellfish businesses during EU Exit

    10 October 2019 15:27

    The Shellfish Association of Great Britain (SAGB) has recently secured funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to help shellfish businesses prepare for the possibleRead More >

  10. Extension to Closed Area Byelaw 2020 informal consultation

    10 October 2019 14:07

    Eastern IFCA is seeking feedback to inform the development of management measures to protect sensitive seabed habitats off the Lincolnshire coast and within The Wash embayment. We haveRead More >

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