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    1. Research Update: Sneak Peak of Footage captured by the BlueROV 2 in the Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ

      08 October 2021 12:01

        Since purchasing the BlueROV 2 a few months ago, Eastern IFCA have been deploying it on a regular basis to capture seabed imagery of the Cromer ShoalRead More >

    2. Updates to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s Code of Practice for the Safety of Small Fishing Vessels of Less than 15m Length Overall

      23 September 2021 8:33

        The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has made important updates to the Code of Practice for the Safety of Small Fishing Vessels of less than 15m Length OverallRead More >

    3. Informal Consultation: Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021, Access Policies

      14 September 2021 17:29

      Update 12/10/2021: This consultation has now closed We are seeking the views of Wash fishermen to inform the development of policies that will determine access to the cockleRead More >

    4. Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021 Formal Consultation Report Published

      08 September 2021 14:23

      Eastern IFCA are developing the new Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021 to replace the Wash Fishery Order 1992 when it expires in January 2023. The byelaw willRead More >

    5. Wash Fishery Order 1992 – Minimum Landing Size for Cockles

      03 September 2021 14:48

      Eastern IFCA recently consulted with Wash Cockle fishermen about potentially bringing in a minimum landing size for Cockles. This was in response to concerns raised about the landingRead More >

    6. Four time-limited competitive funding rounds have been opened under the Fisheries and Seafood Scheme (FaSS)

      27 August 2021 12:52

      On Wednesday 25th August, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) opened four time-limited competitive funding rounds to match fund projects that deliver sustainable growth in the catching, processing andRead More >

    7. Aim and Objectives for Managing Access to Wash Cockle and Mussel Fisheries

      22 July 2021 8:20

      The aim and objectives for managing access to the cockle and mussel fisheries in The Wash are now confirmed, following consultation with Wash fishermen. What are the aimRead More >

    8. UPDATE: opening of the Wash Fishery Order 1992 cockle fishery

      09 June 2021 15:18

      At the 44th Eastern IFCA Meeting (09 June 2021), members agreed to open the cockle fishery on the 21st of June 2021.  All other management measures for theRead More >

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