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    1. Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ Update: Stakeholder Newsletter and 2023 Interim Research Report Now Available

      26 May 2023 8:06

      The second issue of Eastern IFCA’s MCZ newsletter has now been published and is available online through the following link: Eastern IFCA Update: Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZRead More >

    2. Apply for the UK Seafood Fund: Fleet Modernisation – engine replacement for the small-scale coastal fleet

      17 May 2023 13:57

      Up to £2 million in grant funding is available under the infrastructure scheme of the UK Seafood Fund to modernise the small-scale coastal fleet with replacement engines.  Read More >

    3. Social Survey of Commercial Fishing – Online Workshop

      12 May 2023 12:18

      A team of researchers from the University of Gloucestershire, working with Fishing into the Future, who have been commissioned by Defra, are working to develop an annual surveyRead More >

    4. Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Byelaw 2023 &Crab and Lobster Byelaw 2023: formal consultation extension

      10 May 2023 14:19

      We are extending the deadline for responses to the formal consultation on the following byelaws: Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds 2023 Crab and Lobster 2023 The new deadline forRead More >

    5. Catchwise Angling Survey: Opportunities to Get Involved

      10 May 2023 14:13

      Catchwise is a new survey of recreational sea angling taking place across England and Wales in 2023 and 2024.  This project is being delivered by the Angling TrustRead More >

    6. Survey launched to evaluate the development of Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs)

      13 April 2023 12:57

      Defra have commissioned an independent evaluation to assess the development of the Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs). The evaluation is conducting research to explore the views of fishers, anglersRead More >

    7. Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ Update: 2022 Rugged Chalk Review and Interactive Maps Now Available

      13 April 2023 9:29

      At the end of last year (2022) officers completed a review of the extent of the rugged chalk in Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ which incorporated all newRead More >

    8. Eastern IFCA – Natural England Joint Position Statement (March 2023): Management of the Potting Fishery in the Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ

      30 March 2023 9:29

      Eastern IFCA has been working collaboratively with stakeholders and partners to implement an Adaptive Risk Management approach to potting fisheries in Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ. As partRead More >

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