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    1. Commencement of The Wash annual cockle surveys

      24 March 2021 17:05

      The intertidal cockle stocks in The Wash not only provide an important resource for the local fishing industry but also an essential food supply for the internationally importantRead More >

    2. Formal Consultation: Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021

      24 March 2021 16:55

      We are seeking your views on the Wash Mussel and Cockle Byelaw 2021.  The deadline for responses is noon on the 3rd May 2021. The information you provideRead More >

    3. Business Plan 2021-2026 Published

      18 March 2021 11:37

      The Business Plan for the coming 5 years was approved by Members (at the 43rd Eastern IFCA Meeting) and is now published on our website.   The planRead More >

    4. Seafood Response Fund – Now Launched

      09 March 2021 14:44

      Today, March 9th 2021, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) launched the Seafood Response Fund (SRF). The fund is available to support UK fishing and shellfish aquaculture businesses affectedRead More >

    5. Minimum Sizes Byelaw 2019 now in force

      03 March 2021 13:09

      Eastern IFCA, in conjunction with Northumberland, North Eastern and Kent & Essex IFCAs, have made a byelaw in relation to the minimum conservation reference size for certain marineRead More >

    6. 2021 Bass regulations update

      01 March 2021 14:30

      It has been announced that the 2020 rules for recreational bass fishing have been rolled over for 2021 for both recreational and commercial fishing. The following statement isRead More >

    7. Consultation News – Wash Fishery Informal Consultation Report Published

      25 February 2021 15:41

      The report of the informal consultation on the proposed aim and objectives for the future management of access to bivalve fisheries in The Wash is now available toRead More >

    8. Paralytic shellfish toxins (PST) Press Release

      10 February 2021 10:21

      EIFCA have been made aware that strong winds have led to several mass strandings of marine fauna along the Norfolk and Suffolk coasts recently. It is important toRead More >

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