1. Upcoming Seafish Events on the Development of Fisheries Management Plans for Crab, Lobster and Whelk

    17 November 2022 10:17

    Seafish (the public body supporting the UK seafood industry) are holding online and in-person events on the development of the Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs) for whelk and brownRead More >

  2. Deadline to Register as an Interested Party for the Sheringham Extension Project and Dudgeon Extension Project Proposal

    10 November 2022 10:16

    A proposal to extend the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farms is to be considered by the Planning Inspectorate. The project, called “Sheringham Extension Project and DudgeonRead More >

  3. Dates Announced for Stakeholder Events in Wells and Sheringham on Crab/Lobster and Whelk Fisheries Management Plans

    28 October 2022 14:57

    Seafish have announced dates for two stakeholder events in our district on the development of crab/lobster and whelk Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs):   The Whelk FMP event: TuesdayRead More >

  4. 2022_8_26 Potential Lost Gear Notice

    26 August 2022 14:20

    UPDATE (9/9/2022): The owner of the gear has now been identified and collection is planned.     Eastern IFCA has received a lost gear report from a memberRead More >

  5. New eco water refill stations in the East of England (An East of England Plastics Coalition Initiative)

    18 August 2022 14:51

    The East of England Plastics Coalition is looking to install ‘Our Only World water refill stations’ at selected coastal locations across East Anglia to encourage the use ofRead More >

  6. Take part in an online debate for the new bass FMP

    10 August 2022 16:11

    Policy Lab are running a nationwide online debate between Monday 15th August and Friday 19th August 2022 about the new bass fisheries management plan (FMP) in which stakeholdersRead More >

  7. Deadline for Responses Extended: Formal Consultation on the Eligibility Policy (Allocation of Permits) under the Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021

    09 August 2022 8:53

    Eastern IFCA is extending the deadline for responses to the formal consultation on Eligibility Policy which will manage access to the cockle and mussel fisheries in The WashRead More >

  8. Survey seeks fishers’ views on the current state of fisheries governance in England

    15 July 2022 13:27

    A survey has been launched asking fishers for their views on the current state of fisheries governance institutions in England. This research into trust relations between fishers andRead More >

  9. The Wash Cockle Fishery 2022 – Update

    17 June 2022 15:16

    Eastern IFCA has set up a Wash Cockle Fishery Stakeholder Group with six Wash fishing representatives to discuss the results of the 2022 cockle surveys, the conservation requirementsRead More >

  10. Sustainability of Fisheries in The Wash

    26 May 2022 12:30

    Each year, Eastern IFCA conducts extensive cockle surveys on the inter-tidal sandbanks and mudflats of The Wash – a designated Marine Protected Area. We do this because inRead More >

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