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. 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 >

  4. 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 >

  5. 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 >

  6. Eastern IFCA Formal Byelaw Consultation: Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Byelaw 2023; Crab and Lobster Byelaw 2023

    29 March 2023 16:02

    Eastern IFCA has launched a formal consultation on two proposed byelaws for the district – the Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Byelaw 2023 and the Crab and Lobster ByelawRead More >

  7. Wash Cockle Fishery Closure – Stock Surveys

    15 March 2023 9:55

    The Wash cockle fishery will be closed on 20 March at 23:59 to enable the annual cockle stock surveys to take place. Following the expiry of the WashRead More >

  8. Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs) Update Meetings: Register Now

    27 February 2023 16:19

    Defra have received drafts of the first three Fisheries Management Plans (FMP) and are organising two online sessions to provide stakeholders with an overview of  key points, includingRead More >

  9. Outcome report published: Informal Consultation on Crab & Lobster Management – Phase 2

    21 February 2023 11:10

    Eastern IFCA undertook an informal consultation on crab and lobster management including on the development of a byelaw to manage potting fisheries within Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MarineRead More >

  10. Notification of third party consultation (MMO)

    20 February 2023 16:02

    Eastern IFCA is providing information about a public consultation on a proposed seaweed farm off the Norfolk coast.   Please note, the consultation is being run by theRead More >

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