1. Wash Cockle Fishery 2023 Update: Full Opening

    13 July 2023 12:26

    Following an initial limited opening of the fishery, Eastern IFCA will re-open the full cockle fishery as of 0415hrs on Sunday 16th of July with a Total AllowableRead More >

  2. Wash Mussel Re-Laying Fishery Update – Bed Openings

    19 June 2023 10:44

    This is an update to the news item Mussel Re-Laying Fishery Opening, published on our website on 2 June 2023. Samples taken from the ‘Ouse Mouth’ classification zoneRead More >

  3. Mussel Re-laying Fishery 2023 Opening

    02 June 2023 11:21

    Following the annual mussel stock survey and consultation, the Wash Interim Measures Mussel Relaying Fishery 2023 will open on 12 June, at 00:00.   Following consultation responses, theRead More >

  4. Wash Cockle Fishery 2023 Consultation

    02 June 2023 11:13

    We are seeking the views of Wash cockle fishermen on proposals for the 2023 cockle fishery.   The deadline for responses is midday on 19 June 2023. TheRead More >

  5. 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 >

  6. 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 >

  7. 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 >

  8. 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 >

  9. 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 >

  10. 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 >

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