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 >

  9. 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 >

  10. Wash Mussel Re-laying Fishery 2023 Consultation

    23 March 2023 8:26

    The annual mussel stock survey has identified that there is sufficient stock to open a limited mussel re-laying fishery in The Wash with a maximum Total Allowable CatchRead More >

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