1. 2019 Formal Consultation on Eastern IFCA Byelaws

    21 June 2019 20:24

    Eastern IFCA is holding a consultation on two proposed byelaws; The Marine Protected Areas Byelaw 2019; and The Wash Restricted Area Byelaw 2019. More information on the byelawsRead More >

  2. Review of Highly Protected Marine Areas

    21 June 2019 20:06

    On World Oceans Day Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced a new review to protect England’s precious marine environment which will examine how Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) couldRead More >

  3. New EU technical and conservation measures will soon enter into force

    18 June 2019 15:24

    A new and comprehensive legislative framework setting out the practices and conditions under which fisheries activities can be carried out across all EU waters will soon enter intoRead More >

  4. Cockle fishery open in The Wash

    17 June 2019 14:50

    Eastern IFCA completed the 2019 cockle stock surveys in May of 2019.  The results informed a habitat regulation assessment which considered whether a cockle fishery within The WashRead More >

  5. European Maritime and Fisheries Funding granted to assess and mitigate against unexpected paralytic shellfish toxins in Eastern England

    16 May 2019 14:47

    In January, the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) granted £248,892.79 of funding to finance a joint project between Eastern IFCA and Cefas that aims to assess andRead More >

  6. Eastern IFCA Deploys Body Worn Video Cameras

    14 April 2019 11:11

    Body worn camera use by police and other law enforcement agencies is becoming increasingly common throughout the UK. It assists to enhance evidence gathering and improves the safetyRead More >

  7. Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (IVMS) – an update

    14 April 2019 11:04

    The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) have recently responded to the consultation on Introducing Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (IVMS). They have confirmed that IVMS willRead More >

  8. Informal consultation on two sets of management measures

    01 April 2019 14:49

    Eastern IFCA is seeking information from stakeholders to inform the development of two sets of management measures: Replacement of the Wash Emergency Byelaw 2018; Additional closures to bottom-towedRead More >

  9. EU Exit – the latest information for the fisheries sector on how to prepare

    05 March 2019 16:56

    DEFRA have published advice explaining what fishing, seafood, and aquaculture industries need to do to prepare for rules and processes that will apply if the UK leaves theRead More >

  10. Fishing Vessel Owner and Crew Fined for Obstruction

    12 February 2019 12:23

    On 23th January 2019 Mr Stacey Yarnall and Mr Stephen Yarnall appeared at King’s Lynn Magistrates Court in a case brought by Eastern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation AuthorityRead More >

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