1. Informal Consultation: Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021, Access Policies

    14 September 2021 17:29

    We are seeking the views of Wash fishermen to inform the development of policies that will determine access to the cockle and mussel fisheries in The Wash, underRead More >

  2. Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021 Formal Consultation Report Published

    08 September 2021 14:23

    Eastern IFCA are developing the new Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021 to replace the Wash Fishery Order 1992 when it expires in January 2023. The byelaw willRead More >

  3. Wash Fishery Order 1992 – Minimum Landing Size for Cockles

    03 September 2021 14:48

    Eastern IFCA recently consulted with Wash Cockle fishermen about potentially bringing in a minimum landing size for Cockles. This was in response to concerns raised about the landingRead More >

  4. Four time-limited competitive funding rounds have been opened under the Fisheries and Seafood Scheme (FaSS)

    27 August 2021 12:52

    On Wednesday 25th August, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) opened four time-limited competitive funding rounds to match fund projects that deliver sustainable growth in the catching, processing andRead More >

  5. Aim and Objectives for Managing Access to Wash Cockle and Mussel Fisheries

    22 July 2021 8:20

    The aim and objectives for managing access to the cockle and mussel fisheries in The Wash are now confirmed, following consultation with Wash fishermen. What are the aimRead More >

  6. UPDATE: opening of the Wash Fishery Order 1992 cockle fishery

    09 June 2021 15:18

    At the 44th Eastern IFCA Meeting (09 June 2021), members agreed to open the cockle fishery on the 21st of June 2021.  All other management measures for theRead More >

  7. A-IFCA marks World Oceans Day with online conference

    08 June 2021 12:27

    The Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (A-IFCA) is marking World Oceans Day this year (June 8th) with its own celebration of the work of the membersRead More >

  8. 44th Meeting of the full Authority

    02 June 2021 12:14

    The next meeting of the full Authority will be held at 0930hrs on Wednesday 9th June 2021 at the Assembly Room in King’s Lynn Town Hall,  Saturday MarketRead More >

  9. Informal Consultation: Closed Areas Byelaw 2021

    27 May 2021 11:07

    Eastern IFCA are consulting with fishermen in our district to gather information on fishing activity to inform the development of the Closed Areas Byelaw 2021. We are seekingRead More >

  10. New information page on Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Marine Conservation Zone published

    20 May 2021 14:35

    A new information page about the Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) is now published on the Eastern IFCA website.   The page contains information aboutRead More >

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