1. New Research & Patrol Vessel

    28 April 2021 9:03

    Press release Eastern IFCA                                         Date: April 2021    Read More >

  2. Commencement of The Wash annual cockle surveys

    24 March 2021 17:05

    The intertidal cockle stocks in The Wash not only provide an important resource for the local fishing industry but also an essential food supply for the internationally importantRead More >

  3. Formal Consultation: Wash Cockle and Mussel Byelaw 2021

    24 March 2021 16:55

    We are seeking your views on the Wash Mussel and Cockle Byelaw 2021.  The deadline for responses is noon on the 3rd May 2021. The information you provideRead More >

  4. Business Plan 2021-2026 Published

    18 March 2021 11:37

    The Business Plan for the coming 5 years was approved by Members (at the 43rd Eastern IFCA Meeting) and is now published on our website.   The planRead More >

  5. Seafood Response Fund – Now Launched

    09 March 2021 14:44

    Today, March 9th 2021, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) launched the Seafood Response Fund (SRF). The fund is available to support UK fishing and shellfish aquaculture businesses affectedRead More >

  6. Minimum Sizes Byelaw 2019 now in force

    03 March 2021 13:09

    Eastern IFCA, in conjunction with Northumberland, North Eastern and Kent & Essex IFCAs, have made a byelaw in relation to the minimum conservation reference size for certain marineRead More >

  7. 2021 Bass regulations update

    01 March 2021 14:30

    It has been announced that the 2020 rules for recreational bass fishing have been rolled over for 2021 for both recreational and commercial fishing. The following statement isRead More >

  8. Consultation News – Wash Fishery Informal Consultation Report Published

    25 February 2021 15:41

    The report of the informal consultation on the proposed aim and objectives for the future management of access to bivalve fisheries in The Wash is now available toRead More >

  9. Paralytic shellfish toxins (PST) Press Release

    10 February 2021 10:21

    EIFCA have been made aware that strong winds have led to several mass strandings of marine fauna along the Norfolk and Suffolk coasts recently. It is important toRead More >

  10. MMO Formal Consultation – Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge Special Area of Conservation and Dogger Bank Special Area of Conservation

    03 February 2021 15:30

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is the government’s principal regulator for most activities in English waters. This includes the management of activities in marine protected areas (MPAs), exceptRead More >

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