1. Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge – MMO call for evidence

    12 November 2020 11:38

    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 >

  2. Informal Consultation: Managing access to Wash bivalve fisheries

    05 November 2020 10:55

    Updated: 19/12/2020 – This consultation is now closed.   Eastern IFCA are consulting with fishers in The Wash bivalve fisheries as part of the work to replace theRead More >

  3. Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Marine Conservation Zone – Research Report

    23 October 2020 13:54

    Natural England have published a research report on 23rd October 2020 “Human Impacts on Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ: Chalk complexity and population dynamics of commercial crustaceans”. ThisRead More >

  4. Marine Management Organisation help for commercial fishers, fish traders and exporters to prepare for end of transition period

    22 October 2020 11:28

    The MMO have developed a ‘one-stop-shop’ signposting commercial fishers, merchants and exporters to the help and support available as they get ready for the end of the transitionRead More >

  5. Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ)

    15 October 2020 20:52

    Eastern IFCA have now received formal advice from Natural England regarding the environmental impact of crab and lobster pot fishing within the Cromer Shoal MCZ.  The following pressRead More >

  6. IFCA update to Privacy Notices

    01 October 2020 14:16

    The Authority has updated its privacy notices to reflect the implementation of a Data Sharing Agreement with the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). Privacy notices can be found here.Read More >

  7. FORMAL CONSULTATION ON THE CLOSED AREAS BYELAW 2020

    29 September 2020 8:48

    Eastern IFCA is holding a consultation regarding the Closed Areas Byelaw 2020. More information on the byelaw is available at the links set out below.   The purposeRead More >

  8. The Wash Cockle Fishery 2020

    22 September 2020 13:37

    Following the very unusual circumstances surrounding the process to open the cockle fishery this year, due to Covid-19 restrictions,  a Briefing Note providing details of the 2020 WashRead More >

  9. MCA consultation on a revised code of practice for the safety of fishing vessels of less than 15m length overall

    17 August 2020 13:26

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has opened a consultation on a revised code of practice for the safety of fishing vessels of less than 15m length overall. ThisRead More >

  10. Fish, Mollusc and Crustacea Minimum Size Emergency Byelaw 2019: Byelaw Extension

    10 August 2020 12:33

    Eastern IFCA, together with Northumberland, North Eastern and Kent and Essex IFCAs implemented the Fish, Mollusc and Crustacea Minimum Size Emergency Byelaw 2019 on the 13th August 2019.Read More >

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