1. MMO Formal Consultation and Call for Evidence

    20 January 2023 11:29

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has launched a formal consultation on the Marine Protected Areas Bottom Towed Fishing Gear Byelaw 2023, which prohibits the use of bottom towedRead More >

  2. National IFCA Members Recruitment Campaign

    13 January 2023 14:40

    The MMO have launched the annual national campaign to recruit members for each of the ten IFCAs in England.   Eastern IFCA would like to encourage applications fromRead More >

  3. Final round of Defra’s Fisheries Industry Science Partnerships (FISP) scheme now open

    19 December 2022 10:30

    The final round of Defra’s  Fisheries Industry Science Partnerships (FISP) scheme is now open for applications. The deadline to apply is midday on 19 January 2023.   TheRead More >

  4. Informal Consultation Launched: Management of Crab and Lobster Potting Fisheries

    12 December 2022 15:49

    Eastern IFCA has launched an informal consultation on the management of crab and lobster potting fisheries. The informal consultation will close at midday on Monday 30th of JanuaryRead More >

  5. Wash Fishery Order 1992 Replacement

    08 December 2022 14:49

    The Wash Fishery Order 1992 (WFO), which is a hybrid regulating and several order used to manage wild shellfisheries (primarily cockles and mussels) and aquaculture lays in theRead More >

  6. Upcoming Seafish Events on the Development of Fisheries Management Plans for Crab, Lobster and Whelk

    17 November 2022 10:17

    Seafish (the public body supporting the UK seafood industry) are holding online and in-person events on the development of the Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs) for whelk and brownRead More >

  7. Temporary Closure Consultation: The Wash

    11 November 2022 9:24

    Eastern IFCA is launching a consultation on a temporary closure of the Wash under Byelaw 8, the Temporary Closure of Shellfish Fisheries Byelaw. The Wash Fishery Order 1992Read More >

  8. Deadline to Register as an Interested Party for the Sheringham Extension Project and Dudgeon Extension Project Proposal

    10 November 2022 10:16

    A proposal to extend the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farms is to be considered by the Planning Inspectorate. The project, called “Sheringham Extension Project and DudgeonRead More >

  9. Dates Announced for Stakeholder Events in Wells and Sheringham on Crab/Lobster and Whelk Fisheries Management Plans

    28 October 2022 14:57

    Seafish have announced dates for two stakeholder events in our district on the development of crab/lobster and whelk Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs):   The Whelk FMP event: TuesdayRead More >

  10. Closure of Horseshoe Point Cockle Fishery

    07 October 2022 15:01

    Eastern IFCA has renewed the closure of the Horseshoe Point cockle fishery under Byelaw XXIV, as a continuation of the existing circumstances. The lack of water classification inRead More >

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