1. 2022 Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ Imagery Analysis

    29 July 2022 10:44

    Seabed videos collected during last year’s ROV surveys in the Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ have now been analysed by external contractors and the results presented in aRead More >

  2. Wash Cockle and Mussel Fisheries

    22 July 2022 8:25

    22 July 2022 The Wash Fishery Order 1992 Cockle and Mussel re-laying fisheries will be open from 04:30 on 26 July 2022. The management measures for both fisheriesRead More >

  3. Survey seeks fishers’ views on the current state of fisheries governance in England

    15 July 2022 13:27

    A survey has been launched asking fishers for their views on the current state of fisheries governance institutions in England. This research into trust relations between fishers andRead More >

  4. Defra launches consultation on Highly Protected Marine Areas

    11 July 2022 9:50

    On 6th July 2022, Defra launched a consultation on the designation of five candidate Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) in English waters. The proposals cover a diverse rangeRead More >

  5. Wash Cockle and Mussel Fishery Update

    07 July 2022 15:37

    Last updated: 08/07/2022 At an extraordinary meeting of the full Authority held today (Thursday 7th June 2022) members decided that both the Wash cockle fishery and mussel re-layingRead More >

  6. Consultation Launched: Wash Hand-worked Cockle Fishery and Mussel Re-laying Fishery 2022

    29 June 2022 11:16

    Eastern IFCA has launched a consultation to seek the views of Wash fishermen on the potential for opening a hand-worked cockle fishery and mussel re-laying fishery this year.Read More >

  7. Wash Cockle Fishery 2022 – update 23rd June 2022

    23 June 2022 15:06

    A Working Group of Wash fishermen and Eastern IFCA members and officers met again on 22nd June 2022 to discuss prospects for a cockle fishery in The WashRead More >

  8. The Wash Cockle Fishery 2022 – Update

    17 June 2022 15:16

    Eastern IFCA has set up a Wash Cockle Fishery Stakeholder Group with six Wash fishing representatives to discuss the results of the 2022 cockle surveys, the conservation requirementsRead More >

  9. Eastern IFCA and fishermen jointly undertake additional surveys in The Wash in response to fishing industry concerns over the potential lack of a cockle fishery in 2022

    16 June 2022 7:17

    Eastern IFCA is working in conjunction with the fishing industry to undertake additional surveys of cockle and mussel stocks in The Wash as part of work to furtherRead More >

  10. Emergency Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Byelaw: Consultation

    14 June 2022 15:17

    Emergency Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Byelaw: Consultation Eastern IFCA is considering implementing an emergency byelaw and is seeking your views.  The deadline for responses is midday 15 JuneRead More >

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