News

Record Fines Imposed for Inshore Scallop Dredging Offences off the Yorkshire Coast

12/04/2021

The North Eastern Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority (NEIFCA) has successfully prosecuted the owner and master of the scallop dredging vessel, Star of Annan OB 50 and the owner of scallop dredging vessel Qvarl BM 29 for multiple breaches of local scallop dredging regulations and national fisheries legislation, detected off the Yorkshire coast.

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IFCAs appoint new National Lead Training Officer

09/02/2021

IFCAs appoint new National Lead Training Officer 

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IFCAs fisheries enforcement presence

07/01/2021

IFCAs fisheries enforcement presence.

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Brexit Deal & support for coastal communities

31/12/2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a resurgence in the demand for local fish. Building upon this momentum we can support the fishing industry to reconnect our coastal communities and support our inshore fleet by consuming more of their catches.

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Fines and forfeiture of fishing gear for visiting illegal net fishers in Southampton Water’s Bass Nursery Area

21/10/2020

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Association of IFCAs appoints Chief Officer

01/10/2020

The Association of IFCAs (AIFCA) has appointed Robert Clark to the Associations new role of Chief Officer. Robert joins the AIFCAs from the Southern IFCA, where he was Chief Executive Officer

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COVID-19 Update

26/03/2020

Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs) updates for the Inshore Fishing Community

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DEFRA offer continued IFCA funding to 2020

22/03/2016

Minister George Eustice announced the extension of Defra “new burdens” funding for the ten Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities until 2020 (the next comprehensive spending review) This funding has already been in place for 5 years, but before this announcement it was not guaranteed beyond March 2016.

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