Monthly Archives: October 2020

£2,200 boost for Mission from Berwick wholesaler

29th October 2020 Berwick-based fish processor and wholesaler Cas Par Cas Scotland has generously donated £2,200 to the Fishermen’s Mission in Eyemouth, reports John Periam. Claire McIntosh, Mission area officer for South East Scotland and Northumberland, said: “Covid-19 has had a profound effect on fishermen and their families on the east coast of Scotland and across the border to Berwick ...

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SFF slams three-mile limit push  

26th October 2020 SFF attacks campaign for three-mile mobile gear ban   ‘No evidence’ for claimed benefits The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation has hit back at green groups and some creel fishermen who are mounting a sustained campaign for mobile gear to be banned within Scotland’s three-mile limit, reports Tim Oliver. The federation says there is no evidence that such a ...

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DEFRA consults on quota plans

19th October 2020 DEFRA consults on post-Brexit plans in England Changes to economic link and additional quota shareout DEFRA has begun a wide-ranging consultation with the English industry on proposals on three issues that will be of central importance in establishing the post-Brexit fisheries management regime, reports Tim Oliver. In three separate but linked consultations, the government is seeking views ...

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Big changes ahead in Scotland

12th October 2020 Fisheries management shake-up in Scotland Plans well advanced for major changes The Scottish government has set out plans for major changes in the way the Scottish industry and fisheries are managed from next year onwards, reports Tim Oliver. Changes under consideration include the introduction of TACs for some non-quota species, groups other than POs to have quota ...

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HEATHER FAY

HEATHER FAY – BELIEVE from Album SENSUAL Believe (Submission): Believe is a very special song to me that I wrote in the very beginning of my journey into the music industry. It was at a time of frustration for me as I faced being treated differently for being a female. I had heard a lot but never truly understood the ...

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Foreign crewing hopes | Fishing News

5th October 2020 Breakthrough in sight on foreign crew permits Migration report upgrades fishermen to ‘skilled workers’   There are hopes that an end is in sight to the problems of recruiting foreign crews, after a major report recommended that fishermen should be regarded as skilled workers, reports Tim Oliver. The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended classifying deckhands on ...

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Online screening tells An Ocean Story

1st October 2020 The Scottish Fisheries Museum has teamed up with Netherlands-based charitable foundation By The Ocean We Unite to screen an insightful and moving environmental documentary. On Friday, 2 October from 7-9pm, the museum invites you to join it for an online screening of An Ocean Story, the feature-length documentary by Sander Van Weert featuring National Geographic explorer-in-residence and ...

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Public Notice: Eastern IFCA – Closed Areas Byelaw 2020

EASTERN INSHORE FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION AUTHORITY Section 155 & 156 Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 Pursuant to the above Act, Eastern Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority intends to apply to the Minister for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for the confirmation of the Closed Areas Byelaw 2020. The intention of this byelaw is to prohibit specified ...

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