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Ground-breaking Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal Signed

The ground-breaking Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal has now been signed. Borderlands have just announced the signing of the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal today, the first cross border Deal, covering the largest area of any of the growth deals agreed to date. It commits fresh investment of over £450m into the region and will be jointly… Read more »

UK agrees fishing catch limits with EU and Norway

The UK has agreed fishing catch limits with EU and Norway. The UK has now reached agreement with Norway and the European Union on catch limits in 2021 for six jointly-managed fish stocks in the North Sea. The agreement promotes the sustainable management and long-term viability of cod, haddock, plaice, whiting, herring, and saithe stocks… Read more »

Join the PMNHS ‘Connect to our Coasts’ Virtual Conference

A one-day virtual conference for those with a passion for marine natural history on Saturday 27 March. The Porcupine Marine Natural History Society (PMNHS) invite you to join them to share in their fascination for all things marine. This year’s theme is “Connecting to our coasts” – A one-day virtual conference for those with a… Read more »

Get Involved in the South of Scotland Regional Economic Partnership

Get Involved in the South of Scotland Regional Economic Partnership They want to hear your views on what needs to be done to make the South of Scotland economy stronger, fairer for all and more sustainable. When they say everyone – they mean everyone. Whether you are a resident, businesses owner, involved in a community… Read more »

Fishing News Awards Open for Nominations

Fishing News Awards 2021 are now open for nominations. The Fishmongers’ Company’ Fisheries Charitable Trust are once again sponsoring the Sustainability Award at this years’ Fishing News Awards. They would like to invite you to submit a nomination. The Sustainability Award recognises and rewards outstanding innovation and achievement towards improving sustainability and environmental responsibility within… Read more »

Cumbria Wildlife Trust are Recruiting a Project Officer – My Local Catch

Cumbria Wildlife Trust are Recruiting a Project Officer – My Local Catch Cumbria Wildlife Trust has an exciting opportunity for candidates who have a keen interest and passion for the marine environment, sustainable fisheries and seafood. The Project Officer will be part of a diverse marine programme across the North West, working to promote the… Read more »

Vacancy for Wind Turbine Technician Apprenticeship at Robin Rigg, Workington

A vacancy has arisen for a Wind Turbine Technician Apprenticeship at Robin Rigg, Workington RWE Renewables UK are offering the opportunity for motivated people to begin a career in renewable energy. This excellent 3 year apprentice scheme will enable the selected candidates to develop into technicians working on wind turbines. The first 2 years will… Read more »

Senior Scientist Vacancy with the North Western IFCA

A Senior Scientist Vacancy has arisen with the North Western IFCA. NWIFCA is lead regulator protecting the inshore marine environment and fisheries in NW England. NWIFCA District extends from the Welsh border in the south to the Scottish border in the north and seawards out to 6 miles. A senior vacancy is currently available in… Read more »

Scottish Inshore Fisheries Integrated Data System (SIFIDS) Project

The SIFIDS Project update! The Scottish Inshore Fisheries Integrated Data System (SIFIDS) Project was funded through the European Maritime Fisheries Fund and was allocated £1.53 million of funding to support research into the development of an integrated system for the collection, collation, analysis and interrogation of data from the Scottish inshore fishing fleet. The SIFIDS Project… Read more »

Seafood Producers Resilience Fund – Still time to apply

Eligible fishing vessels still have time to apply for funding from the Seafood Producers Resilience Fund. The Seafood Producers Resilience Fund will provide support to eligible shellfish catchers and eligible shellfish and trout aquaculture undertakings. These businesses have lost access to domestic and international food markets as a result of COVID-19, and the difficult trading… Read more »