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Fancy Bidding On This Suffolk Fishery?

News From Cheffins Cheffins’ first property auction of this year will see 25 lots auctioned on Wednesday 14th March at the firm’s salerooms in Cambridge. The sale will include a series of mixed-use lots, development opportunities and unusual investment options amongst residential and commercial property. One of the lots set to generate the most interest is

Angling Trust appoints new Project Officer to support Voluntary Bailiff Service and Building Bridges project in East of England

Andy Beal has been appointed Project Officer for the East of England by the Angling Trust’s Fisheries Enforcement Support Service (FESS). Funded by Heritage Lottery money, Andy will work across both the Voluntary Bailiff Service, in support of Eastern Regional Enforcement Manager Paul Thomas, and enhancing delivery of the Building Bridges Project in the Nenescape

Legal Action Looms Over Reef Wrasse Removals

Angling Trust News Release Fish Legal and the Angling Trust have written to the government to warn that it could face legal action if it fails to protect sensitive marine sites off the South Coast of England. Thousands of English wrasse are being caught in Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) – protected under EU law

Angling Trust and Fish Legal intervene to save Kennet from further habitat damage

Angling Trust News Release This week saw a high level meeting called with the Canal and Rivers Trust (CRT) following a formal complaint from the Angling Trust and Fish Legal regarding habitat destruction on the River Kennet and Kennet & Avon Canal between Reading and Newbury. Angling Trust and Fish Legal member clubs, including Newbury

First Prosecution For Body Worn Cameras

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY NEWS RELEASE Body worn camera footage captured by Environment Agency officers on patrol has been used to support a conviction for the first time. Callum Bell, 26, of Lyndsey Street in Houghton-Le-Spring, was fined for obstructing Fisheries Enforcement officers during an incident at Ouston near Chester-le-Street in June last year. The footage shows