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Defra backs down over ‘absurd and illogical’ Charter Boat ban

Following a campaign by the Angling Trust and the Professional Boatman’s Association (PBA), which attracted support from diving groups including the British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC), the government have decided to withdraw guidance issued on June 11th which specifically prohibited skippered charter boats in England from operating under the COVID-19 regulations. The decision is effective

Angling Trust thanks volunteers with Excellence Awards to mark National Volunteers’ Week

The Angling Trust is marking this year’s National Volunteers’ Week (June 1-7) by acknowledging the fantastic contribution to our work made by volunteers. This year, 18 volunteers have been nominated to receive Volunteering Excellence Awards in recognition of their continued commitment. The volunteers, members of the Angling Trust’s Voluntary Bailiff Service (VBS) and Building Bridges

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Environment Agency and Angling Trust welcome lifting of restrictions on recreational fishing

DEFRA NEWS RELEASE Restrictions on angling in England are eased from today (Wednesday 13th May) following updated government guidance on outdoor activities. The news has been welcomed by both the Environment Agency and Angling Trust. The Trust recently put forward its ‘When We Fish Again’ report to the government, encouraging a phased return to the sport and

Angling to resume on Wednesday, May 13th

The Angling Trust has given a warm welcome to the announcement today (May 10th) by Prime Minster Boris Johnson that recreational fishing looks set to resume in England on Wednesday, May 13th. The Prime Minister announced the resumption of ‘unlimited outdoor sports’ from Wednesday providing they are conducted alone or with members of the same