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Brussels Wants Our Sea Bed

Hidden in an amendment within a huge report on the EU’s Common Fisheries policy, UKIP has discovered an attempt by Brussels to seize control of the UK seabed, owned by the UK Crown: A power grab that should trigger a UK Referendum. The vast majority of the mineral rich seabed, inside the 12 mile limit [...]

By | 2018-03-23T08:49:43+00:00 February 5th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Special Areas of Conservation For Scotland

The Marine Conservation Society commends proposals for five new offshore Special Areas of Conservation The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) today welcomes the Scottish Government’s announcement that five new European Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) will be designated in offshore waters adjacent to Scotland. The list of sites includes Hatton Bank, which will be Europe’s largest [...]

By | 2018-03-23T08:49:44+00:00 December 11th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Whitby Fishing Club 2012 – 2013 Results And Positions

We apologise once again for the lateness in publishing the results. As usual The Whitby Fishing Club have made it very difficult for anyone wishing to publish and debate their catches, sadly we do not see this changing in the near future.

Whitby Fishing Club – Whacker Celebrates 50 Years

THE president and longest-serving member of Whitby Sea Anglers Association was honoured at the club’s presentation evening on Good Friday 2012. After 50 years with the association 67-year-old William “Whacker” Atkinson has lost none of his competitive nature and said: “As long as I can get down them cliffs I will still be fishing. “I’ve [...]

By | 2018-03-23T08:50:05+00:00 September 26th, 2012|Featured, News, Whitby Fishing Club Results|0 Comments

Illegal Seafood In Restaurants

The catering industry risks purchasing unsafe, poor quality or illegal seafood if they do not check it has come from a reputable supplier, government bodies have warned. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Food Standards Agency (FSA) together with the British Hospitality Association are asking caterers to check whether the seafood they purchase can be [...]

By | 2018-03-23T08:50:07+00:00 August 21st, 2012|Featured, Illegal Fishing|0 Comments

UK Basking Sharks – Have You Seen Any ??

UK Baksing Shark Leaping Sharks The Size Of Buses Launch The Start Of The Basking Shark Spotting Season. Breaching animals already seen off UK coast Sightings of Britains largest fish, the enigmatic basking shark, have increased in recent weeks in UK waters says the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). 40 sharks have so far [...]

By | 2018-03-23T08:50:13+00:00 August 16th, 2012|News|3 Comments