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Formal consultation of MMO Margate and Long Sands European Marine Site (Specified Areas) Bottom Towed Fishing Gear Byelaw 2016

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is currently consulting on a new byelaw for Margate and Long Sands Site of Community Importance (SCI). The byelaw will help protect sensitive areas of the M...
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CONSULTATION PROCESS FOR ESSEX ESTUARIES BOTTOM TRAWLING (PROHIBITED AREAS) BYELAW

MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009 ESSEX ESTUARIES BOTTOM TRAWLING (PROHIBITED AREAS) BYELAW  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: The Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority intends ...
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New commercial and recreational fishing restrictions for Bass in 2016

Throughout 2015 the European Commission has been working with member states and their scientific advisors on a range of measures to reduce bass fishing mortality. However, stocks are continuing...
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Guilty verdict upheld on appeal for fishing with an over-powered vessel in KEIFCA district

Mr. Terry Stimpson appeared in front of Basildon Crown Court on Thursday 4th February after appealing a guilty verdict of two counts of breaching a Kent and Essex IFCA byelaw on engine power. On...
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River Medway Nursery Area (Prohibition of Fishing) Byelaw

Kent & Essex IFCA will be holding an extraordinary meeting on Friday 6 November for Members to make a new byelaw to protect fish populations, using the River Medway as a nursery area. For f...
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Folkestone Pomerania Marine Conservation Zone

The Secretary of State has signed a byelaw banning the use of bottom towed fishing gear in the Folkestone Pomerania Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ); the first such byelaw of its type anywhere in Eng...
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Technical Panel meeting 27 July 2015

Kent & Essex IFCA will be holding a Technical Panel meeting in the Kent Room at Gravesham Borough Council, Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend on Monday 27 July starting at 11am. This me...
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Medway Nursery Area

KEIFCA are holding a meeting to discuss the introduction of a protected nursery area covering the saltmarsh and intertidal zone on the Isle of Grain side of the Medway. The management proposed woul...
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Kent and Essex IFCA are now on twitter. You can follow us @KentEssexIFCA  
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Brightlingsea skipper found guilty on two counts of fishing with an over powered vessel.

Mr. Terry Stimpson appeared in front of Basildon Magistrates Court on Wendesday 22nd April charged with two counts of breaching a Kent and Essex IFCA byelaw on engine power. The byelaw was intro...
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