NFFO chairman: ‘It is vital we remain upbeat’

NFFO chairman: ‘It is vital we remain upbeat’

The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) AGM was held last Tuesday

Nusrat Ghani: ‘Abolish transit visas with immediate effect and replace them with skilled worker visas’

Nusrat Ghani: ‘Abolish transit visas with immediate effect and replace them with skilled worker visas’

Nusrat Ghani has added her voice to calls to abolish the transit visa scheme, and replace it with a scheme that provides better legal protection for foreign fishing crews

‘Talk to us’: Plymouth fishers seek solutions on harbour plans

‘Talk to us’: Plymouth fishers seek solutions on harbour plans

Fishermen in Plymouth have accused the Environment Agency of failing to consult them on the harbour development proposals announced last month.

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