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  • NFFO: Sustainability and environment

    NFFO: Sustainability and environment

    12th October 2021

    Working with other fishers across different fleet segments is challenging – but it offers a better way forward than attempting alliances with environmentalists, argues Newlyn fisherman and NFFO president Andrew Pascoe It is not that difficult to exploit divisions in…

  • A celebration of the fishing industry

    A celebration of the fishing industry

    1st October 2021

    Rachael Harper talks to artist Henrietta Graham about her time on the Karen of Ladram, which inspired her to paint a public installation for Newlyn Harbour “The thing is, my studio is bang splat in the middle of Newlyn fishmarket!”…

  • North Shields: Pictures Seeking Captions

    North Shields: Pictures Seeking Captions

    29th September 2021

    Photographer Laszlo Torday documented the North East of England, including the North Shields fishing industry, for decades. Yet little is known of him – or about his pictures. Brian W Lavery reports… Day after day, year after year, he went…

  • Four reasons to raise North Sea cod quotas

    Four reasons to raise North Sea cod quotas

    29th September 2021

    Shetland Fishermen’s Association executive officer Simon Collins puts the on-the-grounds case for realistic cod quotas next year If fisheries ministers and their officials are sick and tired about the fishing industry going on and on about North Sea cod quotas,…

  • Project funding: How Fishing Animateur can help

    Project funding: How Fishing Animateur can help

    28th September 2021

    With a new funding round of the government’s Fisheries and Seafood Scheme (FaSS) now open for applications, Rachael Harper talks to Imogen Smith-Devey, who has been working as a fishing animateur for 18 months, about how the project can help…