• Help to find CV aid

    Help to find CV aid

    27th July 2020

    Single contact to access CV support cash Federations and Mission simplify ‘daunting’ process The national fishing federations and Fishermen’s Mission have joined forces to try to ensure that all fishermen and vessel operators are aware of all financial help that…

  • New lifeboat ready for service at Peel

    New lifeboat ready for service at Peel

    15th May 2020

    The coronavirus crisis has had a major impact on lifeboat stations in terms of publicity visits, exercise launches and events – but the commitment of the RNLI to saving lives at sea remains as strong as ever, and lifeboats have…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 07.05.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 07.05.20

    5th May 2020

      – Brexit talks deadlocked – £1m scheme to support direct sales in England now open – French boycott of Scots fish hits markets and prices – Pressure for support for English over-24m boats – Fathom offers ministerial insights into…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 30.04.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 30.04.20

    28th April 2020

    – Welcome for new grants – MMO launches Fisheries Response Fund – No help yet for ‘struggling’ Scots whitefish fleet – £20,000 to qualify in Scotland v. £10,000 elsewhere – Open letter from fisheries minister Victoria Prentis – £500,000 to…

  • Welcome for new grants

    Welcome for new grants

    27th April 2020

    New grants welcomed but more needed No help for English over-24s and Scots whitefish fleet There has been general industry welcome for new support packages announced for the English under-24m and Scottish over-12m fleets, reports Tim Oliver. But some anomalies…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 23.04.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 23.04.20

    21st April 2020

        – Grants for Welsh fleet – NFFO ramps up pressure for package in England – PO chief to Eustice: ‘England being left behind’ – EMFF aid for halted fishing – Frustrations in Irish fleet over Covid response delays…

  • Grants for Welsh fleet

    Grants for Welsh fleet

    20th April 2020

    Support package for Welsh fishermen Sliding scale payments to a maximum £10,000 Welsh fishermen are to get grant support from the Welsh government during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, reports Tim Oliver. The grants, described as ‘a massive boost and very…

  • Industry support vital

    Industry support vital

    13th April 2020

     NFFO: Urgent help for industry essential Campaign for package for England and Wales Pressure is mounting on the UK government for a tailored support package for the fishing industry in England and Wales. The NFFO, which has sent a detailed…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 09.04.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 09.04.20

    7th April 2020

      – Whitefish effort cuts – SW POs and markets work together – Industry waits for ‘bespoke’ package – Brussels increases aid for fishing industry – EU aid package welcomed ‘as a first measure’ – Lulworth fishermen face ‘worst of…

  • Whitefish effort cuts

    Whitefish effort cuts

    6th April 2020

    High consumer demand for limited whitefish supplies The small amount of whitefish available in Scotland last week secured good prices as buyers strived to meet contract requirements from key consumers, including supermarkets, in the run-up to Easter week, reports David…


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