fishing communities

  • Hessle Road Remembered

    Hessle Road Remembered

    16th April 2021

    In 1971, photographer Alec Gill began to document the life of Hull’s Hessle Road fishing community, building up a collection of over 6,600 black and white negatives. Here he shares some of the memories evoked by his pictures… Having hitch-hiked…

  • Brexit poses ‘severe threat to UK fishing communities’

    Brexit poses ‘severe threat to UK fishing communities’

    4th December 2017

    Report warns of dangers to shellfish sector. Many UK small boat fishermen and fishing communities stand to be worse off after Brexit according to an economics ‘think tank’. In particular, the many boats that do not have quota, such as…


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