• New Issue: Fishing News 21.03.19

    New Issue: Fishing News 21.03.19

    19th March 2019

    This week in Fishing News you will find: – Brexit meltdown – FFL organises Tyneside protest – Ireland ‘committed’ to voisinage restoration – EU e-tracking and reporting for under-12s – Electronic beacons aim to cut gear loss – 24-hour double-tow…

  • Stranded lobsters rescued

    Stranded lobsters rescued

    16th March 2018

    Fishermen and their families, together with volunteers from Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and members of the general public, rescued over 5,000 lobsters washed ashore on the Holderness coast by extremely heavy seas associated with the ‘Beast From The East’ and Storm…

  • Rescue wooden boats – picking up north Norfolk survivors

    5th February 2016

    North Norfolk’s wooden boat heritage lives on, reports John Worrall You don’t sense the passion immediately. At first glance, the Hewitt brothers’ boat yard, accommodated in and around a collection of large sheds just above the marshes at Stiffkey, looks…

  • Dungeness lifeboat aids French fishermen

    Dungeness lifeboat aids French fishermen

    28th August 2015

    Dover Coastguard sent the Dungeness lifeboat to aid a 10m French fishing vessel taking on water, 11 miles southeast of Dungeness. Two people were on board the vessel. ​Once on scene, duty coxswain Roger Gillett, in command of the Shannon…


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