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Stephen Edwards – Whitstable – Illegal Fish Sales

A Whitstable fish shop director has been fined more than £4,600, in a case brought by the Marine and Fisheries Agency (MFA). On Monday 18 January at Folkestone Magistrates Court, Stephen Edwards, Director of the Wet Fish Shop in Whitstable, pleaded guilty to 13 offences (a further 118 having been taken into consideration) of buying [...]

By |January 25th, 2010|News|0 Comments

North Sea Cod Fishing Closure – January 2010

The North Sea (areas IVa, IVb, IVc) has been closed to vessels using towed gear of 100 mm and above for the rest of January. The closure is from 00.01 on Jan 25 until midnight January 31 and will effect around 60 trawlers administered by the Marine and Fisheries Agency and the Welsh Assembly Government. [...]

By |January 25th, 2010|News|2 Comments