Archive for July, 2010

Scott slams SNP comments

Scott slams SNP comments

Following meetings this morning at Peterhead quay side with North East fishing representatives, including skipper Jimmy Buchan and the Chief Executive of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation, Bertie Armstrong, Scottish Conservatives Fisheries spokesman, John Scott MSP, has slammed the SNP for remarks made by their President, Ian Hudghton MEP, seemingly praising Icelandic fisheries management. John Scott […]

Continue Reading

The Not Forgotten Event

The Not Forgotten Event

This post is extracted from a report written by Captain Andy Bridson who put on a charity fishing event for the Not Forgotten Association which provides leisure and recreation for wounded serving and ex-service men and women with disabilities – guys who deserve total respect. Anyone wishing to make a contribution to their cause can […]

Continue Reading

The Not Forgotten Event

The Not Forgotten Event

This post is extracted from a report written by Captain Andy Bridson who put on a charity fishing event for the Not Forgotten Association which provides leisure and recreation for wounded serving and ex-service men and women with disabilities – guys who deserve total respect. Anyone wishing to make a contribution to their cause can […]

Continue Reading

UK fisheries in distress

UK fisheries in distress

Condensed from an article by Lindsey Partos, SeafoodSource contributing editor. 23 July, 2010. A vast majority of scientifically assessed stocks in the United Kingdom are fished at rates well above levels for high long-term yield, according to a new government report. Five years on from the UK’s Charting Progress report, the updated snapshot of the […]

Continue Reading

Gordon’s Guide to the SSTP Tagging Card

Gordon’s Guide to the SSTP Tagging Card

Hi, The purpose of this article is to try and explain why each piece of info requested on the Tagging Card ( available here in pdf ) is important to the Scottish Shark Tagging Programme.   Tagger’s name – We reward anglers who have tagged 10, 50 and 100 fish with our bronze, silver and […]

Continue Reading

SEA Consultation Events

SEA Consultation Events

The Scottish Government will shortly be running consultation events to discuss the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Draft Plan for Offshore Wind in Scottish Territorial Waters. The SEA provides a framework for progressing the development of offshore wind energy out to 12 NM, and along with the draft plan presents the Government’s vision for offshore […]

Continue Reading

MCZ project Newsletter 2

MCZ project Newsletter 2

The second MCZ Project Newsletter designed to keep stakeholders up-to-date with the work of the Marine Conservation Zone Project has been published. The key points are – the process to designate Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) as part of an ecologically coherent network of Marine Protected Areas. that the four regional stakeholder groups responsible for making […]

Continue Reading

UK Marine Act Implementation – Public Consultation

UK Marine Act Implementation – Public Consultation

21st July 2010 – 13th October 2010 Info release from Defra Please be advised the public consultations and supporting documents on the Marine Policy Statement, the Marine Planning System and Marine Licensing are now live and can be accessed on the following links: The Marine Policy Statement (UK) will be the first part of new […]

Continue Reading