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Nov 11,2007  by SACN

Anglers at European Table


imageScottish anglers attend European conference and EU Parliamentary dinner Denis Kelly and Ian Burrett have just returned from Brussels where they attended a conference organized by the Shark Alliance - a coalition of more than forty conservation, fishing, diving, and ... [full story]


Feb 10,2007  by SACN

Bag Limits for Cornwall (Updated 13 Feb 07)


imageAt a recent meeting of the Cornwall Sea Fisheries Committee (attended by six representatives from DEFRA down from London), a proposal that bag limits should be imposed on unlicensed fishermen was put forward and accepted. A background paper that the committee ... [full story]


Mar 21,2007  by SACN

Dave Morton Accepts SFC Post


imageDave Morton, the SACN Regional Co-ordinator for the North-East has been offered a vacant seat which has arisen on the Northumberland Sea Fisheries Committee for an angling representative.  An invitation which he has accepted. A number of the SACN Executive Group members already sit ... [full story]


Dec 14,2006  by Leon Roskilly

DEFRA meet with RSA Representatives (Updated 23 feb 07)


imageYesterday DEFRA met with a number of representatives of various RSA organisations, including SACN. This was the second of what is intended to become regular twice yearly meetings giving the DEFRA Coastal Waters team and RSA representatives the opportunity to discuss issues ... [full story]


Jan 04,2007  by SACN

DEFRA Science Advisory Group


imageIn September of last year, SACN's Leon Roskilly was invited to attend the newly formed DEFRA Science Advisory Group for their first meeting. Invitations to join the SAG were on a personal basis, not as a representative of any particular organisation ... [full story]


Oct 02,2007  by SACN

Illegal Netters Nabbed


imageAn Environment Agency Wales operation to catch illegal fishermen on the Loughor Estuary again proved successful as two Burry Port men were caught last Friday night (21 September). Environmental crime officers, assisted by South Wales Police, apprehended the men for ... [full story]


Mar 21,2007  by SACN

Leon Roskilly to Stand Down


imageSACN Co-ordinator Leon Roskilly has announced his intention to stand down from the SACN Executive Group by the end of 2008. In a proposal to transform the governance of SACN before then, by electing a committee to oversee the future running ... [full story]


Aug 04,2006  by Leon Roskilly

New Member Appointed to SACN Executive Group


imageAndy Elliot has been appointed as a new SACN Regional Co-ordinator for Northern Ireland. Andy will be working closely with Pat Boyle, the SACN Regional Co-odinator for Eire who previously had responsibility for the whole of Ireland. Andy will be known to ... [full story]


Jul 18,2007  by SACN

New Organisation for Scotland


imageOver the past months the SOS in Scotland and SACN (Scotland) and the SFSA Conservation Team have worked together to address a number of marine conservation issues; this has greatly increased the political recognition of RSA in Scotland and allowed ... [full story]


Aug 16,2006  by Leon Roskilly

New Website for SACN Wales


imageThe Welsh Region of SACN now has its own Website. Put together by Welsh SACN Executive Group Member Ray Davies, the site aims to keep those with an iterest in the developing Recreational Sea Fishery in Wales informed of events and provide ... [full story]



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