News headlines Dec 13
04.12.13 Angling Trust Teams up with RSPB, WWF and Others to Influence Water Bill Picture: The Angling Trust's Martin Salter Being Interviewed in the Winter Drought of 2011/2.The Angling Trust has worked closely with the RSPB, WWF and the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management to try and get amendments to the Water Bill as it passes through the Houses of...
28.11.13 Blackburn Fishing Project Wins People's Millions Vote A Blackburn based organisation asked for your help earlier this week in voting for them to win a head-to-head People's Millions funding competition. We are very pleased to report therefore that The Lodge project won it's funding.
27.11.13 Sainsbury’s confesses that ‘British’ Eels actually came from New Zealand The Chief Executive of Sainsbury’s, Justin King CBE, has written to the Angling Trust admitting that jellied eels sold in his supermarkets are not in fact from the British Isles, as they were marketed, but are in fact from New Zealand.
27.11.13 Two Billion Pound Spend Highlights Huge Value Of Recreational Sea Angling Recreational sea angling in England supported over two billion pounds in total spending and supported over 23,000 jobs in 2012 according to the results published today of Sea Angling 2012 – a survey of recreational sea angling activity and economic value in England.
25.11.13 Water Bill – A Missed Opportunity - Angling Trust urges MPs to stand up for our rivers The Angling Trust, in a special Parliamentary Briefing ahead of today’s Second Reading of the government’s Water Bill, is urging MPs to stand up for our rivers by supporting a raft of new amendments aimed at ending unsustainable abstractions from threatened river catchments and tackling...
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