News headlines Jan 15
04.12.14 Anglers: Help design a smartphone app for science The Angling Trust and Environment Agency are working with Cefas to develop a free electronic logbook (smartphone app) which will help anglers record their fishing experiences. Please complete the 5 minute survey at http://ow.ly/EMC7N
03.12.14 BBC TWO announces exciting new global fishing competition The Angling Trust is helping to promote The Big Fish which is the working title for a programme being made in 2015 by the BBC featuring amateur anglers from the UK competing to catch fish in some of the world's best fishing destinations.
03.12.14 Crucian Carp Project Goes Online The National Crucian Conservation Project (NCCP), the brainchild of Norfolk angling artist Chris Turnbull, now has its own webpage hosted on the Angling Trust site.
01.12.14 Battle for Bass comes to Parliament as new report shows that recreational angling delivers three times the economic benefits of commercial fishing. Angling and conservation groups are gearing up for a parliamentary debate this week (Wednesday) on the management of sea bass stocks ahead of a crucial meeting of the EU Fisheries Council in Brussels.
24.11.14 Famous English Chalk Stream to be Refreshed After years of lobbying against excessive water abstraction from the Upper Kennet, angling and conservation groups - backed by local MP Richard Benyon - have given a warm welcome to the announcement from Thames Water for a new £25 million drinking water pipeline that will significantly reduce the amount of water taken every day from the famous Wiltshire and Berkshire chalk stream.
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