News headlines Feb 11 - Mar 11
28.02.11 Angling Trust National Teams and Competition Group announce the International sea teams for 2011 The National Teams and Competition Group wish to announce the International teams for 2011
23.02.11 Seizure of carp at British Control Zone in Coquelles UK Border Agency Officers at the British Control Zone in Coquelles working in conjunction with the Government's Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) discovered 3 live carp in a vehicle being driven by a 38 year old man from Wolverhampton as he attempted to enter the UK from France. The fish, each weighing between 18 - 20lbs, were located in a tank full of water on the rear seat of an Audi A4.
23.02.11 Environment Agency Fails to Stop Salmon Disappearing from Dartmoor Investigations by the Angling Trust into reasons behind the declining salmon stocks in Dartmoor’s rivers have revealed that the Environment Agency was aware of the cause as early as 2008, but as yet has failed to take any action to stop the demise of this threatened species.
21.02.11 Anglers’ Fury as Hydro Project Given Go-ahead Anglers expressed dismay and anger that a hydropower project at Pershore on the Warwickshire Avon has been given the go-ahead by the Environment Agency
19.02.11 Angling Trust Supports Block of Mega Dairy The Angling Trust welcomed news this week that the Environment Agency has maintained its objection to Nocton Dairies’ proposed 3,770 cow dairy farm in Lincolnshire and that the farm will not be going ahead.