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News headlines Mar 14 - Apr 14

canal use

28.03.14  Canal and River Trust Asking for Views on Towpath Use The Canal and River Trust aer currently consulting on how towpaths are shared to make visiting waterways more enjoyable for everyone. Their aim is to improve people’s experience of using towpaths in England and Wales by gaining a more detailed understanding of the ways towpaths are used – whether by boaters, walkers, joggers, cyclists or anglers - and to attract more visitors to regularly use and enjoy the waterways.

dead fish

27.03.14  Anglers dismayed at Environment Agency decision not to prosecute polluter On 28 May 2012 a series of explosions and fires at a nearby factory led to serious chemical pollution of the Todmorden Angling Society’s Grove Lodge fishing pool, killing hundreds of fish. However, the Environment Agency (EA) investigation was beset by delays, eventually leading to a decision not to prosecute, despite evidence of significant fish mortalities and environmental offences being committed.

Shoreham coaching boat

24.03.14  Sussex Sea Anglers Net Funding To Introduce New Anglers Sussex Sea Anglers have recently received over £2,000 of funding from Adur Council to grow their 2014 Introduction to Sea Angling and the Marine Environment. The program promotes the importance of an Active & Healthy life style through the sport of Angling and the increased awareness of the England’s marine and associated environments. The funding will double the partner group’s ability to reach as wide an audience as possible across the Adur community.

Coaches and anglers pike day

21.03.14  Youngsters Get Hooked on Pike Fishing Angling Trust coaches were on hand at Suffolk’s Needham Lake in March to support a junior lure fishing day. The event was the brainchild of Pike Anglers’ Club liaison officer, Jason Skilton and Gipping Valley Angling Club and Suffolk County Amalgamated Angling Association coach, Mark Brewster.

Mike Kerman

18.03.14  The Value of 'Giving Something Back' We received a letter recently from Mike Kerman that we would like to share with you concerning his very positive experience that demonstrates the tremendous value of 'giving something back' to fishing by helping a fellow angler either new or returning to the sport.

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