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News headlines Feb 18 - Mar 18

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26.02.18  Government dismisses Otter Petition but Trust continues to press Natural England over otter releases

Last week the Government dismissed the 11,000 signature Barbel Society petition calling for ‘non lethal control’ of the UK’s otter population and refused to recognise that their numbers can be ‘detrimental to the river environment’.

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26.02.18  Join the Voluntary Bailiff Service - and help protect fisheries in the East of England

Anglers in the East of England are being invited to join the Angling Trust’s successful Voluntary Bailiff Service (VBS) this spring.


20.02.18  Caterers Called On To Take Wild Sea Bass Off The Menu The Angling Trust has written to the British Hospitality Association calling on it to make sure its members aren’t supporting illegal fishing by selling or serving protected spawning sea bass in February and March.

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12.02.18  Project Officer appointed to support Voluntary Bailiff Service and Building Bridges project in East of England

Andy Beal has been appointed Project Officer for the East of England by the Angling Trust’s Fisheries Enforcement Support Service (FESS).

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09.02.18  Legal action looms over reef wrasse removals

Fish Legal and the Angling Trust have written to the government to warn that it could face legal action if it fails to protect sensitive marine sites off the South Coast of England.

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