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News headlines Jul 20


05.07.20  Take a Friend Fishing is back for 2020!

The campaign to run from the 4th July to the 19th July with another Take a Friend Fishing in August. The Angling Trust, Angling Trades Association and Environment Agency have teamed up to give all anglers the perfect opportunity to introduce someone they know to fishing this month with angling being the ideal activity following relaxation of some aspects of "lockdown".

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04.07.20  Angling Trust calls on sea anglers to support campaign for changes to the HPMA review

The Angling Trust launched a campaign to encourage sea anglers to write to their MP and express their frustration with the findings of the Benyon Review of Highly Protected Marine Areas.

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01.07.20  Defra backs down over 'absurd and illogical' Charter Boat ban

Following a campaign by the Angling Trust and the Professional Boatman’s Association (PBA), which attracted support from diving groups including the British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC), the government have decided to withdraw guidance issued on June 11th which specifically prohibited skippered charter boats in England from operating under the COVID-19 regulations. The decision is effective from July 4th.

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25.06.20  Angling Trust challenges Benyon Review over sea angling exclusions

The Angling Trust has published its formal response to the government’s Benyon Review on the establishment of Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) which had controversially proposed a blanket ban on recreational sea angling in these new zones.

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