NIFCA are delighted to confirm the successful bid by the North of the Tyne FLAG. For further details of the FLAG, please read our NIFCA News FLAG Edition.
If you would like to become a Member of the North of the Tyne FLAG to support your local fishing community, please contact Sarah.Kidd@northumberland.gov.uk by Friday 2nd December 2016.
The New Economics Foundation are launching the Blue New Deal action plan to support coastal communities and a healthier coastal and marine environment in the UK. In response to the support they have received so far they have said:
“Thank you so much for all of your support and engagement – big or small, and in different ways – in the past year. We have done our very best to bring together a range of ideas from around the coast on what people want to see happening. We are also excited about highlighting the wealth of knowledge and good practice that are ongoing on the coast.”
CALLING ALL ANGLERS! Cefas and Substance are running the Sea Angling 2017 project which will involve sea anglers using a unique Online Angling Diary to tell the team about their sea angling in 2017. Sign up to take part by completing their survey and get the chance to win a £50 voucher from fishing megastore. Click HERE to find out more.
The Berwickshire and Northumberland Marine Nature Partnership is looking for an experienced project officer to lead the development and delivery of a coordinated management framework for nine marine protected areas. The Partnership is looking for a person that has:
“A good understanding of UK marine protected areas and the human activities that interact with them, including experience of marine or coastal conservation and knowledge of the legislation and policy that is used to manage the marine area. You will have strong project management and time management skills, with the ability to manage a heavy workload with minimal supervision. Liaison with a wide range of partner organisations is key to the role, and so excellent communications skills are essential”.
For more information or to apply for this role, please visit: https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Project_Officer_Marine_Nature_Partnership/156715
*Please note that Northumberland IFCA will not be able to offer further details about this external position. Please follow the link above to apply.