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  • Bursaries available to support fishermen’s attendance at inshore fisheries conference

    Fishermen from across the UK are being offered funding to support their attendance at the Future of Our Inshore Fisheries conference in London on 8-9 October 2019. The move is part of efforts to ensure strong representation from active fishermen at the event, which will discuss issues around the management of inshore fisheries and aims […]

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  • More than a third of Britons not eating enough fish!

    People across the United Kingdom are not eating the recommended portions of fish each week, according to an online survey from Ish Fish, the Grimsby-based fish delivery company. The study of more than 3,000 people found that 36.2% of respondents eat fish just once a week. A report from the American Heart Association says that […]

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  • The World is your Oyster

    From fisherman to chef and from mussel farmer to fishmonger, the seafood industry is filled with a huge variety of different career options. A new video from Seafish, The World is your Oyster, outlines the sheer range of job possibilities tied to fishing and aquaculture. Featuring fish and chip shop owners, fishermen, fishmongers and seafood buyers, […]

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  • Pop-up diner offers seafood experience in the eye of a storm

    A London pop-up restaurant is offering brave diners the chance to enjoy their meal within a storm. Created by The Kraken Black Spiced Rum, ‘Dining in a Perfect Storm’ uses state-of-the-art rainfall technology and special effects to authentically recreate the extreme weather of a perfect storm indoors –including intense, real rainfall, howling winds and mighty thunder. The dining […]

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  • Charity Competition on Lookout for Best Sea Photos

    National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, is once again on the lookout for photographers to submit their favourite images of the sea, for its annual competition honouring Britain’s proud maritime heritage. Launched to coincide with the International Day of the Seafarer (25 June), the Society’s Maritime Photographic Competition, supported by headline sponsor Ensign and […]

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  • Kendal College Students Named Young Seafood Chefs of the Year

    Two young chefs from Kendal College have won the 2019 UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year competition after beating eight other teams in the final, held on Friday (14th) at the Grimsby Institute, Grimsby. The competition – sponsored by Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry– challenges its participants to […]

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  • First Young Fishmonger of the Year Revealed at Master Fishmonger Standard Awards Ceremony

    Jordan Keig from Robinson’s Foods, Isle of Man, has been announced as the first winner of the Master Fishmonger Standard Young Fishmonger Award at a ceremony on 3 June at Fishmongers’ Hall, London, home of the historic Worshipful Company of Fishmongers.   Jordan was selected from a shortlist of four candidates by a combination of a public vote and a panel […]

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  • The Fishermen’s Mission launches unique ‘Catch of the Day’ online auction

    National charity, the Fishermen’s Mission, is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new fundraising initiative, its ‘Catch of the Day’ online auction. This involves a range of national artists and celebrities including Fern Britton, Alan Titchmarsh, Caroline Quentin and Jonathan Dimbleby among others, giving up their time to paint a ceramic sculpture in […]

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  • Seafish launch Think Seagan campaign

    Seafish have launched their new Think Seagan campaign, a programme that aims to combine the plant-based diet of veganism with the healthy protein of seafood. Tying in to their “2 a Week” campaign that aims to increase British fish consumption back to the recommended 2 portions a week, Think Seagan presents an exciting new way of combining the health […]

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  • There’s treasure everywhere

    Ian Baird takes 30 early-years Dorset teachers on an inspirational wild food beach tour, to help them teach kids around the county about sea and seafood in new and exciting ways.

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  • Doubly good

    If you’ve ever wondered why hand-dived scallops are so special, check out this glorious video about David and Ben Oakes’ twice-dived beauties from the Isle of Skye.

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  • Rescued

    A recently recovered Van Gogh painting is a dramatic depiction of a coastal scene that’s still familiar to beach-launched fishing communities today.

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