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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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  • Britain’s best fish and chips 2017

    The shortlist of 20 contenders for this year’s National Fish & Chip Awards was published this week. Did your local make the cut?

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  • Taking stock

    Mike Warner looks forward to Fishstock, an annual celebration of all that makes brilliant Brixham so special.

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  • Hard to beat

    From local mackerel to Michel Roux Jr, it’s all happening down at Rock-a-Nore in Hastings where this week’s seafood roundup comes from local fishmonger Sonny Elliot.

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  • Lighten up

    As summer struts its stuff, Rachel Walker makes the case for parking the potato in favour of lighter, more exciting partners for the season’s seafood.

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  • Britain’s best seafood

    The shortlist has been announced for the 2016 Seafood Restaurant of the Year, a national award to showcase excellence in cooking, serving and knowledge of seafood.

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  • A slice of greatness

    In celebration of the approaching British Sandwich Week, which runs 8-14 May, here’s six of the best fillings we’ve come across – all seafood, naturally.

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  • Search for the UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year

    Competition for the coveted title of UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year is hotting up, with 24 teams now shortlisted to participate in regional heats.

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  • Going green

    As promised, here’s a selection of Chris Parker’s wonderful pictures of Hastings’ colourful Jack-in-the-Green characters, many of whom will be turning out, as ever, for the procession on Monday.

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  • Hot shots

    As ever, there were some fine seafood images in this year’s Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year competition, the results of which were announced this week.

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