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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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  • 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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  • Sinking in the dark

    When RNLI crew members in Angle, Pembrokeshire were jolted awake by the beeping of pagers at 2am, they faced a race against time to rescue the crew of a sinking fishing boat.

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  • Bursting with pride

    Pride and Puddings, Regula Ysewijn’s truly gorgeous debut cookbook, is out today. It may not actually be about seafood, but we still can’t recommend it highly enough. Here’s why…

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  • The big one

    Fishing guide Paul Stevens recounts how Bert Williams landed the biggest ever cod caught by a Briton on a trip off Soroya, Norway.

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