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  • How will decisions on Food Safety Risks be made post-Brexit?

      LORDS TO HEAR EVIDENCE ON 4TH JULY The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee will hold a roundtable discussion to explore how food safety risk management decisions will be taken after Brexit on Wednesday 4th July. The Committee will question witnesses from Which?, Food Standards Association and the Food and Drink Federation, […]

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  • Ocean City Festival
    11-25 September

    September sees the return of Ocean City Festival, bringing a packed programme of events to the town, and presenting the opportunity to learn more about Plymouth’s fascinating maritime history, and the activities that the south coast has to offer.

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  • Proposed EU drift netting ban

    Joy James is not alone in being worried about the proposed EU drift netting ban: it’s caused real concern in the fishing community elsewhere too. For example, Peter Caunter, skipper/owner of the under-10m netter Yvonne Anne, wrote in the Fishing News recently that such a ban would have “frightening consequences for the under-10m fleet of […]

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  • How Looe’s Moby Clock works

    For each lot, the Moby Clock displays the species, quality and weight of fish, plus the boat that caught it. “When bidding on a lot starts, the price drops,” explains Julian Clemens, the Looe Fish Market auctioneer. “All the buyers at the auction have a radio “zapper”. When the price drop to a level that a buyer thinks is […]

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