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  • Seafood Week 2018

    Seafood week is an annual campaign run by Seafish aiming to get more people consuming fish on a regular basis. Seafish is looking for the event to be the biggest yet in 2018  and are actively looking for  new partnerships with major brands to join with existing supporters to make Seafood Week 2018 a great success […]

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  • Seafarers UK Calls on Government to value UK Fishermen’s Lives

    A charity that has been helping people in the maritime community for more than 100 years has called upon Government to ensure that fishermen’s lives are as well protected as the fish they catch. Seafarers UK’s response to Defra’s Fisheries White Paper: ‘Sustainable Fisheries for Future Generations’ argues that more must be done to ensure […]

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  • Totally Thames Festival 2018

    Totally Thames is an annual season of surprising, diverse and accessible arts and culture throughout the month of September. The programme is curated and managed by the Thames Festival Trust, with activity taking place on, beneath, and along the River Thames. Launched in 2014, Totally Thames emerged from the idea to expand and replace the […]

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  • 2018 Seafood Restaurant of the Year Competition

    UK semi-finalist shortlist announced  The semi-finalists for the 2018 Seafood Restaurant of the Year competition, run by Seafish and The Caterer, have been announced today (Wednesday 29 August). Featuring the twelve best restaurants in the UK serving excellent fish and shellfish dishes, the finalists will now compete to win the ultimate title of Seafood Restaurant […]

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  • Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute announces partnership with acclaimed chef Alyn Williams

    The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has announced a partnership with acclaimed chef, Alyn Williams, of the eponymous Alyn Williams at The Westbury in Mayfair, London and most recently, chef patron of The Wild Rabbit in the Cotswolds.   Alyn recently returned from ASMI’s annual international culinary retreat, which saw him fishing for halibut in […]

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  • Smilesatsea – Seafarers Hospital Society offer free dental checks for fishermen at the quayside

    The fishing community in Cornwall, Brixham and Poole were left smiling thanks to an exciting new initiative from the Seafarers Hospital Society and the Fishermen’s Mission. These two long-established maritime charities are working together with community dental providers, Smile Together and Dentaid, to deliver free dental health checks and follow-up treatment to local fishermen and […]

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  • British Fish Craft Championships

    The National Federation of Fishmongers organises the Craft Championships, where the best of the UK’s fish craftsmen demonstrate their skills in a range of exciting competitions throughout the day. Open to anyone involved in the fish, poultry or game trade, the competitions test the skills that are necessary in the preparation of fish and poultry […]

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  • World’s most endangered seabirds unprotected in Irish waters

    The world’s most threatened seabirds face some of their greatest risks when feeding in Irish waters, according to a new study by researchers at University College, Cork. The research team, from the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science, and the Environmental Research Institute, discovered that many far-ranging seabird species have very low conservation protection […]

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  • Simple Simon’s Perfect Pies

      Luxury Fish Pie Range Launched Simple Simon’s Perfect Pies launched a luxury range of fish pies exclusive to QVC in May. The Biggar pie makers, based in the Scottish Borders, created delicious recipes for three exclusive flavours to be sold through the shopping channel giant. These luxury fish pies include 50% more fish than […]

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  • Exploring Britain’s Hidden World – A natural history of seabed habitats by Keith Hiscock

    Britain’s shallow seas are a mysterious domain. They remain largely unseen and unexplored except by marine scientists and divers, who have been documenting their wondrous discoveries over many years. Now, a wealth of information about what lives on and in the seabed has been brought together in one sumptuously illustrated volume. Keith Hiscock describes the […]

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  • The Cod Hunters by John Goodlad

    A story about ordinary people who did extraordinary things.   This is a book about the Shetlanders who fished for cod around Faroe, Iceland and Greenland during the nineteenth century. But it is no dry history of boats and fish – it is a story about ordinary people who did extraordinary things.   It is […]

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  • Seafood Evening – 29 June

    Celebrating Wales’ Year of the Sea To celebrate ‘Year of the Sea’, sample some exquisite, local seafood, supplied Mon Shellfish Ltd and prepared by their award-winning chef at the Bull in Beaumaris (https://www.bullsheadinn.co.uk/)  on Friday 29th June.  There will be a brief talk about the local industry by Gwynfor and Mark. To make a reservation […]

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