Environment Agency    ‘We are consulting on future close season arrangements for coarse fishing on English rivers.  The current coarse fishing close season on rivers, some canals and some stillwaters runs from 15 March to 15 June. There is no close season on most canals and most stillwaters. We want to better understand the risks and […]

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Environment Agency introduce restrictions on fishing in England in response to the international decline in migratory salmon stocks. The Environment Agency’s national salmon and sea trout byelaws, applicable in England, have been confirmed by Defra. This means that the byelaws will become law and come into force on 1 January 2019. The Environment Agency is […]

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Wessex Water has offered to pay £975,000 to achieve equivalent environmental benefits following a series of sewage spills in Swanage Bay, Dorset.  The company also offered £25,000 compensation to Swanage RNLI Lifeboat Station as an impacted third party, taking the total pay-out to £1 million. The payment follows illegal spills in 2016 and 2017 when […]

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