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EU ministers vote for reform of the fishing industry

Small-scale fishermen and Greenpeace yesterday celebrated a great victory after European ministers voted on what campaigners are calling ‘bold and sweeping reform, dedicated to bringing Europe’s fish stocks back to sustainable levels after decades of overfishing’. The victory – and … Continue reading

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Remembering the WWII seamen who braved Hellfire Corner bringing coal to the south

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Pill box at Rye Harbour, where seamen risked their lives and the British feared invasion Boating enthusiasts in the South East of England are constantly reminded about the battles that have taken place or have been expected in this … Continue reading

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Retired fisherman Ray Maltby talks about the decline of Boston fleet

[ad#intheboatshed-post] The British Library website’s material on accents and dialects of the UK is fascinating. Listen to Ray Maltby talking about the decline of the Boston fishing fleet.

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