News headlines Jan 13 - Jan 14
20.12.13 EU Judgment paves the way for UK Water Industry to come clean about its dirty secrets Scottish Water has paid £5,000 to the United Clyde Angling Protective Association for polluting the Logan Water in South Lanarkshire with silt. Scottish Water resisted repeated requests for compensation, but settled shortly before the case was to be heard at the Lanark Sheriff Court. Lawyers from the angling conservation body Fish Legal, issued the Utility with a claim on behalf of the Association.
18.12.13 The Angler - now available online The Angler is the members magazine of the Angling Trust and Fish Legal and for the first time is now available to read online. The autumn 2013 version has been completely redesigned with much more fishing content than ever before alongside all the important campaign work and news.
17.12.13 Update from the British Record Fish Committee The BRFC met at Fishmongers Hall, London, on 9th December 2013 and considered several new record fish submissions for sea species as well as agreeing new freshwater rules for possible hybridised species.
11.12.13 Angling Trust urges new Fisheries Minister to 'Give Fish a Chance' The Angling Trust, at its first meeting with the new Fisheries Minister George Eustice on Monday 8th December, urged him to implement conservation measures and to manage more of the UK's inshore fish stocks for the benefit of recreational anglers, rather than just for commercial exploitation.
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