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22 October 2021

Environment Bill update: a message from our CEO Jamie…

A big thank you to all those who took the time and trouble to write to their MPs on the issue of sew…
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Campaigns
21 October 2021

Support is building for urgent overhaul of UK’s ‘creaking…

Although the government have successfully resisted attempts by the House of Lords to place a new dut…
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News
17 October 2021

24 hours to force the government to stop sewage…

Parliament will be debating the Environment Bill on Wednesday (20th October). This is the last chanc…
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News
15 October 2021

Environment Agency to allow Norfolk Broads fish barriers to…

The Environment Agency has today bowed to pressure from Natural England and granted permission for c…
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Competitions
11 October 2021

England Veterans take gold in World Championships !

VETERANS 2021 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ENGLANDS VETERAN’S TAKE TEAM GOLD MARK DOWNES TAKES INDIVIDUAL GOLD…
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Campaigns
07 October 2021

Conservative Conference – Ministers told to act now to…

The call from angling and environmental groups for the Government to take meaningful action to end t…
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Campaigns
06 October 2021

Fish Legal force the Environment Agency to think again

The Environment Agency has said they will amend the Regulatory Position Statement (RPS), issued on 6…
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Campaigns
01 October 2021

Big step towards seeing angling return to Dover’s Admiralty…

Angling will return to Admiralty Pier in October as part of a pilot project agreed between the Dover…
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Enforcement
28 September 2021

Royal Humane Society award for brave volunteer bailiff who…

An Angling Trust volunteer bailiff has received a Royal Humane Society award for his role in saving…
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News
28 September 2021

Anglers unite to control highly invasive floating pennywort on…

Angling clubs have joined forces with environmental groups on the River Wey to help control the inva…
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Campaigns
27 September 2021

Time to Fix the Broken Water Sector – years…

The Angling Trust and Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC) have today delivered a major report…
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Competitions
20 September 2021

JOHN LOCK SETS A NEW HIGH IN RIVERFEST 2021…

With the River Trent running low and very clear, most of the competitors thought that this year’s Ri…
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Following a period of postponements caused by the Covid-19 lockdown, our Chief Executive Jamie Cook explains the decisions behind the revised Coarse Fishing Competitions schedule for the remainder of 2020.

 

The ‘Kings of the Sea’ have returned to the shores of the UK in numbers, but anglers aren’t legally allowed to fish for them. The Angling Trust has joined forces with Bluefin Tuna UK to put that right: we’re campaigning for a live-release recreational bluefin tuna fishery in UK waters.

Youngsters from Polish Catholic schools in the East of England learn all about fishing legally in a fun environment as part of the Angling Trust’s Building Bridges and Nenescape projects.