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Amy Blackham, Communications & Engagement Manager

Mayflower Pontoons provide new base for charter and recreational anglers in Plymouth

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Group stood on pontoon gangway cutting a ribbon to open the Mayflower Pontoon in Plymouth

Cattewater Harbour Commissioners (CHC) has officially opened of the Mayflower Pontoons, an extension to the Barbican Landing Stage (BLS) facilities in Plymouth. Supported by a £150,000 grant awarded through MMO's Fisheries and Seafood Scheme, this project improves the port infrastructure …

“The Last Custodians” a short movie by FaSS recipients Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC

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MMO is delighted to share the latest news story from Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC, who just unveiled an insightful short film on the untold stories of inshore fishing. At the beginning of 2023 a group of 50 small scale inshore fisherman …

Studland Bay: Why you need a licence to search for seahorses

It was great to see coverage of the conservation efforts at Studland Bay on BBC’s Springwatch programme (episode 7) recently. The show, which aired on 7 June, highlighted the need to protect the area’s precious seagrass – home to protected …

MMO supports new Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC

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A new community interest company, Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC, has recently been formed, supported by funding through the UK Fisheries and Seafood Scheme from Marine Management Organisation. This week, Fishing News has shared an article about the project where the …