FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

United Kingdom

  • North Thames FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    27/06/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- The FLAG area covers the North Thames from Thurrock to Shoeburyness in Essex and is based around the port at Leigh-on-Sea. The port is the first when travelling up the Thames from London and has significant cultural importance in the area, attracting tourists from all over South East England. The major fisheries industry in Leigh-on-Sea is the cockle fishery which dominates much of the port. However, there are also several trawlers targeting mixed fisheries in the Greater Thames and Southern North Sea areas
  • Highland & Moray FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    12/02/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- Previously operating as two separate FLAGs, Highland and Moray have formed a regional partnership to deliver the 2014-2020 programme. The Highland & Moray FLAG is the largest UK FLAG in operation covering 4,985km of coastline around some of the most sparsely populated and remote land in Europe.
  • Shetland Islands FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    17/01/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- Shetland is an island archipelago located 340 km north of Aberdeen and 362 km west of Bergen, Norway. It consists of over 100 islands and islets of which 16 are inhabited.
  • Bisset’s Fish Van

    11/01/2018
    - Good Practice Project
    Local fish delivered fresh to the doorstep as fisherman boosts the family business through direct sales from FLAG funded van.
  • Trialling more selective lobster pots

    15/12/2017
    - Good Practice Project
    FLAG-ryhmä tekee yhteistyötä paikallisten kalastuksenhoitoviranomaisten kanssa ja rohkaisee kalastajia kokeilemaan erityisellä pakoaukolla varustettuja hummerimertoja, jotka ovat ympäristöystävällisiä ja lisäksi kaupallisesti kannattavia.
  • North of Tyne FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    15/12/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- The area comprises 14 settlements with fishing activity from North Shields in the south to Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north, covering a distance of approximately 105 km, with a coastal population of 72,728, and with over 150 people directly in the fishing industry.
  • Forth FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    15/12/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- The FLAG area covers the fisheries communities and coastline of the three combined local authority areas of Scottish Borders, East Lothian and Fife. The area includes 12 working harbours, several of which are discrete fishery harbours built in the 19th century.
  • United Kingdom - 19 FLAGs - 18.1 M€ --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    25/10/2017
    - Country Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- Objectives of CLLD in the UK include stimulating coastal economies to deliver growth and addressing the decline of traditional fishing industries; retaining skills whilst at the same time addressing an aging fishing workforce and lack of new entrants to the industry.
  • Hastings FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    02/10/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- Hastings fishing fleet is a small-scale beach launched fleet predominantly made up of boats under ten metres in length. The fishing techniques are generally selective.
  • Cornwall and Isles of Scilly FLAG --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020--

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    --ARCHIVED as of 31 January 2020-- Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly lie at the very south-western tip of Britain and are home to some of the most unique coastal features in the United Kingdom. The fisheries sector here is very diverse and versatile in terms of methods and target species.