FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

United Kingdom

  • Highland & Moray FLAG

    12/02/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    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

    17/01/2018
    - FLAG Factsheet
    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 cooperates with local fisheries management body to encourage uptake by fishermen to trial lobster pots with specially designed escape gaps, providing both environmental and commercial benefits.
  • North of Tyne FLAG

    15/12/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    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

    15/12/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    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€

    25/10/2017
    - Country Factsheet
    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

    02/10/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    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.
  • Holderness FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    The Holderness Coast fisheries is a small scale coastal fisheries area specialising in crab and lobster. It is a vibrant industry which continues to grow and develop in the context of a struggling coastal economy traditionally dependant on seaside tourism.
  • Cornwall and Isles of Scilly FLAG

    12/09/2017
    - FLAG Factsheet
    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.