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Where can I buy fresh fish? - here's where!

Here are the best places to source your fish online, some locally, some nationally - there's sure to be a supply of fresh UK fish being sold somewhere near you!
Fresh fish sales across the UK from Fish on Friday
Fresh fish either delivered or available in your area - mainly the South west from Plymouth initiative, Call4Fish.
Fresh fish from all over Cornwall - from the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide - many fish supplied direct from the fishermen!
If you need to know more any of these organisations are only to willing to help - if you want to be included or just want to know where to buy fresh fish near you!

Thursday, 11 September 2014


This may well be the kind of sentiment every MEP and MP within a fishing constituency in the UK would express hearing the news of Maria Damanaki being replaced by Karmenu Vella qwho takes up office in November!

"Ian Duncan MEP has responded to the news that Malta’s Commissioner-designate, Karmenu Vella, has been allocated the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries portfolio by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. Mr Vella will take up office subject to European Parliament approval on November 1st.

This is not the first time that Malta has held the Commission’s Fisheries portfolio and Mr Duncan will urge Mr Vella to make a visit to Scotland one of his key priorities. Mr Duncan will also be seeking an early meeting with Mr Vella to ensure that he is fully aware of the issues facing Scottish fishermen and fish processors.

‘The industry been hit in recent weeks by the Russian import ban, and fishermen are currently concerned about the landings obligations that form part of the upcoming discard ban. These are matters that I will be raising with Commissioner-elect Vella. Further, fishermen need to know that the Commissioner is part of the solution and not part of the problem. The best way to achieve this is for the Commissioner to sit down those who make their living from the sea, hear first-hand their problems and concerns, and seek to establish a strong collaborative approach to finding common solutions. I will therefore be calling on Mr Vella to make a visit to Scotland one of his early priorities.’ My experience of working with fishermen is that they are the people who know their industry best. I hope that Mr Vella agrees and recognises that we cannot continue to take a ‘one size fits all’ approach.

The future health of the industry depends upon letting fishermen do what they do best: fish'."

ENDS Ian Duncan is the Conservative MEP for Scotland and was formerly the Deputy Chief-Executive of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation. Press – iduncanpress@gmail.com