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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!

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Fishing in 1991


Fishing in 1991


There's a familiar ring to the stories from this TV report on the fishing - even though it is 1991!


1500 fish merchants and 100 trains were operating out of Grimsby in its heyday. Listen to the minister (10:30) talk about technical measures and regional control. Little recognition that the government was just as complicit in building a huge fleet of modern boats as the fishermen with the resultant decline in stocks. Today, Wick, Scrabster, Banff, Buckie, Peterhead, Fraesburgh, Eyemouth, North Shields, Whitby, Scarborough, Grimsby and Lowestoft have but a fraction of the boats there were in 1992.