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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, 1 November 2018

Fishing after Brexit: voices from the coast

It's often stated by politicians that the fishing industry voted for Brexit in order to escape from the EU fishing quotas. This ignores the voices of the smaller fishermen, who are fishing in a much more sustainable way and are often based in rural communities. Alasdair Macleod was strongly anti-Brexit and it seems many fishermen like him round the UK feel the same way. Their interests and opinions must be taken into account in the chaos of the negotiations. The powerful voice of the SFF, which represents the big industrial boats in Scotland, must not be allowed to prevail.

There is an opportunity here for a new approach to fishing policy, which enables the creation of a sustainable fishing industry, managed locally by people who take responsibility for ensuring the stocks remain healthy.
Please listen to the fishermen from round the UK (including lots of locals) speaking out in this film and if you are able to support them in any way, please do so, even if it's just to challenge the oft quoted claim that Brexit will benefit the UK fishing fleet.

Small-scale fishers make up the majority of the 12,000 fishers in the UK, but often don't have a voice in decision-making. So this summer, we travelled to ports around the UK to talk to them and others and industry about Brexit, and their hopes for the future of UK fishing.

Film courtesy of the New Economics Foundation.