Tag Archives : Fishing


More funding for lifesaving lifejackets

We’re looking to keep more fishing crews safer at sea by extending our successful lifejacket scheme. The Council has won more funding through European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for 60 more E250 lifejackets with personal locator beacons. The Council was awarded £77,000 from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and the Maritime Management Organisation last […]


Landing the right person for top fishing job

The hunt is on for someone to help one of the city’s biggest industries to grow and flourish. Plymouth City Council is looking to appoint a fishing industry development manager to fight the industry’s corner at a national and local level and help the city’s fishing industry thrive. Fishing is an important business sector in […]


Successful life-jacket scheme to expand

A scheme to keep fishing boat crews safer at sea has proved so successful the Council is hoping to expand the project. A total of 250 life-jackets with personal locator beacons have been given to people who earn their living at sea and contribute to Plymouth’s economy as part of a scheme to help reduce […]


Call to fishing industry to help shape future

Crews, trawler agents and businesses who make their living from fishing are being invited to give evidence at a select committee in Plymouth which could help shape the industry’s future. Councillor Jonny Morris, chair of the Council’s Brexit, Infrastructure and Legislation Overview and Scrutiny Committee is calling on those in the know to give expert […]


Funded life-jackets on order for Plymouth’s fishing industry

Fishing boat crews who live and work in Plymouth will be safer at sea, thanks to a project designed by Plymouth City Council with support from local fishing industry. The Council has been awarded £77,000 from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and the Maritime Management Organisation for the scheme to help reduce loss of […]