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£800,000 from EU to support Hastings fisheries

Hastings Borough Council has secured £800,000 of EU funding to support applications for fisheries-related projects made through FLAG – the Fisheries Local Action Group. Although the UK is moving closer to Brexit, there is still opportunity to apply for further EU monies. Nick Terdre reports.

Hastings Harbour: Promises, Empty Promises: Fishermen Protest against Tory Policy.

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver reports on the recent Fishermen’s Protest against Tory policy. She interviews three local fishermen, Paul Joy, Chairman of Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society (HFPS) and Co-Chairman of the New Under Ten’s Association (NUTFA), which protects the rights of under ten metre fishing boats; Paul Stanley, fisherman and boy ashore; and Roland Kelly, owner of RX52, RX53, RX54 and DR169. She also reports on her attempt to interview Amber Rudd on the Harbour Proposal.

Posted 08:29 Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 In: Home Ground Tags: Amber Rudd Boris Johnson Brexit CFP Chandra Masoliver Common Fisheries Policy Common Market DEFRA EU Europe Exclusive Economic Zone fishing community Harbour Proposal Hastings Fisheries Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society Jacob Rees-Mogg Landing Obligations London Convention Michael Gove New Under Ten’s Association Paul Joy Paul Stanley Relative Stability Theresa May Transitional Deal Treaty of London Agreement

Hastings Harbour Proposal: a fisherman’s views

HOT’s Chandra Masoliver interviews Paul Joy, fisherman, chairman of Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society (HFPS) and co-chairman of the New Under Ten Fishermen’s Association (NUTFA) about the proposed harbour development at Rock A Nore.

Posted 16:59 Monday, Oct 16, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Andy Batsford Blue Stade Chandra Masoliver Chris May Coastal Users Group Dawn Poole Deed of Compromise Foreshore Trust Foreshore Trust Cabinet Grant Advisory panel Green Stade Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society Jerwood Gallery Kaya Major Eaves New Under Ten Fishermen’s Association NUFTA Paul Joy Pink Stade Queen Elizabeth I Charter Rock-a-Nore Statement of Claim Sue Beaney-Edwards the Stade

Local fishery launches new round of projects

This week the Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) phase 2 project, backed by EU funding of £800,000, was launched at the Jerwood Gallery. Hastings Borough Council’s communications staff report.

Posted 15:41 Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 In: Fishing Tags: Andrew Wells Fisheries Local Action Group FLAG Hastings Borough Council Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society Marine Management Organisation MMO Paul Joy Peter Chowney Steve Manwaring

Portraits, People and Places

Three Way Split is a new annual event sponsored by the Hastings Arts Forum, where a third of all proceeds from the sale of artwork will be given to a nominated charitable organisation within the Hastings/St Leonards community. This year’s donation will go to The Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society (HFPS). Each piece of artwork will be sold for a fixed fee of only £100.

Posted 19:37 Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 In: Photography Tags: charitable organisation charity community Hastings Arts Forum Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society John Cole Mike Leale photographer Photography
The Stade Stewart Walton

Celebrating local fish

The latest Little Hastings Fish Cook Book, the third, has just hit the shops, nursed into being by three St Leonards locals, Sally and Stewart Walton and Debi Angel. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths

Posted 12:32 Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 In: Food & Drink Tags: Debi Angel Graham Coglan Hastings Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Sally Walton See Saw Books Stewart Walton the Stade

Hastings Fishing Families on show in Parliament

Normally, Paul Joy and the other Hastings fishermen go up to Parliament to talk to DEFRA and European fishing organisations, but last night, they were the stars of their own show in the House of Commons. HOT’s Erica Smith went ‘up to town’ to visit the show and meet the stars of the sea.

Posted 15:51 Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 In: Hastings People Tags: Amber Rudd coastal fishing fleet Erica Smith Fishermen Hastings Hastings Fishermen's Protection Society House of Commons John Cole photographer on shore fishing fleet Paul Joy quotas Stade
Graham and Darren Goglan © John Cole

Faces of the sea

One of the main Hastings attractions is The Stade, the beach, the boats and, most importantly, the fishermen. And hearing there is an exhibition of fishermen – Generations – by local photographer John Cole, HOT reporter Lauris Morgan-Griffiths talked to John about his on-going, 20-year project  photographing these tough, brave men.

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