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Daily Archives: March 31, 2019

Angler who pulled unexploded grenade from canal explains how magnet fishing works

Keen angler Tony Randall fished out an unexploded grenade from a canal after swapping his hook for a magnet. The 75-year-old former mechanic, who has been angling for fish for more than 40 years, has taken up the hobby of magnet fishing. Tony, of Countesthorpe, went magnet fishing with pal Ian Nicholson and they pulled out a Second World War …

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Angler who pulled unexploded grenade from canal explains how magnet fishing works

Keen angler Tony Randall fished out an unexploded grenade from a canal after swapping his hook for a magnet. The 75-year-old former mechanic, who has been angling for fish for more than 40 years, has taken up the hobby of magnet fishing. Tony, of Countesthorpe, went magnet fishing with pal Ian Nicholson and they pulled out a Second World War …

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Plymouth’s looking for a fish expert and will pay them up to £50k

Plymouth is looking for an official fish guru – and will pay them almost £50,000. As part of the city’s new strategy to develop the fishing industry, the council is asking for Government funding to draw up a study into how to better support the sector. The council is asking for £75,000 from the Marine Management Organisation to fund the …

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Disabled anglers ‘catch’ an £18k grant to transform their base – Stoke-on

A popular disabled sports club is celebrating after securing an £18,000 grant to improve its lakeside base. The funding from Stoke-on-Trent City Council has gone towards new automatic gates, CCTV and security shutters at the Moorside Fisheries site in Abbey Hulton. Now Stoke-on-Trent Disabled Sports Association, which has more than 70 members, is hoping to expand its activities. Suggestions for …

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