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Daily Archives: November 9, 2019

Illegal fishing by gangs and migrants ‘must be tackled’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Poaching of fish such as carp has been on the rise, according to anglers The issue of poaching by criminal gangs and by Eastern European migrants fishing for food needs to be tackled by police, an ex-detective has said. Former policeman Paul Thomas has been appointed as regional enforcer in Cambridgeshire by the Angling Trust …

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Water travesty – bid to flog beauty spot reservoir

A beauty spot water supply created by a pioneering duke is under threat of sell-off. Secret meetings have taken place to off-load Troon’s historic reservoir at Collenan. Thousands of tons of water have already been drained from it. Furious anglers have stalled progress by custodians South Ayrshire Council but the water has been dropped by more than six feet, rendering …

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