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Daily Archives: June 5, 2020

Search continues into second day for missing angler

Further update from Staffordshire Police A statement from Staffordshire Police said: “The search continues today , Wednesday, January 8 for missing Roger Wheat in Ellastone. “Emergency services were called to the River Dove at 2pm yesterday, Tuesday, January 7, following concerns for a missing fisherman. “Roger Wheat, who is in his 70s, was last seen fishing from the riverbank near …

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Coronavirus: Fishing ‘struggling to survive’ lockdown

Workers in Dorset’s sea fishing industry say it is struggling to survive the coronavirus lockdown. With restaurants and pubs closed, commercial skippers Ian and Annie Gilbert have seen the price of fish “plummet” and said their earnings are barely covering food. And Rob Milton, who farms oysters in Poole Harbour, has gone from producing five tonnes of oysters a week, …

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Coronavirus: Fishing ‘struggling to survive’ lockdown

Workers in Dorset’s sea fishing industry say it is struggling to survive the coronavirus lockdown. With restaurants and pubs closed, commercial skippers Ian and Annie Gilbert have seen the price of fish “plummet” and said their earnings are barely covering food. And Rob Milton, who farms oysters in Poole Harbour, has gone from producing five tonnes of oysters a week, …

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