(Updated 17/1/19) Leven, Flookburgh, Newbiggin and Pilling Cockle Fisheries Update
Update 17/01/19 (2)
The authorisation’s for the Flookburgh, Leven and Newbiggin Craam only fisheries are available below:
Details on the partial lifting of the 13a closure at Pilling is available below:
All shellfish removed for human consumption from Pilling Sands East must be accompanied by a shellfish registration document. Shellfish registration documents can be obtained from Wyre Council food safety section.
Visit http://www.wyre.gov.uk/info/200408/food_safety/1022/shellfish_harvesting to obtain information regarding the legal requirements surrounding the harvesting of shellfish for human consumption and links to obtain Registration Documents.
The opening of Leven, Flookburgh, Newbiggin and Pilling has been approved. The fisheries will open at 12:00 (midday) on 21/01/19. Authorisations for the fisheries will be published soon.
Officers are working to open the following beds on 21st January 2019:
- Leven, Flookburgh and Newbiggin as craam only fisheries.
- The east section of Pilling by lifting the Byelaw 13a closure.
The opening of the beds is subject to Technical, Science and Byelaws Sub-Committee approval and the approval of the HRA by Natural England.
This post and the Cockle fisheries page will be updated with further developments.
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