Court Papers Issued against EA and NE

I can confirm today that BASG & AT have through Fish Legal served a high court submission for a Judicial Review against the Environment Agency and Natural England with regard to the Environment Agency’s (EA’s) decision to grant a Flood Risk Activity Permit (FRAP) on 23 July 2020 for fish barriers on Hoveton Great Broad…

NE Papers on Hoveton Proposals Exposed

After months of trying, via Fish Legal we have being provided the documents that the EA seemingly judged as more relevant than their own fishery experts. These fishery documents come without an author and date of creation. [1] Hoveton Project creating a sustainable future for the Bure system (002) … [2] Annex 1 – Fish…

EA blunders over Hoveton Great Broad Press Release

The Angling Trust and BASG issued a joint press release today following the response from the EA on the pending  Fish Legal legal challenge. The press release is hosted on the AT website accessible on the link below. https://anglingtrust.net/2020/09/09/environment-agency-ignores-its-own-experts-trying-to-protect-vital-fish-spawning-grounds-in-norfolk-broads/ BASG States: It’s unbelievable that the EA Management appear to  ignore the science and its own…

Northern Broads Track Spring 2018

This is the tracking of bream ID 50645 during the period Feb-May 2018 and migration to its spawning grounds in Hoveton Great Broad and Hudsons Bay.Data  (Provided by Bournemouth University) Sign Our Petition Prevent the destruction of fish spawning sites at Hoveton Great Broad below. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/334111/

Hoveton Great Broad Permit Issued

Hoveton Great Broad – Temporary Fish Barriers, EPRNB3494JP: Flood risk activity permit granted. The Agency issued the following press release on Monday the 27th July. Hoveton Great Broad Stakeholder Briefing Jul-20 We are currently reviewing what this means for not only the Broads, but to the wider fisheries management and protection across England. We will…