Tuesday, 05 April 2011 09:24
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Fisheries Local Action Group

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have been awarded a share of a £4 million (approx.) pot of European funding for the sustainable development of fishing communities. The selected areas in the UK are; Cornwall and Scilly, North Devon, West Cumbria, East Riding of Yorkshire and North Norfolk. The project in Cornwall is being
delivered by Cornwall Development Company.

The next stage is to develop a strategy and identify themes fishing communities would like to see supported by the fund. To do this Cornwall Development Company have appointed Rose Regeneration, specialists in Rural and Community engagement, to work with local fisheries communities to help shape and develop the strategy.

How do I get involved?
There are two ways to become involved, come along to one of the four open meetings in Newlyn, St Marys, Mevagissey or Padstow, details below. Or if you are unable to attend and would like to have the consultation narrative and questions emailed or posted to you then email or phone.

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01209 616087

Dates of consultation
St Mary's Council Chamber 4th April 1100-1300
Newlyn Mission Canteen 4th April 1600-1800
Mevagissey Social Club 5th April 1600-1800
Padstow Town Council Chamber 6th April 1530-1730



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