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Northumberland In-Shore Fisheries and Conservation Authority


NIFCA exists to lead, champion and manage a sustainable marine environment and inshore fisheries, by successfully securing the right balance between social, environmental and economic benefits to ensure healthy seas, sustainable fisheries and a viable industry in the NIFCA district.

The NIFCA district comprises (in brief summary) the sea within the national waters of the United Kingdom adjacent to the County of Northumberland and the Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside out to 6 nautical miles from baselines. It also covers all of the land in the County and the Metropolitan Borough and all rivers and estuaries within the district up to the tidal limits.


1 Representative must be elected.


Term of appointment to be decided by appointing authority.




Venue            County Hall, Morpeth

Frequency      Quarterly (July, October, January & April)

Time               2.00 pm


Contact information

Location: County Hall, Morpeth

8 Ennerdale Road
NE24 4RT

Phone: 01670 797676

Website: https://www.nifca.gov.uk/

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Council contact information

Colin Macdonald

Our representatives