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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Minister’s update on meat plant progress

Good progress is being made towards creating a meat plant that better serves the needs of the Island, Geoffrey Boot MHK, Minister for Environment, Food and...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018

King scallop statement Thursday 18 January

The Isle of Man is continuing to work with neighbouring jurisdictions to ensure its valuable king scallop fishery is sustainable.  Chief Minister Howard Quayle...
Thursday, 18 January 2018

Fishing vessel skipper fined for breaching king scallop curfew

The latest prosecution for breaching fishing regulations demonstrates the Island’s determination to ensure stocks are safeguarded for the future.  Geoffrey...
Monday, 15 January 2018

Scallop fishing licence variation to preserve stocks

The Isle of Man Government has announced that it will be varying the conditions of its licence for vessels fishing for king scallops in its territorial...
Friday, 12 January 2018

Disappointment with Scottish Government’s stance on fishery protection measures

The Isle of Man Government is disappointed with the Scottish Government’s statement that it could invoke the dispute resolution process in response to new...
Friday, 12 January 2018

BBC1 Countryfile star is celebrity guest at 10th anniversary Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

Adam Henson, a presenter of BBC1’s Countryfile, will be the celebrity guest at this year’s Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival. The 10th anniversary event...
Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Warning after motorcyclists fined for illegal forest ride

Illegal use of motorbikes in the Island’s forests endangers the public and the environment and perpetrators will be prosecuted. That is the message from the...
Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Help shape eco-friendly Island by taking part in consultation

The public is invited to help shape a more eco-friendly Island by taking part in a consultation on proposed changes to building control regulations. The...
Friday, 22 December 2017

Temporary closure of Isle of Man’s king scallop fishery

The Isle of Man’s king scallop fishery is to close temporarily from Friday 22  December 2017 to Wednesday 3 January 2018, reopening on Thursday 4 January. The...
Thursday, 21 December 2017

Minister unveils new energy efficiency project

A new Energy Efficiency Scheme to help residents and businesses reduce their fuel bills and use of fossil fuels has been announced by Geoffrey Boot MHK,...
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
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