Launch of Fisheries Fund for North East Scotland

Following an allocation of funding of £1.437 million from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and Scottish Government, the North East Scotland Fisheries Local Action Group (NESFLAG) is to hold a launch event in Peterhead on Monday 7 March 2016. The event will be an opportunity for local fishing businesses and communities to find out

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European Programmes Coordinator departs role

David John McRobbie, the current European Programmes Coordinator for Fisheries is set to leave the Council at the end of the month (January 2016) to take up a new post with the Don Fishing Company. This will be a big loss to the NESFLAG team but we would like to wish DJ all the best in

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Aberdeenshire European Fisheries Fund Evaluation Study

OVER £650,000 of EU funding has helped deliver £2.1million of projects, and create 27 new jobs, in Aberdeenshire’s coastal communities over the last three years. The projects were financed by the Aberdeenshire European Fisheries Fund (AEFF) which officially closed earlier this month. Financed by the European Commission, the programe was administered locally by the Aberdeenshire

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EMFF Update

It is expected that agreement will be reached with the European Commission on the Operational Programme, which sets out the strategy for the new European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), in December 2015. This will allow the scheme to open for applications in early 2016. The EMFF scheme, is the successor to the European Fisheries

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Round 6 Application Deadline


Application Deadline – Round 5

14 April 2017

Round 4 application deadline

7 March 2016

North East of Scotland Fisheries Fund Launch