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22.11.16  Fish Legal helps Northern Ireland club find wild trout silver lining following pollution Fish Legal has helped the Inler Angling Club to start the process of restoring a purely wild trout fishery using compensation money obtained following a 2013 pollution.

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09.11.16  Pride of Derby anglers make donation to Fish Legal after court victory The Pride of Derby Angling Association has donated £10,000 to Fish Legal as a gesture of thanks following the legal association’s successful injunction in 2012 to stop a hydropower scheme going ahead on the River Trent at Sawley Weir near Nottingham.

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11.10.16  Angling Trust and Fish Legal help to see off controversial hydro scheme Plans to build a controversial hydro scheme on the iconic Conwy Falls in the Snowdonia National Park have been withdrawn following strong objections submitted by the Angling Trust and Fish Legal, working with local member angling clubs and representatives of the ‘Save the Conwy’ campaign.

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22.08.16  Fish Legal secures settlement from farmer for Grantham anglers following river pollution Fish Legal has secured a £36,000 settlement for its member club, Grantham Angling Association (GAA), from a farmer responsible for polluting the river Witham near Grantham with approximately 6,000 litres of liquid fertiliser in April 2012.

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05.05.16  Shimna settlement may signal end of 'serial' pollutions Fish Legal has obtained a £4,000 settlement for the Shimna Angling Club in compensation for the repeated pollution of one of Northern Ireland’s most significant sea trout fisheries, the River Shimna.

Contact: Fish Legal - Eastwood House | 6 Rainbow Street | Leominster | HR6 8DQ | Tel: 01568 620447

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