The Angling Trades Association (ATA) has submitted to Government a detailed consultation document in response to the proposed Animal Welfare (Sentencing and Recognition of Sentience) Bill. If it becomes law, this legislation is intended to not only fill any vacuum left in welfare provision once Brexit occurs; according to Michael Gove, Secretary of State for […]Read More
A Burton fishing project aiming to help engage young people has netted a £2,000 grant from the People Power Fund.
The angling group, FISH 2013, Fishing in Safe Hands, looks to lower anti-social behaviour in the East Staffordshire area by encouraging young people to learn new skills through fishing.
The club also allows for family members to get involved in the hope of developing relationships among family members. The club has found that family groups who attend realise that they are able to spend quality time together while fishing.Read More
When friends Martyn Page and William Hill took over a fishing tackle shop more than 30 years ago, it was supposed to be a hobby.
But the small start-up the pair founded in 1986 has now turned into a something much bigger than they imagined – having grown from that one shop in Wroxham to a network of 15 stores across the country and a thriving website which together turn over more than £21m a year.Read More
Fishing tackle retailer Angling Direct is hoping to hook some investors when it floats on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) next month.
The retailer, which is headquartered on the Rackheath Industrial Estate, is hoping to build on the launch of its own brand of products, Advanta, in March 2016 by hooking investment to increase online sales.Read More