National Lobster Hatchery research project earns recognition through the Cornwall Sustainability Awards

Pioneering conservation, research and education charity, The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), based in Padstow, has won the Cornwall Sustainability Award for Best Contribution Towards Creating a Sustainable Food Economy from Nature to Plate for its innovative research project, Lobster Grower 2. The NLH operates a stock enhancement programme that encourages

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Halloween pumpkin competition

POST A PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR OCEAN THEMED CARVED OR PAINTED PUMPKINS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO WIN: A YEARS FREE ADMISSION FOR A FAMILY TO OUR VISITOR CENTRE, PLUS A GORGEOUS CUDDLY LOBSTER The winner will be announced on the 1st of November 2017

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Hatching News May 2017

Photo credit Johnny Fenn In this issue of the hatchery newsletter: • At Sea with Finisterre • A tribute to Ian Kennaway • Secrets of the Sea 5. The state of lobster stocks and management • Visitor Centre Developments • Lobster Visitor • Lobsters to Life Project • Education Diary

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Lots 4 Lobsters Silent Auction

The National Lobster Hatchery are hosting a dinner at the beautiful Fishmongers’ Hall in London on 2nd February 2017.  As part of the event we have been able to put together a grand on-line auction that anyone can bid on, to raise much needed funds for the charity’s work.  This silent

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Hatching News Nov 2016

Download the latest National Lobster Hatchery Newsletter.  In this issue; · The gut reaction, by PhD student Corey Holt · Secrets of the Sea 3, Where fishing and numbers meet: stock assessment in a nutshell, by Dr Colin Bannister · Lobster questions answered · Lobster lessons, school visits · Lobster

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Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast 4th September 2016 – Don’t miss it!

Sunday 4th September 2016 10am till 5pm Join us for this beautiful festival, celebrating lobster and crab in the stunning village of Clovelly in Devon (close to the border of Cornwall).  The village and harbour are accessed by a cobbled footpath that winds down the cliff, winding between quaint little cottages. They still

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Hatching News June 2016

Download the latest National Lobster Hatchery Newsletter In this issue; Welcome from General Manager, Dom Boothroyd Buy one, Set one Free is going down a storm Isles of Scilly Tagging Project, a perspective by Dr Charlie Ellis DPS UK, based in Hampshire have designed an Adopt a Lobster releases database

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Padstow Seafood & Beer Festival 2016

TICKETS ON SALE NOW for 2016 Padstow Brewing Co. in association with Sperry Tents are organising a Seafood & Beer Festival in aid of The National Lobster Hatchery. Hosted at the beautiful Prideaux Place in Padstow, the event will showcase the best in local food, drink and live music. Bands

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National Lobster Hatchery Trustees recognised on New Year’s Honour List 

Just a few of our Trustees pictured here, from left to right, Jean Taylor, Edwin Derriman, Phil Le Grice, Dan James, Teri Walter. Two Trustees of the National Lobster Hatchery have been appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2016 New Year’s Honour list which recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people

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Driveline gives lobsters a set of wheels

We are so grateful to Driveline in St Austell for continuing to support the National Lobster Hatchery and giving us lobster wheels for a few more years!  This will be our second van and it has made a massive difference to the hatchery team who have a purpose built vehicle

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