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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VACANCY Operations Manager

Operations Manager, National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow, Cornwall Photo by Alex Hyde www.alexhyde.co.uk Closing date for applications: 24th November 2017, Interview date for shortlisted applicants: 4th December 2017 Working at the Charity’s base in Padstow, this is a full time post.  A salary in the range of £28,000 to £34,000, pension

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VACANCY Visitor Centre Assistant

Closing date for applications: 21 June 2017 Working in our busy visitor centre in Padstow, this is a part time, permanent post with a salary of £14,287 pro rata, pension and 22 paid annual leave, plus 8 Bank holiday days per year (pro rata). Interview date for shortlisted applicants: 28

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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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Education Blog – February 2017

Hard at work this month, the team have been focused on developing our education programmes and improving our visitor experience. We have developed a series of education leaflets to give out to the public in our visitor centre. These aim to effectively inform customers about fisheries and marine conservation issues

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VACANCY for a Visitor Centre Assistant

  Closing date for applications: 13th February 2017 Interview date for shortlisted applicants: 20th February 2017 Expected Start Date: Early March 2017 Working in our busy visitor centre in Padstow, this is a part time, permanent post with a salary of £14,287 pro rata, pension and 22 paid annual leave,

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Finalist in the ‘Small attraction of the year’ in the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2016

We are very proud to say we are a FINALIST in the “Small Attraction of The Year” in The Cornwall Tourism Awards 2016. We have been told to expect Bronze, Silver or Gold and we won’t know until the Award ceremony! It’s great to see that the work we are doing to improve

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VACANCY for a Part Time Visitor Centre Assistant

Job Description Closing date for applications 7 Sept 2016, interview date to be confirmed Reports to:  Hatchery Manager Supervisory Responsibilty:  None PAY:  £14,287 pro rata Important Functional Relationships: Manager and other staff and the visiting public. Main Purpose of the job: To be responsible to the manager for the effective and efficient

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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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VACANCIES for Seasonal Visitor Centre Staff

Closing date for applications 9th June 2016 The posts are to provide additional cover in our busy visitor centre during the busiest months of the year.  Tasks will involve greeting visitors, explaining about the work of the charity, selling in the gift shop, cashing up and locking the building and

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