PhD knowledge proving essential to Cornish business

An ex-employee of The National Lobster Hatchery, now PhD researcher with the University of Exeter, Charlie Ellis is working to better understand sustainability in the Cornwall lobster fishery. Click on the link to view short film https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJGujAJ_Tx8 The PhD project, which is funded by the European Social Fund, involves carrying out a lobster

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The National Lobster Hatchery celebrates its first Silver Corporate Sponsor outside of the UK, thanks to Isle Of Man’s ‘Paddy’s Hooked on Fish by Robinson’s’

The National Lobster Hatchery are delighted to be welcoming ‘Paddy’s Hooked on Fish, by Robinson’s’ as a Silver Level Corporate Sponsor of the charity. A bit of background The aim of The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) is to conserve vulnerable lobster populations, preserve marine biodiversity and help safeguard our inshore

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BOOK LAUNCH for The Secret Tunnels of Padstow 26th April 2014

Pop in anytime between 10am and 5pm at The National Lobster Hatchery. Meet the author and illustrator, view the original illustrations, purchase your signed copy and gain free entry for one person into the Lobster Hatchery (for one day only). A perfect first chapter book for 5 to 8 year

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The Grand Hatter’s Tea Party

We are delighted to tell you that ‘The Grand Hatter’s Tea Party’ fundraising event, held at The Kensington Roof Gardens, London, was a great success! We had a fantastic turn out of guests who all had a wonderful time. Everyone very much enjoyed the delicious ‘Cornish sustainable canapés’ cooked up by

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Harbour Holidays renew their Corporate Sponsorship

A huge thank you to Nicky Turriff and her team at Harbour Holidays for renewing their Corporate Sponsorship and their on-going support to the National Lobster Hatchery. Business Development Officer Clare Stanley said “We are incredibly grateful to Harbour Holidays for their continued support. The National Lobster Hatchery’s work is really important

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The Big Swim Cornwall 2014

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for next years Big Swim at the idyllic villages of Port Quin, Port Isaac and Port Gaverne. Now a 2 day event with back to back live music and even a Big Swim campsite!  Come and join us for the weekend of 16th & 17th August

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Daniel Small completes his PhD

‘The effects of elevated temperature pCO2 on the developmental eco-physiology of the European lobster, Homarus gammarus (L.)’. Global climate change is a major area of concern for the integrity of future stocks of commercially important marine species, as seen by the large recent collapse of oyster hatcheries on the Pacific

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The National Lobster Hatchery has been shortlisted for the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2013/14

The National Lobster Hatchery has made it into the finalists for the Cornwall Toursim Awards in the Environmental & Wildlife Attraction category, along with Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary. Malcolm Bell, Head of Visit Cornwall explained “Unlike the Olympics, trophies aren’t awarded on a default first, second and third basis as

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2 researchers join the Lobster Hatchery Team for one year posts

We are pleased to welcome Sophie Franks who has started her one year industrial placement with us this week, from Cardiff University, studying BSc Hons Ecology.  Sophie will be shadowing Dr Carly Daniels in all aspects of research here in Padstow. Also joining us this week is Karen Middlemiss from

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Sea-Changers show their support with a donation towards lobster rearing costs

Sea-Changers, a marine conservation charity have kindly donated £836 to help cover essential costs for Padstow’s National Lobster Hatchery. This is the second year running that Sea-Changers have helped fund our work and we are incredibly grateful for their on-going support. The grant provided by Sea-Changers will help fund vital

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