Half-term fishy fun: Your chance to name a colossal crustacean at Padstow’s award-winning, all-weather attraction, the National Lobster Hatchery

Pioneering conservation, research and education charity, The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), based in Padstow, has welcomed a captivating creature from the deep – a colossal crustacean – to its Visitor Centre for tourists and local residents to meet and marvel at during next week’s half-term. Caught by local fisherman, John

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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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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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VACANCY Trusts and Grants Fundraiser

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th September 2017 Pay/conditions: £24,000 starting salary, based at the National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow 1 day a week and a co-working office space in Wadebridge for 4 days a week. This arrangement should change to 5 days based in Padstow (within a year of the

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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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Corporate Sponsors for 2017

Our 3 fabulous Corporate Sponsors have renewed their Corporate Sponsorship for 2017 and we are delighted to welcome ‘Stay in Cornwall’ as a new Bronze Corporate Sponsor. We can’t thank them enough for their dedication to supporting the Charity’s programmes of research, education and marine conservation. Our Corporate Membership packages

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Educational Leaflets to Empower Seafood Consumers

A series of educational leaflets are ready to give out in our Visitor Centre, forming an excellent resource for students, teachers and anyone interested in learning more about important fisheries topics.  The aim is to empower seafood consumers with greater knowledge so that they can make more informed, sustainable purchasing

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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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VACANCY Hatchery Support Technician (based in Newlyn)

Closing date for applications: 12th May 2017, Interview date for shortlisted applicants: 19th May 2017 Working at the Charity’s new satellite hatchery in Newlyn, this is a part time, two year fixed term, variable hours contract, paid on an hourly basis at £7.85 per hour, plus pension and 22 days

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