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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VACANCY – Part time Bookkeeper

Closing date for applications: 25th Feb 2016, interview date: 3rd March 2016. Hourly paid, Part time 2 days a week, fixed term 3 years, to be based at the National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow (cannot work from home). To start asap The National Lobster Hatchery wishes to recruit a part time

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VACANCY – Research and Development Assistant 

Closing Date for Applications: 25th February 2016 £20,500 Based at the National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow, some work away from site will be required as will some antisocial hours and weekend cover. This is a fixed term contract for 24 months.  Annual leave for this position is 22 days per year

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The Big Swim Cornwall have donated an incredible £5,000 from the 2015 swim

A massive thank you once again to The Big Swim Team, Sarah Coates, all the volunteers that gave up their precious time, all the swimmers who took part and raised money for all the beneficiaries.  2015 was probably the best Big Swim ever with perfect sea conditions and sunshine.  The

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Education Updates from the Lobster Hatchery in Winter

Over the winter months the Education Officer has been taking advantage of training opportunities, successfully completing courses in Firefighting, Health and Safety, and First Aid at Sea. These nationally accredited courses will allow the Officer to safely and competently accompany fishermen on Lobster releases around the coastline – a critical

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Visitor Centre closed for 2 weeks

Just to make you aware, we will be closed from 18th January until 29th January 2016 for refurbishment.  Come and see us when we reopen.

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Inviting applications for a fully funded PhD – Using physiology to improve lobster aquaculture

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday, 31 January 2016. PhD Studentship – Using physiology to improve lobster aquaculture About the award The University of Exeter’s College of Life and Environmental Sciences, in partnership with the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), are inviting applications for

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VACANCY – Post doctoral Research Assistant – Lobster Grower 2 (LG2)

VACANCY – Post doctoral Research Assistant                                                 The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) – Lobster Grower 2 (LG2) Initially £21,000, increasing to £25,000-27,000 following satisfactory trial period (dependant on experience). Closing date for applications: 17th Jan 2016. Interview date: 25th Jan 2016. The National Lobster Hatchery wishes to recruit a

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VACANCY – Finance Assistant – Lobster Grower 2 project (LG2)

VACANCY – Finance Assistant The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) – Lobster Grower 2 project (LG2) £10.00 per hour, 2-3 days a week.  Closing date for applications: 17th Jan 2016, interview date: 25th Jan 2016. The National Lobster Hatchery wishes to recruit a Finance assistant to support the work of Dr

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