The hatchery gets a well needed make over

The hatchery hasn’t been spruced up since it was first built in 2000, its now a gleaming white, even our logo got a make over.

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Fundraising Event for the Hatchery at the Pescadou Restaurant

The Lobster Hatchery is holding another fund raising event at the Pescadou Restaurant in Padstow.  This year the tickets will cost £29.50 per person.  For this, Pescadou will provide a three course dinner and a glass of wine, followed by a cabaret. Last years event was a huge success and

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International Lobster Science Meeting

Lobster scientists meet to discuss stock enhancement programmes on both sides of the Atlantic.  Dom Boothroyd, General Manager of the National Lobster Hatchery said ‘It was a really productive meeting, amazing work coming out of Canada with a great deal of potential for collaboration.  It was like looking in a

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Researcher Carly Daniels receives award for outstanding research

  Carly Daniels, PhD researcher at the National Lobster Hatchery presented her research at the Burntwood Lecture at the Royal Society in London on the 11th November 2009.  She was presented the John Rose Award 2009 by the Institution of Environmental Science for outstanding research.  The £1,000 award is to

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Larry entertains the crowds at Newlyn Fish Festival

Another busy fish festival at Newlyn, adopt a lobster was as popular as ever and people always like to see our baby lobsters.  This year Larry entertained the crowds, giving all the children high fives.

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Newquay Fish Festival 18th – 20th September 2009

Newquay’s Fish Festival, now in its 7th year is due to start tomorrow.  The Lobster Hatchery will be exhibiting on the 18th only and taking along some of our baby lobsters.  There’s lots going on, from cooking demonstrations from top Newquay chefs, live bands and entertainers, fish and produce stalls

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Prize winner releases baby lobsters!!

The National Lobster Hatchery ran a joke competition to celebrate World Oceans Day. The winner Haden Dawe received a VIP tour of the hatchery, a giant cuddly lobster and then had the opportunity to assist with the release of 200 baby lobsters at Trevone beach just 2 miles from Padstow.

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‘Jet-boost’ aids walking lobsters (Article from Earth News)

  American lobsters use “jet-assisted” walking to travel faster across the ocean floor, scientists have found.  Click link below for full article. http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8214000/8214150.stm

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Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast 6th Sept 09

Join us at the Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast on the 6th September 2009.  The event starts at 10am, if you haven’t already been to Clovelly this is a must.  Just the walk down the cobbled paths to the harbour is unique with a breathtaking view when you reach the

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Sarah the new Rock Blogster

Sarah will soon be taking over full blogging rights for this site… I thought it would be nice to put a face to the name… here she is… Sarah Boothroyd…

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