He also announced the UK’s withdrawal from the London fisheries convention, signed before the UK joined the EU, which lets vessels from the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands fish within between six and 12 nautical miles of each other’s coasts. … [Read more...] about EU fishing boats can still operate in UK waters after Brexit, says Gove
“There’s nothing like having role models to aspire to where you can understand what makes them tick and how you can actually position yourself,” says Tracey Gaudry, president of the Oceania Cycling Confederation and chair of the Union Cycliste International (UCI) women’s commission. “It gives the Australian cycling community and aspiring female athletes the opportunity to say ‘this is real, it’s hard – because cycling is one of the most difficult sports there is in the world – but it’s achievable and Australia is behind me’.” … [Read more...] about Australian strength and consistency in women’s cycling resurfaces
Australian cycling queen Amanda Spratt’s reign in the Women’s Tour Down Under is over after American Ruth Winder took out overall honours. Simona Frapporti (Bepink) upstaged the big guns to win Sunday evening’s final stage around a tight Adelaide street circuit, with Lauren Stephens (Tibco-SVB) and Rushlee Buchanan (New Zealand) filling out the podium. … [Read more...] about Amanda Spratt pipped by fast-finishing American in Women’s Tour Down Under
“We are responsible for the upkeep of 10 listed buildings that are let out to holidaymakers. There’s always a wall to paint or a ceiling to plaster [and] we’re also responsible for the gardens, paths, orchard, visitors and volunteers,” says Huws. “I’ve had to get my head around things I’ve never had to consider before, like how the water system works and the language of volts and amps and solar panels.” … [Read more...] about They got their dream job away from it all – but what happened next?
Theresa Villiers, environment secretary, said: “This new bill takes back control of our waters, enabling the UK to create a sustainable, profitable fishing industry for our coastal communities, while securing the long term health of British fisheries. Leaving the EU’s failed common fisheries policies is one of the most important benefits of Brexit. It means we can create a fairer system.” … [Read more...] about EU vessels will no longer have automatic access to UK fishing waters