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March 2014


    Ulster Angling Federation

    

    

    

Development Officers Newsletter

For information purposes of all affiliated members.

Could Secretaries please arrange to forward this to all members via e-mail and post it on their Association noticeboard.

 

Compiled by Robbie Marshall, Development Officer for the period 1st to 31st March 2014.

 

The following meetings were attended;

 

5th Belfast,  Meeting with Sport NI to discuss the application for Coach Educators.

 

5th Enniskillen,  Meeting with interested parties to look at the possibility of forming a Trust for the protection of Lower Lough Erne.

 

6th Templepatrick, Meeting with Danny Kinahan to discuss the issue of sand dredging in lough Neagh.

 

6th Lisburn,  Attended the monthly UAF Directors meeting.

 

11th Stormont,  with Chairman, made a presentation to the DARD Committee at Stormont on the Reservoirs Bill.

 

12th Belfast, Meeting with the Chairman to discuss outstanding issues.

 

12th Portadown, Chairman, and Directors Allan Kilgore and Gary Houston, attended the DCAL Salmon and Inland Fisheries Forum

 

13th Presentation on Aquatic Environments by University of Ulster.

 

14th Hillsborough, Chairman attended meeting with Countryside Alliance Ireland

 

18th Stormont, Chairman, attended a workshop with the DARD Committee at Stormont on the Reservoirs Bill.

 

19th and 20th Waterford, Chairman attended a study tour of organic waste and sewage treatment facilities

 

26th Omagh, Chairman attended the meeting of the Salmon and Environmental Focus Group of the Loughs Agency Advisory Forum

 

16th – 30th Development Officer On holiday.

                         

                         

                        Correspondence / E-mails

 

E-Mail to Caroline Marshall of RSPB about their public consultation on the heritage of Lough Erne.

 

E-Mail to Aidan Cassidy on the procedure clubs need to follow to get reimbursed for bailiff court fees.

 

13th March.; Submission to NIEA on Doagh river, (Sixmilewater) hydroelectric scheme

 

28th March.; Submission to NIEA on Upper Bann  river hydroelectric scheme

 

 

 

Discussions with                    

M Shortt about the applications for new coaching educators.

                         

Background research work on the following: -

Hydroelectric schemes; it is vital that clubs monitor developments in their area. Whilst the Federation is not opposed to all hydroelectric schemes, it is apparent that Licence conditions being applied by NIEA will not be sufficient to protect rivers, and need to be improved.

 

INCOMING CORRESPONDENCE –  MARCH 2014

Ref

Date

Sender

Subject

Action

UAF/06/92

3/3/14

DOE Planning Policy Division

The Planning Order (NI) 2014

To DO

UAF/11/92

3/3/14

S & TA

Sea lice numbers out of control

To DO & JH

UAF/08/94

3/3/14

Dept of Finance & Personnel

 

NI Research & Development Survey

To JH

UAF/03/92

3/3/14

CIWM  (NI) Conference

Conference & Exhibition

To DO

UAF/02/12

4/3/14

Paul Frew,MLA

NI Assembly

Reservoirs Bill – Invite to DO

To DO

UAF/06/92

4/3/14

AECOM

Ebrington Development Framework EIA

To DO

UAF/08/93

4/3/14

SportNi.net

Governing Body

Directory

To DO

UAF/01/92

6/3/14

L Neagh Partnership

Conference

To All on email

UAF/07/92

6/3/14

L Erne Landscape Partnership

Outcome of workshop

To DO & JH

UAF/09/06

6/3/14

A Kearney

A8 Watercourse

Management

To DO

--

7/3/14

Post Office

Renewal Invoice for Box No.

To JH

UAF/08/93

7/3/14

Sport NI

Active Communities Consultation Events

To All on email

UAF/03/00

9/3/14

Enquiry

Angling Instructors

To DO

UAF/06/92

10/3/14

Chambre PA

SPPS Conference – Planning

To DO & JH

--

13/3/14

RSPB

Legal Eagle Newsletter

To DO

UAF/11/92

12/3/14

S & TA

Blueprint for Water briefing on the Abstraction reform

To DO & JH

UAF/09/06

13/3/14

A Kearney

A8 Watercourse Management

To DO & JH

UAF/11/92

13/3/14

S & TA

Fracking

To DO & JH

--

14/3/14

Sport NI

Sportswatch Issue 182

To DO,JH & MK

UAF/01/14

14/3/14

Member club

PWBs

To DO

UAF/08/07

14/3/14

Outdoor Recreationni.com

Angling in Mournes

To JH

UAF/11/92

14/3/14

S & TA

Scottish Country

Sports Survey

To JH

UAF/01/14

15/3/14

Member club

PWBs

To DO

UAF/03/00

16/3/14

Applicant

Angling Coach

Educator

To M Shortt & M McClure

UAF/06/92

18/3/14

Community Places

New Planning System, for NI

To DO &JH

UAF/03/00

18/3/14

Applicant

Angling Coach Educator

To M Shortt and M McClure

UAF/03/92

18/3/14

NIEA-WMU

Confirmation of receipt of our letter re:pollution incident

DO received this also

UAF/16/92

19/3/14

DOE

Consultation on amended Waste Duty of Care

To DO & JH

UAF/25/92

19/3/14

NIEL

Extension to tender opportunity-Landscape Institute NI

To DO & JH

UAF/05/97

19/3/14

Marine Plan Team, DOE

The Transboundary Planning in the European Atlantic Event

To JH & DO

UAF/06/06

19/3/14

Member club

Application for Discharge Consent

Also sent to JH & DO

--

20/3/14

Member Club

Affiliation fee payment

To JH

UAF/08/93

20/3/14

Sport NI

Active Communities

Consultation Events

To JH

UAF/06/92

20/3/14

Events at Chambrepa.com

Policy Events

To JH

--

22/3/14

Sport NI

2 copies of Executive summary of Strategic Review of  Angling in NI

To Ass Sec

UAF/06/92

25/3/14

AECOM

Ebrington Development Framework EIA

To JH

--

25/3/14

Member club

Insurance

To Ass Sec

--

25/3/14

M McClure Sport NI

Angling Coach Tutor Development

To Ass Sec

UAF/08/07

25/3/14

Outdoor Recreation NI

Customer Satisfaction Survey

To DO

UAF/08/93

26/3/14

Disability Sports NI

Customer Satisfaction Survey

To JH & DO

UAF/08/93

26/3/14

M McClure

Sport NI

Sperrins Outdoor Recreation Network and Forum

To all on email and post

UAF/09/92

27/3/14

Salmon Fishing UK

Supporting No Salmon Farms at Sea

To DO & JH

UAF/18/06

28/3/14

J Eager,MCGA

L Erne Working Group Meeting

To  DO

UAF/09/06

29/3/14

A Kearney,a8lfc.com

A8 Watercourse Management

To DO

--

29/3/14

Member club

Change of Secretary details

To Ass Sec

--

31/3/14

S & TA

Gamefisher Magazine

To DO

--

31/3/14

Sport NI

Applications for Angling Coach Educator

To Ass Sec

                                                                                                                                                                               

OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE –  MARCH 2014

Ref

Date

Sent To

Subject

--

5/3/14

All on email

IFM Ireland Branch

Event March 26 2014

--

5/3/14

Member club

Annual Invoice

--

7/3/14

Rivers Trust

Details to join

Federation

--

11/3/14

18 members
by post and

4 by email

Annual Invoice

UAF/13/00

12/3/14

Angling Coach
Educator

Applicants

Letters re: successful
or 
unsuccessful

UAF/03/92

12/3/14

G Wilson, NIEA
& copy 
To Maine 

Rivers Trust

Pollution incident in

Ballymena

--

14/3/14

All on email

Receipt of emails

--

14/3/14

All on email

Private Water Bailiffs

--

14/3/14

M Shortt,
M McClure

& Dev Officer
by email

Angling Coach
Educators

 

--

15&17/3/14

40 Replies to
email 
query

Receipt of emails.

--

17/3/14

Directors, DO
& 1 club

Member by
email

Directors March 2014
Meeting

 Minutes, DO’s
February 2014

Newsletter, Notice &
Agenda for

April 2014 Directors
Meeting

--

17/3/14

All others on
email

Minutes of March 2014
Directors

Meeting and DO’s
February 2014

Newsletter

--

17/3/14

 M Shortt by
email

As above

--

17/3/14

5 club members
by 
email

DO’s Newsletter

--

18/3/14

5 Directors by
post

Minutes of March 2014
Directors 
Meeting,
DO’s February 
2014

Newsletter, Notice &
Agenda April

2014 Directors
Meeting, Notice re:

PWBs.

--

18/3/14

5 member clubs
by post

Minutes of March 2014
Directors

Meeting, DO’s February
2014

Newsletter, Notice
re: PWBs

--

21/3/14

Angling club

Annual Invoice

--

25/3/14

Those on
email who have

Not yet replied.

Receipt of Federation
emails.

--

27/3/14

All on email

Picket at BIM
Sea Food conference

Please note:  JH denotes Jim Haughey (Chairman)

                      DO denotes Robbie Marshall (Development Officer)

                      MK denotes Madeleine Kelly (Director)

                      NIEL denotes Northern Ireland Environment Link

NOTICE FOR CLUB SECRETARIES

 

Poaching

Please ensure any potential poaching issues or information is forwarded to the Federation Development Officer as set out in the forms re-issued in July 2011.

 

Private Water Bailiffs

Please see recent e-mail, clubs may claim back court expenses from DCAL for up to 5 Private Water Bailiffs. This is backdated to 1st April 2013.

 

Visit by Development Officer

If any club would like me to come along to a committee or club meeting to discuss the work of the Federation and hear members concerns, then let me know and I will try to attend.

 

Development Officer: Mr Robbie Marshall,

Mobile: 07713 652773

E-Mail: rob_f_marshall@hotmail.com

 

Anyone wishing to receive this Newsletter and other correspondence by email, please provide an email address to our Assistant Secretary at the following: -

diannearchibald@yahoo.co.uk

 

Remember to visit the Ulster Angling Federation website for up-to-date News, Events, Newsletters and more – www.ulsteranglingfederation.com

 

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