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  1. Fishing has now been prescribed by the NHS to treat Anxiety & Depression in the UK

    Fishing has now been prescribed by the NHS to treat Anxiety & Depression in the UK

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    Here at Angling Direct, we could not be happier with the recognition of the benefits angling has on mental health. Fishing is not only a pastime but a way of life for many people and its benefits to achieving a healthy body and mind can now be used

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  2. The Official 2021 Guide to Fishing Licences for Anglers

    The Official 2021 Guide to Fishing Licences for Anglers

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    Whether you are new to angling or wanting to renew your licence for another year, now is the time to get that renewal ready. This guide to Fishing Rod Licences will answer the common queries beginner and returning anglers deal with when purchasing a

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  3. Angling Trust’s Anglers Against Pollution Campaign

    Angling Trust’s Anglers Against Pollution Campaign

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    A recent WWF Living Planet Report estimated an 84% loss in freshwater biodiversity. Along with climate change, the pollution in rivers, lakes and estuaries is having a catastrophic effect on plants and wildlife – and the biggest threat is in

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  4. Angling Trust Release Updates on Upcoming Changes to Fishing in England

    Angling Trust Release Updates on Upcoming Changes to Fishing in England

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    It is the news we have all been waiting for! On the evening of 16 March 2021, Angling Trust stated that after “intense discussions with government officials” they could confirm that all forms of angling including night fishing, charter boat

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  5. Angling Trust's Fishing Out of Lockdown Appeal

    Angling Trust's Fishing Out of Lockdown Appeal

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    Angling Trust has submitted a case to the DCMS and the Cabinet Office for the removal of the current travel restrictions for angling and a resumption in match and night fishing when the lockdown is eased. VIEW UPDATES ON ANGLING TRUST'S

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  6. EU Bait Export is Currently on Hold Due to UK-EU Trade Agreement Complications

    EU Bait Export is Currently on Hold Due to UK-EU Trade Agreement Complications

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    We would like to explain and clarify issues regarding the bait situation to all our European customers. Angling Direct is currently unable to sell or ship bait outside of the UK due to UK-EU Trade discussions surrounding issues with a European

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  7. Angling Direct Delivers Major Boost to Angling Trust’s Get Fishing Campaign with New Partnership Agreement

    Angling Direct Delivers Major Boost to Angling Trust’s Get Fishing Campaign with New Partnership Agreement

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    New collaboration will encourage more people to give fishing a go Campaign raises awareness of the health and wellbeing benefits of angling 80 newly qualified Angling Direct coaches to offer expert in-store advice to new and existing

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  8. New Year, New Responsibilities - Angling and the Environment

    New Year, New Responsibilities - Angling and the Environment

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    You may have already set yourself a New Years Resolution whether its to eat fewer chocolate biscuits whilst at the bankside or to venture into a new discipline like sea or fly fishing in 2021, but you can consider a change to your angling habits too

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