A South West MEP is saying that fishermen who have lost equipment in the recent storms should apply to the EU for grants to replace it.
Julie Girling says there is a substantial amount of money available through the European Fishing Fund for those who've lost out financially because of the weather.
The first ever fishing training hub has opened at Newlyn in Cornwall. It's a training centre for fishermen across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. It means they have instant access to courses on things like first aid, fire fighting, and sea survival.
There are also refresher courses for fishermen who may have trained several decades ago.
Plans to give smaller fishermen more quota rights went before the high court today.
The new proposals will see small producers be allowed to catch more.
Adrian Lester, who fishes in Plymouth, says he wants a fair share of the quota.
Plans to give smaller fishermen more quota rights will go before the high court today.
The big producers have asked for a judicial review of government proposals which would allow small scale producers to catch more.
A cellar used by St Ives fishermen two hundred years ago has been uncovered. The cellar was found by workmen renovating studios which front Porthmeor beach.
It's been buried under several feet of sand and was used for the local pilchard fishing industry which once thrived in the town.