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Fishermen's fears over wind farm policy

There are fears a recent change in wind farm policy could affect our region's fishermen.They are calling for more co-operation with the wind farm industry when planning offshore sites.

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Government wind farm investment could affect livelihoods, say fishermen

There are claims from fishermen on the East Coast that Government investment in off-shore wind farms could put pressure on their struggling industry.

When the Government announced last week it would invest more in offshore it was hailed as a major boost for Hull, and their bid to get energy giant Siemens to commit to building a wind turbine factory.

Fisherman's organisations say the earmarked areas will limit their fishing grounds - especially around Bridlington. Helen Steel reports.

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