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2008-07-01 00:05:00

By Louise Vennells Fishermen are investigating whether they can take the Government to court over the proposed closure of a lucrative fishing ground. The South West Inshore Fishing Association (SWIFA) has recruited a marine lawyer to examine the ban on bottom trawlers in Lyme Bay.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.