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Norwegian Seafood Council launches new website


The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) has unveiled its new UK website providing fish lovers and industry colleagues with a country-specific portal to all its latest news, tasty recipes and general…

Blakeman^s welcomes Frankie^s Fish and Chips


James T. Blakeman & Co (Blakeman’s) extended a warm welcome to Frankie’s Fish and Chips, winners of the 2013 Staff Training and Development Award at The National…

Quayside does it again!


Quayside has maintained its place among the UK’s top fish and chip shops by yet again scooping a prestigious food quality award for “consistently serving some of the nation’s finest…

Pukka Pies celebrate 50th anniversary in style


Pukka Pies have celebrated their 50th anniversary in style this week with a celebratory get together with longstanding customers, employees and ex-employees at their Syston headquarters in Leicestershire.

As part…

Man overboard!


Whitby’s Quayside fish and chip shop made a splash today at a charity event that saw a local fisherman jump into the harbour to raise awareness – and funds –…

The Bay is aware of waste management



The Bay Fish and Chips reveals how it is preparing for the Waste (Scotland) Regulations 

The Bay Fish and Chips, Stonehaven, has…

Wedding reception at The Wetherby Whaler


The Wetherby Whaler in Guiseley hosted a couple’s wedding vow renewal reception, which saw more than 60 guests enjoying The Whaler’s renowned fish and chips. 

Ron and Sandra Midgley, who…

Chip shop^s ambiguous signs


Everyone knows Rick Stein^s reputation, so when he praises your food you^d do well to advertise the fact.

And that^s exactly what NFFF member Lilian MacDonald did. But a simple…

Anne Wallace of Taylor^s in Stockport awarded OBE


Anne Wallace, owner of Taylor^s in Stockport, has recently been awarded an OBE for services to adult and community learning in the Queen^s birthday honour^s list.

Taylor^s won Seafish^s first…

Omega 3 success story!


The health benefits of oil rich fish have been widely publicised in over 3,000 research papers, but evidence shows that most of the UK…

NFFF interview on BBC local radio


NFFF Vice President Mark Drummond appeared on BBC local radio shows on Sunday to talk about the rise in the number of people wanting to be fish friers.

To listen…

Whitby^s Quayside reels in student to be "fish of the week"


The North East’s top fish and chip shop, Quayside, hooked such a good candidate for the role of its mascot ‘Finella the Fish’; they’ve given him bigger fish to fry!

Get your entries in for the National Fish & Chip Awards 2014


Get your entries in to secure your ‘plaice’ at the National Fish & Chip Awards 2014

Fish and chip shops from all over the UK are being urged to submit…

Quayside^s charity plunge for Fish Friday


WHAT: Quayside, Whitby’s champion chippie, will be making a splash on Friday June 21, at a charity event that will see a local fisherman jump into the harbour at…

MSC blue label joins T. Quality’s blue fish


T. Quality, one of the UK’s leading fish and chip shop suppliers, is adding MSC certified fish to its menu choices. The supplier is one of the industry’s largest,…



A fish and chip restaurant has contacted the NFFF with their sights set on a UK record.

Upon completion - at the end of June - they claim they^ll have…

Yorkshire Air Ambulance receives £5,000 from Wetherby Whaler


The Wetherby Whaler group of fish and chip restaurants have raised more than £5,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA).

The restaurants, located in Guiseley, Wetherby, York, Pudsey and Wakefield,…

Giving up chips might not be so good for you


A study claims that adults should make sure they get a daily dose of the vegetable oil that chips are often cooked in.

The research revealed that basic cooking oil,…

Cod^s extraordinary turnaround


At the weekend The Sun reported a rise in North Sea cod stocks.

Low supplies had doubled the average cost of cod and chips from £2.40 in 2000 to nearly £5…

The Wetherby Whaler^s sporting gesture


The Wetherby Whaler has kitted out a group of young African footballers with Leeds United Football Club strips and boots.  

On a recent trip to Africa, Phillip and Janine Murphy,…

Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Video


Take a look at this great video which was produced by Seafish to showcase the 2013 awards!


Great film which shows what the awards mean to…

Fish Friday launched in Falmouth


THE FISHERMEN^S Mission in the South West has launched its national fundraising day, "Fish Friday", at The Harbour Lights fish restaurant and takeaway in Falmouth.

"Fish Friday", which this year…

Wetherby Whaler flying high with cheque for Yorkshire Air Ambulance


The Wetherby Whaler in Guiseley celebrated a successful first year’s trading, during which almost 250,000 customers were served, by reinforcing its support for one of Yorkshire’s leading charities.

Phillip and…

Potatoes off the menu in Nottinghamshire schools


"Please, sir, I want some more."

Pupils in some schools in Nottinghamshire will no longer be able to sample the delights of the humble potato at lunchtime, because Nottinghamshire County…

Colmans scoops another award


Tom Parker Bowles knows what he^s talking about.

As food editor of Esquire, Mr Parker Bowles and his team voted Colmans of South Shields the number one traditional chip shop…

The Chippy and Cafe Hirwaun celebrate 7th birthday


Lee Penaluna, owner of The Chippy in Hirwaun, Wales, is delighted on reaching their 7th birthday. The Chippy has been going strong since 2006 and to reward their loyal customers…

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