Category Archives: Law

Dog Walkers urged to be vigilant following the discovery of nets and lines in two Lothians rivers

East Lothian Partnership Against Rural Crime (ELPARC) and the Forth District Salmon Fishery Board (FDSFB) say bailiffs have recovered two illegal nets and a number of set lines.  A spokesman said: “The nets are used to take large quantities of salmon and sea trout which can have a substantial impact on the fish populations in the rivers, […]

Harlaw Reservoir have stepped-up security patrols after a spate of poaching

Now, the water is patrolled on a 24-hour basis, including at night. And police have also increased their surveillance of the picturesque reservoir which lies above Balerno and is also a popular place for walkers and cyclists. The move comes as officials of non-profit-making organisation, Malleny Angling Ltd, who administer Harlaw, bid to protect their stock of […]