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Mussel Farms

The proliferation of mussel farms in Mevagissey Bay is already a severe threat to our fishing industry, and now a further new site in the Lantivet Bay area is under consideration. Traditional drift net fishing for pilchards can no longer be carried out in areas which have already been approved …

Public Conveniences

Mevagissey Harbour Trustees (MHT) have never operated public conveniences. In 1935 MHT granted a lease to Cornwall Council at a peppercorn rent to operate the East Quay facility as a public convenience, failing which the property would revert to MHT. In 2011 the Council closed the facility and tried to …

Why Are There No Litter Bins On The Harbour?

People often raise this question with harbour staff, so here’s the answer. For many years we collected and disposed of litter arising from the sale of various shop products. We provided recycling bins and daily cleared away any rubbish dropped. From time to time we asked the shops to help …