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Free Health Checks
16th November 2017

The Fishermen’s Mission are providing important FREE health checks, at the Quayside, for the convenience of local fishermen who work long and unpredictable hours. Prevalent men’s health issues can be addressed by a quick check comprising height, weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol checks. This range of simple tests can help prevent stroke, diabetes […]

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Mother and daughter walk the Half Marathon

Sam and Steph, arrive at the finish line, having raised £223 for the Fishermen’s Mission. Sam was helped some years ago by the Fishermen’s Mission and has been a staunch supporter ever since.

 
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New Innkeepers pull out all the stops for the Fishermen’s Mission

In the small village of Borgue in Dumfries and Galloway, new innkeepers, Michelle, Martin and Luke Thomson, have raised an amazing £1421.01 in their first year at the Borgue Hotel. Borgue consists of one Inn, a church, a Community Centre several dwellings at the cross roads and scattered farmhouses. From such a small population the […]

 
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The Prince of Porthleven

It was a delight to welcome Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to Porthleven on a recent visit to the west country. Julian Waring, our local Fundraising Manager, informed the Prince and the Duchess about the work of the Fishermen’s Mission with a focus on the aftermath of the 2014 storms. The Royal couple learnt about the success of the recent Porthleven Great […]

 
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New Codes of practice to improve fishing safety

Three new Codes of practice are coming into force on 23 October, which will improve the safety for everyone in the fishing industry.

 
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Kiltwalk Walk With a Twist

Colin took part in the Dundee Kiltwalk for the Fishermen’s Mission but, instead of wearing the kilt, he chose to walk the eleven mile course as Albert, the fund-raising mascot for the Mission. Colin has manage to raise £260 for the Fishermen’s Mission. 

 
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3 Peaks Challenge

A huge thank you to Ben King and his Friends who took up the 3 peak challenge over the weekend, finishing in Snowdon.

 
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Reg and the good auld days

Reginald Price, or Reg as he is called by his pals has seen a few ports in his 66 years. He was a lad from West Barnes, near Dunbar.

 
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Unveiling of Fishermen’s Memorial

Superintendent Peter Dade will be conducting the Blessing of the memorial– Fiddler’s Green at 12.40, and North Shields Fishermen’s Mission

 
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Port of Tyne Introduces Welfare Fund to Support Merchant Shipping

A new fund has been launched to help ships’ crew members who may need welfare support while visiting the Port of Tyne. Over 100,000 seafarers arrive at the Port of Tyne each year.