A Community of Care
28th December 2018

  The words of Marian Dixon Fishermen’s Mission Superintendent in Kirkcudbright, a beautiful fishing port on the Solway Firth. Marian is a trusted, friendly face amongst the fishermen of the Kirkcudbright Shellfish fleet. Often routine conversations can lead to helping fishing families in real need. For Marian this has included supporting a local lobster fisherman […]

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Batter Bucket Challenge

What is the Batter Bucket Challenge? The owners of Cleethorpes’ Papas restaurants officially launched the national bucket challenge. The owners aim to raise a total of £100,000 by getting chip shops and supporters to take part in the challenge in the same way the ice-bucket challenge swept the country in the summer of 2014. The first […]


Catch of the Day – Jenny Mitchell

I have always loved colour and pattern, so it was natural for me to go to Art college, where I did my BA in printed fashion textiles. After having children I decided to decorate and fire bisque ware from home in my studio in Hampshire. I spent a large part of my childhood summers snorkelling […]


Free Dental Checks – Troon

The Fishermen’s Mission in partnership with Seafarers UK and Seafarers Hospital Society will be running FREE. Starting on Friday 14th December 2018 FREE – Dental checks and initial treatment for all fishermen working out of Troon LOCAL – Avilable at Troon Dental Studio, 15 minutes from the harbour WALK-IN – Open session for fishermen and their […]


Christmas Missive

For a very long time now, we have become aware that Christmas is not just a single momentary event. Increasingly, it is now seen as an extended season, which is quite rapidly turning into a culture regardless of any religious significance it has for many of us. For that reason, Christmas, long owned by the […]


Fishermen’s Mission Prayer Calendar 2019

“Christianity with its sleeves rolled up” aptly describes the work of the Fishermen’s Mission. Practical Christian care for those in need in our fishing communities. Prayer underpins everything we do as the Fishermen’s Mission family. We thank God for his goodness to us and ask for his guidance and wisdom as we carry out his work around […]


Sea, Salt and Solitude

The new fundraising photographic book, together with narratives will be on sale from the 3rd November. In the meantime you can pre-order via Michelin starred chef, Nathan Outlaws website – When the book is ready on the 3rd November, his team will send you out a signed copy by Nathan. The book will be […]


Fishy Feast

Charity Dinner hosted by Senara Restaurant 9 November 2018 The BBC’s Tiffany Truscott with entertainment from Flats and Sharps and the Cadgwith Singers with BIG raffle prizes! A unique banquet has just announced today in South West Cornwall. A line up of very talent chefs with incredible skills from Michelin stars, cooking for Royalty, Great […]


120 Years Success

The launch of the 120 years event at the Beacon Shopping Centre, Bedford Street North Shields.



A health and wellbeing development partnership programme for active and retired fishermen and their families delivered by the Fishermen’s Mission and Seafarers Hospital Society and supported by Seafarers UK. Our Chief Executive David Dickens spoke to Glenn Moir, Waves Radio on Sunday and talked about what’s involved in the SeaFit project, how it started and […]