Fish supper dishes up lifeboat funds

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Tobermory lifeboat crew Alec Brown and Iain ‘Ogg’ Mackenzie delivered 42 suppers to Dervaig and Salen as part of a foody fundraising event in its third year.

As well as the traditional fish supper, sausage, ribs and, of course, haggis were also on the menu at The Mishnish earlier this month, along with mushy peas, gravy and curry sauce making up a total 195 suppers served up on the night– including 128 suppers courtesy of chef Paul Jakiel and his team of helpers, with food being donated by the Mishnish and Lindsay Macdonald of the Pier Cafe.

Tobermory RNLI Fundraising chairwoman Nettie Stirling said: ‘Once again our RNLI Fish Supper has been a tremendous success thanks to the generosity of our communities here on Mull. We’d like to thank the Mishnish and the Pier Cafe for their support, and particularly to Chef Paul and his team who turned out nearly 200 suppers.’

She added £1,453 was a fantastic sum to help the lifeboat station carry on saving lives at sea.

Tobermory RNLI’s Fundraising Group is on the look out for new volunteers to help run more events.

Interested? Contact the lifeboat station via tobermory@rnli.org.uk or call 01688 302143.

Coxswain David McHaffie, fundraisers Nettie Stirling and Helen Foster with chefs Paul and Ian at Tobermory RNLI Fish Supper. Photograph: RNLI/Tobermory