Mull soapmakers donate to nurses

Stewart Cattanach who, along with his wife Sophie, own the Isle of Mull Soap Company, with the soap they donated to the NHS workers.

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A soap-making company on Mull has sent a donation to nurses south of the border.

Sophie and Stewart Cattanach who own the Isle of Mull Soap Co were contacted by regular customer and visitor to the island, staff nurse Lynda McMullen who works at Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

The business pair were happy to help and send a donation of 30 assorted handmade soaps as a thank you to the staff who were on the general medical care Lancaster Suite for all their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The family-run business, based in Tobermory, has also donated to staff at Mull and Iona Community Hospital and given 1,000 soaps out to the community.

Lynda said: ‘I wanted our team to have something special to pamper themselves with after their shift which is why I approached the Isle of Mull Soap Co and they were only too happy to help. We can’t thank them enough for this kind donation.’

Sophie said: ‘We couldn’t be prouder to help our NHS in some way at such a difficult time.’