Fishermen’s Mission

  • Mission meets minister on welfare issues

    Mission meets minister on welfare issues

    28th December 2023

    Marc Evans, the Fishermen’s Mission chief executive, met fisheries minister Mark Spencer last week to discuss the changing role that the Mission is taking on to support fishermen, many of whom have never previously sought help. Whilst many of its…

  • A Day In The Life Of: SeaFit programme manager Carol Elliott

    A Day In The Life Of: SeaFit programme manager Carol Elliott

    11th September 2023

    “Meeting some of the fishermen – there are some real characters out there!” Carol Elliott, SeaFit manager told Fishing News. “Recently we held a health event with Dentaid, The Dental Charity, and one fisherman came out holding a tooth that…

  • Fishermen’s Mission charity returns to Grimsby docks

    Fishermen’s Mission charity returns to Grimsby docks

    13th June 2023

    Following an absence of nearly a decade, the Fishermen’s Mission will once again have a presence on Grimsby docks after being gifted office space by a local business. WE1 Heritage, which restores heritage buildings in the town, offered the charity…

  • That’s the spirit! Distillery in Mission fundraiser

    That’s the spirit! Distillery in Mission fundraiser

    1st December 2022

    A distillery based in the Outer Hebrides is offering an alternative to Black Friday that will help raise funds for the Fishermen’s Mission, reports Paul Scott. The Isle of Barra Distillers Co says that rather than taking part in Black…

  • Popular fishmarket tours return for 2022

    Popular fishmarket tours return for 2022

    20th April 2022

    A behind-the-scenes tour offering a ‘fascinating insight’ into England’s largest fishmarket has returned for its 11th year, reports Paul Scott. The Brixham Fish Market Tour, which helps to raise funds for the Fishermen’s Mission, allows people to witness the operational…

  • Excellent turnout for SeaFit at Ramsgate

    Excellent turnout for SeaFit at Ramsgate

    30th March 2022

    The two-day SeaFit visit to Ramsgate last week was held in glorious sunny weather and very light winds that might have tempted many fishermen to spend as little time as possible onshore. However, the Fishermen’s Mission was able to report…

  • Funding support for North East fishers affected by crustacean die-off

    Funding support for North East fishers affected by crustacean die-off

    9th March 2022

    The Seafarers’ Charity has awarded £5,000 to provide a hardship fund, administered by the Fishermen’s Mission, for North East fishers who are experiencing hardship due to the unexplained impact on inshore crab and lobster stocks in coastal waters off North…

  • Ian Gatt appointed deputy chair of Mission trustees

    Ian Gatt appointed deputy chair of Mission trustees

    24th February 2022

    The Fishermen’s Mission – now in its 140th year of providing services and support for fishermen and their families – has appointed Ian Gatt as the new deputy chair of its board of trustees. Michael Vlasto, chair of the board…

  • Fishermen’s Mission announces thanksgiving service

    Fishermen’s Mission announces thanksgiving service

    27th October 2021

    This year, the Fishermen’s Mission is celebrating 140 years since its founding by Ebenezer Mather. “To give thanks for the wonderful work that has been achieved by all those who have been part of our family over so many years,…

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