Fish suppers raise a tasty sum for RNLI

Diners at the fish and chip supper at Lyme Regis Sailing Club

THREE fish suppers held by supporters of Lyme Regis lifeboat crew raised well over £1,000 for the RNLI.

The town’s sailing club was packed with diners for a traditional fish and chip supper, with food supplied by the Fisherman’s Wife takeaway, and a total of £742 was raised. The event, attended by some 60 people, was organised by Trish Wiliams and Di Mattock.

Petrina Muscroft and supporters at her fish supper held in the lifeboat station

At the lifeboat station Petrina Muscroft prepared a lifeboat-themed menu that included Shannon class salmon, Tamara tuna broccoli and chick peas and B class baked potatoes. More than 30 people were served in two hours and £377.50 was raised.

A third event at the Nag’s Head pub, where owners James and Rebecca De-Voisey were generously supported by Matt from Herbies Dino Bar, raised £200. Some 33 tickets were sold for fish and chips, scallops and chips and double cheeseburger and chips.

Nick Marks, volunteer lifeboat operations manager for the RNLI in Lyme Regis, said: “I would like to thank everyone involved in any way with these delicious fund-raising events. Many local people and businesses contributed with great generosity.”

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Francesca grew up in Lyme Regis and has worked in community journalism in the area since 2011, having gained a First Class Honours degree in journalism and her NCTJ qualifications at Southampton Solent University.

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