Shetland Playgroup Donations

Along with donations from our employees & suppliers, Cooke Aquaculture were  pleased to be able to make payments to four Shetland Playgroups. These were: Aith & Bixter Toddler Group Walls & Distict Toddler Group Yell Peerie Breeks GroupUnst under 5’s Group Pictured (left to right) Claire Tulloch from the Aith District Playgroup, Keith Leslie our Hoganess  Site Manager & Jacqueline Brown from the Walls Playgroup.

Simmer Dim Fishing Competition!

16th/17th June 2018, Unst, Shetland The Simmer Dim Competition was started 15 years ago to raise money for Cancer Support Charities. It involves an all-night fishing competition as near to the Summer Solstice as possible, taking advantage of Shetland’s 24 hour daylight at that time. The competition is a fun event which involves fishermen from all over the world, in …

Shetland Junior Netball Group Sponsorship

Vicki Smith, our Environmental Officer from Shetland was delighted to issue the Shetland Junior Netball Group with their Jumpers, donated by Cooke Aquaculture. In total, there are 66 members from all over Shetland making up three squads who represent Shetland nationally. Vicki, is pictured below with the Under 13’s. Good luck girls!

Norwegian Aquaculture Students visit Shetland Sites

A group of Norwegian Aquaculture students visited Shetland recently to look at the aquaculture industry and it’s similarities and differences within the industry. Skretting Fish Feeds Sales Manager, Gordon Reid, had planned a very interesting schedule for the group, which included a visit to Unst. The group visited one of our seawater sites and our Quoy’s hatchery, meeting our very …

Highland Fling

Congratulations go to Chris Webb, our Environmental and Development Manager who recently completed a “Highland Fling”. This one isn’t a vigororous Scottish Traditional Dance but an 85 Kilometre Ultra Marathon which takes in the first half of the West Highland Way. As if running this distance isn’t enough, it also takes in Conic Hill and a total ascent of 2500 …