Cooke Funds Kit for Kids at Growing Highlands Sailing Club

Loch Shin Sailing Club in the Scottish Highlands has secured more than £7,000 from Cooke Aquaculture Scotland to purchase two Bahia sail boats and three stand-up paddleboards. The funding from Cooke’s community benefit fund also enabled the purchase of crucial safety equipment including life jackets, wet suits and first aid kits. Cooke also provided funding for subsidised hoodies for members, …

North Isles Netball Team

We’re proud to be able to sponsor the newly formed North Isles Netball team. Players from both Unst and Yell recently combined forces to compete in the Shetland Junior Netball Development League and the donation will enable them to design and purchase their own strip. The team’s coach, Linda Thomson (far left) and our area manager in Shetland, David Brown, …

Stromness Sailing Club Ceilidh

Ceilidh & Supper Stromness Town Hall Saturday 2nd March at 7pm Come sail with us to the sound of, The Pie and Jam Dance Band Doors open at 7 pm (get your raffles!!!) for a 7.30 pm start. The ceilidh will stop at 12 midnight, doors close at 1 am. Tickets are £12.

Cooke Donation to Walls & District Agricultural Show

Cooke employees, Dennis and Katrine Johnson attended the Walls & District Agricultural Show recently, and viewed the new Barbecue equipment, purchased with the assistance of a Donation from Cooke Aquaculture. The new Barbecue equipment, included a frame, serving hatch and most importantly waterproof covers! In the picture, left to right is Dennis and Katrine Johnson with Walls & District Agricultural …

Simmer Dim Fishing Competition Shetland 2018

The Simmer Dim Fishing 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. This Annual competition is a fun event which this year attracted fishermen from the UK, Canada, Norway, Denmark & …

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.

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!

South Ronaldsay and Burray Sports Festival

Cooke Aquaculture’s Erlend Grieve is pictured here (far right ) with representatives of the South Ronaldsay and Burray Sports Festival. Cooke Aquaculture donated a very useful container for the safe storage of their sports equipment. Pete Shenton

5-a-side Champion

It’s taken a good few attempts since they started representing Cooke Aquaculture (and they even managed to take the wrong strip!) but they have finally done it : Skretting 5 a-side Champions 2017 are Cooke Aquaculture Scotland! It was very competitive through all the matches up to the final! With Cooke up against SSF in the final, it was very …


Our office in Shetland had a visit from the 1st Unst Brownies pack last night. They presented this beautiful poster detailing activities they had recently completed to allow them to achieve their Seahorse Challenge Badge. Cooke Aquaculture Scotland had help them with funding of the activities they had to carry out. They’ve purchased hi-viz vests to wear while out about. …

Unst senior citizen lunch club

Katrine Johnson, from our office in Unst, Shetland, was invited to the Unst Senior Citizens Lunch Club yesterday. She presented them with a cheque for £500 along with a couple of salmon. The money will help with the running of the club and provide transport for people to attend. Mary Robertson, the cook, and her team regularly caters for between …

Robbie at the Lochgilphead swimming pool

Robbie Renwick has visited the Dolphins club in Lochgilphead last Thursday and hopefully inspired a future generation of Olympic swimmers! Robbie was just 16 when he travelled with the Scotland team to the 2006 Commonwealth games in Melbourne. He then went onto becoming commonwealth champion in 200m freestyle, World championship Gold and eventually Silver Medal in Rio Olympic games. The …

Orkney Charitable Trust donation

Cooke Aquaculture Scotland recently committed to a donation to the Orkney Charitable Trust (OCT) ‘Help From Home’ fund. This fund provides much needed financial support for families who have to deal with extended hospital stays on the mainland. Pictured accepting the initial £1,000 donation are Mairi Fleet (holding Holly Fleet) and Lynne Spence from OCT with Cooke sponsorship and donations …

Dounby Primary School sports equipment pledge

Before summer holidays start in Scotland, Cooke Aquaculture is pleased to help Dounby Primary School investing in new sport equipment: scooters, tennis and climbing equipment… Diane and Sara from the Kirkwall office are pictured with some of the pupils at the school.

Cooke Aqua Shetland Christmas Raffle

Cooke Aqua Shetland’s team decided to hold a Christmas raffle to raise money for the clients at the 3 Care Centres in the areas Cooke operate in: Unst, Yell & Walls. The cheque was hand over a couple of weeks ago. We would like to thank our kind sponsors who gave prizes for the raffle.