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Calum Richardson ‘Chips In’ with RNLI

Article Date: 2015-04-17

Stonehaven’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has presented a ‘Thank You’ plaque to Calum Richardson, owner of the award-winning Bay Fish & Chips, for his continued support and dedication to the charity.



During the month of February, Calum and his team collected £202 through collections of the 5p bag charge in support of RNLI. Since the charge came into effect across Scotland, The Bay has been donating the proceeds of the charge to a different charity each month, though there is no legal requirement to do so. The Bay also kindly donated 70 fish suppers to the RNLI for their ceilidh in January, which raised a staggering £935.



Calum Richardson, Chef/Owner of The Bay Fish & Chips commented: "I’m delighted to be able to support Stonehaven’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution through The Bay Fish & Chips. It’s a fundamental part of Stonehaven; they do everything from saving the lives of fishermen to water sports to safeguarding our harbour. Moving forward, I hope I can continue to support the charity in any way I can.”



The RNLI saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 230 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and has more than 100 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK. The RNLI is independent and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824 its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 137,000 lives. The RNLI is a charity registered in England, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland.



Calum Richardson set up The Bay Fish & Chips in 2006 with his wife Lindsay and since then, they have taken their takeaway to the very top, serving thousands of portions of fish and chips to many happy customers and winning a number of accolades along the way. They’re a market leader when it comes to sustainability, provenance and environmentally friendly business practice. Calum^s high standards in all areas of his business meant that in 2013, The Bay was the overall winner of the National Fish & Chip Awards. The Bay is also rated as one of the most highly achieving restaurants in the UK by the Sustainable Restaurant Association, achieving Three Star Sustainability Champion status.



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