The Family Business of The Year Awards 2018 finalists Following our recent success at Cumbria Family Business Awards 2018, we are now through to the national finals. Culminating in a gala reception at The May Fair Hotel in London on 7th June, we are excited to be joining the other regional award [...]
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Lifesaving fundraising for Great North Air Ambulance For many years we have provided lifesaving fundraising support for the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS). We place collection tins at our foodstore tills in an effort to support this regional charity. This lifesaving service operates three air ambulances across the north east, North [...]
Proud to be a Carlisle Youth Zone sponsor For several years we have been proud to be involved with Carlisle Youth Zone and as a sponsor we are always delighted to hand over vital funds to help the charity. Our sales manager, Gemma Hodgson, went along on Wednesday 28th March to present [...]
Celebrating Cumbria Life Food & Drink Awards 2018 On the evening of Thursday 22nd March, we had a fantastic time at the Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards 2018. Held at Kendal College, the event was hosted by famous food critic, Jay Rayner, and celebrated the county’s best restaurants, chefs, pubs, cafes, [...]
Easter opening for our foodstores Easter is nearly here, so we thought we'd keep you up-to-date with our store opening times.
Sponsoring a colourful fundraising occasion for Eden Valley Hospice Once again, we are thrilled to announce that we are sponsoring a colourful fundraising event; Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw’s Colour Run. The fun run takes part on Sunday 13th May at Carlisle Racecourse and is attended by hundreds of runners, families [...]
Proud sponsor of Cumbria Life Food & Drinks Awards 2018 This year we are a proud to be one of the sponsors of the Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards. The awards are being held at Kendal College on Thursday 22nd March and celebrate the county’s best restaurants, chefs, pubs, cafes, [...]
Cumbrian family businesses take part in radio show On Wednesday 14th March, Graham Jenkins, our managing director, and his brother, David Jenkins, our sales director took part in BBC Radio Cumbria’s Moneytalks programme. After our coup at the Cumbria Family Business Awards on the previous Friday, Graham and David were asked along to [...]
Phil Jamieson Senior Retail Butcher The start of Phil's career Phil started working for us at the age of 15 straight after leaving school. For 20 years, Phil enjoyed working in our Fisher Street store and initially undertook a time-served apprenticeship until he became a [...]
Cumbria Family Business Awards 2018 winners! We attended the Cumbria Family Business Awards 2018 on Friday 9th March as we were lucky to be shortlisted for the Retailer and Wholesalers category. Held at The Garden at Eden, the event recognised the hard work, determination [...]