Introducing Gemma …

We're very proud to introduce you to Gemma Hodgson who is our new Area Sales Manager covering the Carlisle area. Although, new to the team, Gemma is an 'old hand' at helping our customers receive first-class service as she's worked for the company for ten years now. Until recently, Gemma was part of our busy [...]

Introducing Gemma …2017-10-26T15:17:02+01:00

Cumbria Trading Standards formalises a partnership

On Monday 6th March 2017, Hannah-Jayne Gawthorpe from Trading Standards visited us to hand over a certificate which formalises a working partnership between us. The Primary Authority Partnership certificate assures policy expertise and practical experience are brought together and regulations are effectively delivered. Trading Standards ensure that our hygiene practices and meat are of the [...]

Cumbria Trading Standards formalises a partnership2017-10-26T15:17:39+01:00

It’s a golden anniversary

June Dixon recently reached a momentous moment, when she celebrated 50 years of belonging to the Pioneer family. June, 84, started work with us on 10th October 1966 and is still working in our accounts department on a part-time basis. June has enjoyed every moment of her time with us and says: "I do love [...]

It’s a golden anniversary2016-10-01T10:45:26+01:00

Customers dig deep for flood appeal

Generous customers visiting our stores in Carlisle and Harrington have been digging deep into their pockets to support the Cumbria Flood Appeal. Between December 2015 and March 2016, collections points at tills in the three stores raised an overwhelming total of £1,050. Ian Brown, Chairman of Cumbria Community Foundation, the organisation which set up the [...]

Customers dig deep for flood appeal2016-01-21T10:23:31+00:00

Pioneer Cumberland Sausage wins national TV contest

At Dalston Agricultural Show on Saturday 14th August 2010, Pioneer put a team together with Carlisle Young Farmers to compete in the Monster Munchies challenge to build the largest, most spectacular and tastiest version of our local dish, Cumberland sausage and mash. We built a giant version of Carlisle castle, complete with drawbridge, gravy moat and green [...]

Pioneer Cumberland Sausage wins national TV contest2010-08-14T16:29:21+01:00