Food & Drink

Food and drink:- Giving you a taste for Cheshire’s growing band of high quality food and drink producers and for some of the county’s top eateries.

Bridge Community Farms acquires The Natural Veg Men delivered veg box business

Bridge Community Farms and Wellness Gardens has expanded after buying a successful Cheshire veg box scheme. The Ellesmere Port-based charity, which works with the unemployed and those suffering from mental health conditions and life-long learning disabilities, has taken over the running of the Veg Box scheme developed by The Natural Veg Men. Seasonal veg boxes […]

Abbey College Manchester Students Aid Local Residents

Students from Abbey College Manchester recently supported Manchester residents suffering from food poverty, with a generous donation. A group of charitable students from the city centre-based college worked together to collate a bountiful donation to supply to the local food bank. The contribution will help provide assistance to members of the college’s neighbouring community who […]

Cheshire East plans for HS2 arrival

Cheshire East Council is moving forward with plans for the arrival of HS2 by considering the impact and opportunities it will create around Crewe railway station. Draft plans show the next part of the emerging Crewe station hub area action plan (CSHAAP), and are on the agenda at a meeting of the strategic planning board […]

Delamere Dairy is the main ring sponsor at the Royal Cheshire County Show 2019

The Royal Cheshire County Show has welcomed Knutsford-based Delamere Dairy as principal partner, sponsoring the main ring, for the third successive year. The company has been involved with the show for many years. Delamere Dairy started life thirty-four years ago, in Delamere Forest, when Liz and Roger Sutton bought their first three goats. Today, headquartered […]

Cheshire’s ‘New Breed’ of Entrepreneur

There is a ‘new breed’ of entrepreneur around. The last ten years have been challenging at best. The economic crisis hit some business sectors like a whirlwind, writes Matthew Robinson. Out of the downturn a new breed of entrepreneur emerged with a different attitude; different values, different goals and armed with new ways of doing […]

Arley fundraiser supports local children’s cancer charity

Festive spirit arrived early at Arley Hall as guests browsed an array of more than 75 stalls at the annual Arley Hall Shopping Spectacular, held at the home of Lord and Lady and sponsored by Boodles. The event raised £37,000 for The Joshua Tree, a Northwich-based children’s cancer charity. A preview shopping evening saw visitors […]

CAFT charity ball raises record amount

Guests at a White Christmas themed Ball raised an astonishing £140,000 for local children’s charity, the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust on Saturday 8th December at Mere Golf Resort & Spa.  Photographs kindly supplied by Andrew Collier Photography The charity’s 21st annual ball was attended by 450 guests – that’s 150 more than the previous year, helping […]

People in Business in Cheshire

Government contracts deliver success A specialist courier company tripled its turnover, and created 60 new jobs, after winning a government contract. Bosses at Topspeed Couriers say similar sized firms can grow their businesses by bidding for government work through the Crown Commercial Service. Topspeed specialises in the safe transportation of goods requiring special handling across […]

Tidy Planet’s composting tech rockets college’s food waste recycling rates

Dundee and Angus College has invested in a second of Macclesfield-based Tidy Planet’s ‘Rocket Composters’ for its Arbroath Campus, after successfully composting over 70 tonnes of food waste in the last three years at its Kingsway site. The college itself spans three campuses – Kingsway, Gardyne and Arbroath – and began its sustainability journey in […]

Tatton Park’s farm is a finalist in National Farm Attractions Network

More than 30 farm parks, rural attractions and industry suppliers from around the UK have made it through to the finals of the National Farm Attractions Network annual awards – including Cheshire’s Tatton Park. The farm has a diverse education programme that supports all ages and abilities, delivered by a team of highly skilled staff […]

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