Celebrating success at the Carlisle Living Awards

By |2018-10-04T14:59:58+01:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Celebrating the best of Carlisle

The fifth Carlisle Living Awards were held at The Garden at Eden, just outside Carlisle, on Friday 21st September. Once again, we were sponsoring the Food & Drinks category.

Celebrating the successes and achievements of businesses, enterprises and individuals, the Carlisle Living Awards is a much anticipated event in the city’s calendar.

The winners!

Our sales director, David Jenkins, was on stage to present the winners for the Food & Drinks category.

This year’s winners were:

Best Country Pub – Duke of Cumberland – judges said they could have stayed all night!

Best City Bar – Spider and […]

Carlisle Ambassadors presentation

By |2018-09-24T11:40:30+01:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Carlisle Ambassadors – Retail, Leisure & Sport

On Thursday 6th September, Carlisle Ambassadors held their Autumn meeting at The Shepherds, Carlisle. The theme for this meeting was ‘Retail, Leisure and Sport’ highlighting the excellent work, projects and investment taking place in the city.

Our managing director, Graham Jenkins, gave a short speech which gave attendees an overview to our new foodstore opening next year. Graham also spoke about how Pioneer people make the business the great success it is and how our passion for supporting local producers and suppliers will grow with the opening of our new retail venture.

Our new foodstore is due to open in the early part of next […]

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

By |2018-09-20T14:45:56+01:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|

Macmillan Coffee Morning

28 September 2018

Get your menu ready for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning …

On Friday 28th September, Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event takes place – The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Macmillan is a well-known charity which supports and helps those whose lives are affected by cancer.

You can help in the fundraising effort by hosting your own coffee morning and encouraging customers to donate to the charity. Last year over £27 million was raised though coffee mornings held the length and breadth of the country.

We’ve put together some deals and offers to help you create your coffee morning menu …

309248S Nescafe Gold Blend Coffee […]

British Roast Dinner Week 2018

By |2018-09-07T09:36:59+01:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|

Do you have a winning roast dinner?

Do you make a mean roast dinner? Enter the British Roast Dinner competition and you could walk away with amazing prizes! The competition is open for entries now until 14 October via Unilever’s website.

So, what are the prizes?

Overall winner

-A £5,000 Russum’s kitchen equipment voucher

-An amazing 200,000 Chef Rewards Points

-A Branded chefs jacket

-A framed certificate to publicise your win

Regional winners

-A branded chefs jacket

-A framed certificate to publicise your win 

PLUS, every pub that enters […]

Carlisle Ambassadors membership

By |2018-09-04T10:07:02+01:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Carlisle Ambassadors members

We are very proud to announce that we are now members of the Carlisle Ambassadors group.

Who are Carlisle Ambassadors?

Carlisle Ambassadors are people who have connections with Carlisle, an interest in the city and who support this Cumbrian centre of business, tourism and culture. It is for individuals, businesses and organisations who want to make it an even better place to live, work, invest and visit. It is for those who want to benefit from a strong and influential network, and who may be interested in collaborating on projects to make a difference.

Many prestigious business, charity and educational names from across […]

Keswick Rotary Club – Experience of a Lifetime

By |2018-09-03T14:54:54+01:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Keswick Rotary Club – Experience of a Lifetime

7th – 16th September 2018

The Rotary Club of Keswick is raising vital funds for several local charities by taking participants on an Experience of a Lifetime.

Between 7th and 16th September, small parties will be enjoying the fells, live entertainment, activities and fine dining near Latrigg in the Lake District. Camping out in a ‘shelter box tents’ and with activities taking place in marquees, the experience will be truly memorable.

The visiting groups are all taking part in the activities, organised by the Rotary Club, to raise money for The Calvert Trust, Shelter Box, Great North Air Ambulance and Rotary […]

British Food Fortnight 2018

By |2018-10-11T08:38:40+01:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Latest News|

British Food Fortnight 2018

22 September – 7 October

British Food Fortnight is all about celebrating the best of British food and drink, giving you the opportunity to promote quality, fresh, seasonal and regional produce to your customers.

Why support British Food Fortnight?

– you can attract new customers

– customers are prepared to pay a little bit more for regionally produced and artisan products

– the provenance of food and drink is important to many customers.

Our September Flavour of the Month is packed full of fantastic offers on British products.

Love British […]