All posts tagged: cumbria

Shop Local, Support Local

The Chopping Block About Us

You’ve probably heard the £5 message a lot over the past couple of years…

If every adult in the UK spent £5 each week in their local shops and businesses (instead of online, at the supermarket or with big multinationals), it would be worth £13.5 billion going directly back into our towns.Read more

Family, Friends & Food

 

We’ve all seen those end of the world films… a meteor is on it’s way, Bruce Willis has failed to blow it up and the people are having full blown End of Days parties in the streets. 

In March, when I picked up my last take-away for 3 months (The Courtyard in Penrith – I can’t recommend them enough) there was a strange vibe in town.Read more

Our Top Foodie Spots

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It’ll be no surprise to you that we absolutely adore food and drink.
When we’re deciding what treats to fill our shop with, we have a very simple rule – do we love it? If we don’t like it, it won’t be in the shop.Read more