The latest news about and from the Worshipful Company of Butchers

Gary Baker Award Winner announced

Published on: 13 January 2020Gary Baker Award Winner announced

Anna Lampitt is the 2019 winner of the Gary Baker Award following a hotly competed interview process at the end of November. Anna is in her final year at Harper Adams University studying for BSc with Honours in Food Production and Marketing.

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A New Year message from The Master

Published on: 8 January 2020A New Year message from The Master

So, we welcome in a new decade, with a breath of fresh air, a new Hall, a new Government, and a Court that is keen to bring about the changes promised on the day I took up this wonderful role.

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Theodora Children’s Charity: the impact of our support

Published on: 6 January 2020Theodora Children’s Charity: the impact of our support

Joe Goodlad from Theodora Children’s Charity shares the impact our support has had over the past three years, with the Worshipful Company of Butchers having donated an incredible £62,500 supporting the charity’s work helping sick and disabled children.

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Teach First Careers Expo at Butchers' Hall a big success

Published on: 3 January 2020Teach First Careers Expo at Butchers' Hall a big success

In December Butchers’ Hall was the selected venue for Teach First’s annual London Careers’ Expo. As one of our charities for the past three years they were kind enough to send across a short report following the event.

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Nuffield Scholar presents report to annual conference

Published on: 16 December 2019Nuffield Scholar presents report to annual conference

Caroline Mitchell, the Butchers’ Company’s Nuffield Scholar presented her report to over 300 people at the prestigious Annual Nuffield Conference in Warwickshire.

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Butchers 'Hit for six' at December Court Lunch

Published on: 10 December 2019Butchers 'Hit for six' at December Court Lunch

Guest speaker, former England cricketer Ronnie Irani entertained Liverymen and guests to a hard hitting 'No boundaries' speech in his response on behalf of the guests at the last Court Lunch of the decade.

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Butchers Pet Care opens door to Kingsthorpe College careers visit

Published on: 9 December 2019Butchers Pet Care opens door to Kingsthorpe College careers visit

30 Business Studies students from Northampton visited Butcher’s Pet Care in Crick as part of the Livery's support for charity, Teach First.

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‘Never been busier’: a report from HMS Tyne

Published on: 29 November 2019‘Never been busier’: a report from HMS Tyne

The link between the Worshipful Company of Butchers and HMS Tyne is important in aiding the success of the ship and its crew.

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WCB successes at 2019 Women in Meat Industry Awards

Published on: 20 November 2019WCB successes at 2019 Women in Meat Industry Awards

We are delighted to announce that Lucianne Allen and Nicola Thompson, both Liverymen of the Company, were recognised at the recent Women in Meat Industry Awards ceremony.

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Memorial Service for Past Master John Brewster OBE

Published on: 15 November 2019Memorial Service for Past Master John Brewster OBE

It seemed fitting that the Memorial Service for Past Master John Brewster OBE, held at the Priory Church of St Bartholomew The Great on 13th November, should culminate with refreshments and reminiscences at Butchers’ Hall.

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