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Cranstons Brampton Food Hall in running for coveted foodie award

Cranstons Brampton Food Hall in running for coveted foodie award

Cranstons Food Hall in Brampton has been named as a finalist in the prestigious farm shop and deli awards, after beating off stiff competition from....

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Lake District Photography exhibition hits Cafe Oswald's

Lake District Photography exhibition hits Cafe Oswald's

Café Oswald’s at Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall on Ullswater Road, Penrith is hosting a six week exhibition of work from Art By Camera,....

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Double celebrations as Cranstons Brampton celebrates its 1st birthday.

Double celebrations as Cranstons Brampton celebrates its 1st birthday.

Cranstons Brampton Food Hall marked one year since it opened on 15th February with an instore celebration. Staff and customers shared a giant first....

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Cranstons score hat trick of golds at Smithfield Awards

Cranstons score hat trick of golds at Smithfield Awards

Cranstons Quality Butchers of Ullswater Road, Penrith have excelled in the 2017 Butchers Q Guild Smithfield Awards, coming away from the ceremony....

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Young local egg entrepreneur cracks Cranstons

Young local egg entrepreneur cracks Cranstons

Cranstons Food Halls in Penrith and Orton Grange near Carlisle have begun selling eggs from a young local entrepreneur’s flock of ducks this....

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Award-Winning Cumbrian Butchers stock Ancient Lake District Lamb breed

Award-Winning Cumbrian Butchers stock Ancient Lake District Lamb breed

Celebrated Lake District Herdwick Lamb will be available at Cranstons Quality....

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Cranstons raise over £4,000 for Hospice at Home

Cranstons raise over £4,000 for Hospice at Home

Cranstons raised £4076 this festive season for Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland through two Christmas shopping events, sale of a....

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Cumbrian food champions Cranstons invest for the future

Cumbrian food champions Cranstons invest for the future

Penrith based company Cranstons Quality Butchers have just completed a £1.5 million pound project enhancing their Ullswater Road production....

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Eden Artist Hosts Exhibition in Cafe Oswald's

Eden Artist Hosts Exhibition in Cafe Oswald's

Café Oswald’s at Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall on Ullswater Road,....

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Local producers gear up for busy festive period

Local producers gear up for busy festive period

Cumbria's producers are gearing up for a bumper Christmas following a devastating winter....

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Cranstons raise over £1,900 for Hospice at Home at second Christmas Shopping Evening

Cranstons raise over £1,900 for Hospice at Home at second Christmas Shopping Evening

Cranstons Cumbrian Foodhall on Ullswater Road hosted an evening of festivities on Thursday, 1st December, to raise money for Hospice at Home....

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Orton Grange named Best Foodhall in UK

Orton Grange named Best Foodhall in UK

Cranstons Foodhall at Orton Grange, on the outskirts of Carlisle, is celebrating after beating stiff competition to be....

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Toasting success at Cranstons for Lakeland Mues

Toasting success at Cranstons for Lakeland Mues

From November Cranstons Food Halls at Orton Grange and Penrith will stock a brand new artisan toasted muesli by new business Lakeland Mues,....

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Cumbrian Food Champions Cranstons named finalists in coveted Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards

Cumbrian Food Champions Cranstons named finalists in coveted Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards

Cranstons Foodhall at Orton Grange, on the outskirts of Carlisle, is celebrating after beating stiff competition to be....

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6 months, 25,000 pies and 6 miles of sausage later...

6 months, 25,000 pies and 6 miles of sausage later...

Cranstons newest Food Hall at Brampton greeted its 75,000th....

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Cumbrian Salt Marsh Lamb is back on the menu!

Cumbrian Salt Marsh Lamb is back on the menu!

We now have our Salt Marsh Lamb back in....

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Cranstons new Brampton Food Hall takes on its first Butchery Apprentice

Cranstons new Brampton Food Hall takes on its first Butchery Apprentice

Cranstons new Food Hall at Brampton has signed up its first Butchery Apprentice Dave Dobson in response to exceptionally strong trading since its....

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Cumbrian food champions celebrate farm supply excellence

Cumbrian food champions celebrate farm supply excellence

Last week Cranstons presented Farm Supplier of the Year awards to two Cumbrian farm suppliers. Wigton farmer George....

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Cranstons Two Times Runner Up in National BBQ Champion Final

Cranstons Two Times Runner Up in National BBQ Champion Final

Cranstons Quality Butchers of Penrith clinched runners up awards in the UK final of the Butchers Q Guild 2016 Barbecue....

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Cranstons shortlisted for Cumbria Tourism Retailer of the Year Award

Cranstons shortlisted for Cumbria Tourism Retailer of the Year Award

Cranstons have been shortlisted in the ‘Retailer of the Year’ category of the Cumbria Tourism Awards, beating strong competition from a....

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Cranstons through to Q Guild BBQ competition finals

Cranstons through to Q Guild BBQ competition finals

Cranstons are another two time national final qualifier in the Q Guild BBQ Competition with their Rib Eye Steak, along with their Topside and....

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QEGS students get to grips with making sausage at Cranstons

QEGS students get to grips with making sausage at Cranstons

Year 11 food technology students from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School visited Cranstons on Ullswater Road, Penrith to....

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Cranstons in running for coveted foodie award

Cranstons in running for coveted foodie award

Cranstons Food Hall at Orton Grange, near Carlisle, has beaten strong competition to earn a place in the finals of the prestigious Farm Shop and....

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Cranstons NEW Brampton Food Hall celebrates customer milestone

Cranstons NEW Brampton Food Hall celebrates customer milestone

Cranstons Brampton Foodhall has been open little over a month and has already hit a remarkable milestone. Last....

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Cranstons Goes Orange for Marmalade festival

Cranstons Goes Orange for Marmalade festival

Cranstons Quality Butchers have teamed up with the Dalemain Marmalade Festival to launch a Marmalade....

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Local Producers Set to Benefit from Cranstons New Brampton Foodhall

Local Producers Set to Benefit from Cranstons New Brampton Foodhall

A host of local producers are set to reap the benefits from the opening of Cranstons new Brampton Foodhall on....

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Four new jobs created at Cranstons Brampton Food Hall

Four new jobs created at Cranstons Brampton Food Hall

Cranstons butchers have recruited four new members of staff to expand their existing Brampton Shop team ahead of the opening of the new Brampton....

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Cranstons raise 4006 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons raise 4006 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons Quality Butchers have raised £4006 for Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland through a....

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Cranstons strike gold in Q Guild Smithfield Awards

Cranstons strike gold in Q Guild Smithfield Awards

Cranstons Quality Butchers of Ullswater Road, Penrith have excelled in the 2015 Butchers Q Guild Smithfield Awards,....

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Cranstons Orton Grange charity night raises 1625 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons Orton Grange charity night raises 1625 pounds for Hospice at Home

Members of the public were invited to Cranstons Foodhall at Orton Grange for an evening of festive food, drink and entertainment in support of....

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Cranstons raise 1538 pounds For Hospice at Home

Cranstons raise 1538 pounds For Hospice at Home

Last week Cranstons Christmas Preview evening raised £1538 for Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland. Managing Director Philip Cranston....

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North West crowns its best banger

North West crowns its best banger

The best sausages in the North West were crowned last week as part of British Sausage Week, which this year celebrated the nation’s Sausages....

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Talented Penrith Pupils Exhibit Work in Cafe Oswald's

Talented Penrith Pupils Exhibit Work in Cafe Oswald's

Students from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School are hosting an exhibition of prints this November at Café Oswald’s on Ullswater Road,....

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Cranstons Creates Ultimate Pie with Eden Brewery

Cranstons Creates Ultimate Pie with Eden Brewery

One of Cumbria’s most famous butchers has joined forces with a successful Penrith brewery to mix beer and beef in the perfect winter....

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Michelin Star treatment for Cafe Oswald's

Michelin Star treatment for Cafe Oswald's

Café Oswald’s at Cranstons Cumbrian Foodhall in Penrith are receiving support from one of the most prominent names in the restaurant....

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Cumbrian Food Champions Cranstons set to open NEW Brampton Food Hall in February

Cumbrian Food Champions Cranstons set to open NEW Brampton Food Hall in February

Master Butchers Cranstons are expanding again, opening a new town centre Food Hall in Brampton. The 2000 square ft. Foodhall located in....

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Cranstons expand to meet demand

Cranstons expand to meet demand

Cranstons have recently expanded their production unit on Ullswater Road. The extension represents an investment in the future.

The site....

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Cranstons Banks on Success

Cranstons Banks on Success

 


Cranstons have bought the former HSBC bank in Brampton for a new shop that....

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Cranstons raise 10,888 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons raise 10,888 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons have raised £10,888 for Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland this year through a series of fund-raising....

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Cranstons recognise longest standing farm supplier with Centenary Award

Cranstons recognise longest standing farm supplier with Centenary Award

Bill and Martyn Hunter of Orchard Farm Newbiggin were this week presented with a special ‘Centenary Supplier Award’ by cumbrian food....

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Cranstons Bag 7 Smithfield Award Golds

Cranstons Bag 7 Smithfield Award Golds

Top-notch Q Guild butchers Cranstons have struck gold in the prestigious national butchery Smithfield Awards. Seven products submitted by Cranstons....

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Cranstons Raise 1576 pounds at Orton Grange Christmas Fund-Raiser

Cranstons Raise 1576 pounds at Orton Grange Christmas Fund-Raiser

Over 150 members of the Rotary and Inner Wheel Clubs of Carlisle attended a celebratory evening of festive food and drink at our Food Hall at Orton....

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Cranstons Food Hall at Orton Grange Celebrates 1st Birthday

Cranstons Food Hall at Orton Grange Celebrates 1st Birthday

Cranstons Food Hall at Orton Grange Farm celebrated its first Birthday on Wednesday 19th November. Staff and management shared a glass of fizz with....

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Cranstons 'Butchers on Bikes' raise 4700 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons 'Butchers on Bikes' raise 4700 pounds for Hospice at Home

A team of cyclists from Cranstons butchers have raised over £4700 for Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland by completing a gruelling 106....

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Orton Grange welcomes 100,000th customer

Orton Grange welcomes 100,000th customer

Cranstons Food Hall at Orton Grange has served more than 100,000 customers, just nine months after it opened.

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Local school children visit Cranstons

Local school children visit Cranstons

Year 1 students from Penrith’s Brunswick Infant’s school visited Cumbrian food champions Cranstons this week. Mrs Taylor’s....

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Cranstons kick off Centenary Celebrations

Cranstons kick off Centenary Celebrations

Cranstons Centenary Celebrations kicked off this week. Managing director Philip Cranston and Operations Director Roger Cranston, the 3rd generation....

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QEGS students enjoy a Taste of Cumbria at Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall

QEGS students enjoy a Taste of Cumbria at Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall

Year 11 food technology students from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School visited Cranstons this week. The students toured Cranstons production facility....

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Cranstons Centenary Ale

Cranstons Centenary Ale

Cranstons has partnered with Eden Brewery, one of Cumbria's newest breweries, to celebrate a major milestone.

Eden Brewery, which....

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Cranstons judged North West Champion at Farm Shop and Deli Awards

Cranstons judged North West Champion at Farm Shop and Deli Awards

The Farm Shop & Deli Awards has announced nine regional winners who showed highest levels of service, product knowledge, initiative, innovation....

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Cranstons art exhibition gets straight to the (ball)point

Cranstons art exhibition gets straight to the (ball)point

This Spring Cranstons Café Oswald’s will hold an exhibition of ballpoint art from an unexpected source… one of their staff!....

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Chancellor George Osborne enjoys a Taste of Cumbria at Orton Grange

Chancellor George Osborne enjoys a Taste of Cumbria at Orton Grange

Chancellor George Osborne popped in to Cranstons Food Hall at Orton Grange....

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Cranstons Win Butcher of the Year Award

Cranstons Win Butcher of the Year Award

From nearly 300 entries nationwide Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall has won Butcher Of The Year’ in the Farm Shop & Deli....

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Cranstons raise 4,760 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons raise 4,760 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons have raised £4,760 for Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland this festive season through a series of fund-raising activities,....

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Cranstons raise 2,300 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons raise 2,300 pounds for Hospice at Home

Last week Cranstons Christmas Preview evening raised £2,300 for Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland, exceeding last year’s....

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Cranstons scoop 'Best Retailer Award'

Cranstons scoop 'Best Retailer Award'

Cranstons picked up the 'Best Retailer' Award at the CN....

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Orton Grange Food Hall set to open November 19th

Orton Grange Food Hall set to open November 19th

Cranstons this week announced the opening date for their brand new Food Hall at Orton Grange Farm. The Food Hall, which will stock Cranstons....

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Cranstons Orton Grange Food Hall will employ 20 staff

Cranstons Orton Grange Food Hall will employ 20 staff


Cranstons are now recruiting staff for their new Food Hall at Orton Grange near Carlisle. Full and part time....

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Meat Management Finalists

Meat Management Finalists

Cranstons was recently shortlisted as finalists in the Meat Management Industry Awards 2013 in the ‘Best Website Based Business’....

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Fresh Wild Venison from Cumbrian Estates

Fresh Wild Venison from Cumbrian Estates

Cranstons are currently stocking Wild Venison from Cumbrian estates, giving customers a chance to try this unique and highly-prized meat.

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Cranstons appoint manager for new Food Hall at Orton Grange

Cranstons appoint manager for new Food Hall at Orton Grange

Cranstons have appointed the new Manager for their Orton Grange Food Hall, situated near Carlisle. Peter Potts, current Assistant Manager at....

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Eden Brewery launches limited edition Penrith Ale

Eden Brewery launches limited edition Penrith Ale

Eden Brewery, based at Brougham Hall, near Penrith, have released a limited edition ‘Penrith Ale Festival’ bottled beer to coincide....

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Art delivered to your door...

Art delivered to your door...

Café Oswald’s is hosting an exhibition of original mixed media pieces by local artist Julie Coghlan this May.

The....

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Young artists bring 'A Sense of Place' to Cranstons Cafe Oswald's

Young artists bring 'A Sense of Place' to Cranstons Cafe Oswald's

Year 8 students from Ullswater Community College’s ‘Extra Art’ group are hosting an exhibition of prints this June at Cranstons....

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Cranstons Cafe Oswalds joins Hospice at Home Go Orange appeal

Cranstons Cafe Oswalds joins Hospice at Home Go Orange appeal

Cranstons Café Oswald’s launched a special chocolate orange cake at the start of March in aid of Hospice at Home Carlisle and North....

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Local schoolchildren trace food from farm to fork

Local schoolchildren trace food from farm to fork

Year 3 pupils from North Lakes School, Penrith, visited Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall on Thursday 21st February to learn about their food’s....

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PM enjoys Cranstons pie on Cumbria Day

PM enjoys Cranstons pie on Cumbria Day

Prime Minister David Cameron tucked into a Cranstons Pork Pie at ‘Cumbria Day’ on Wednesday 13th February, held at Westminster.

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Customers vote with their feet in horsemeat scandal

Customers vote with their feet in horsemeat scandal

Cranstons have seen an increase in both customer numbers and trade in Beef Burgers and Beef Mince in the wake of the horsemeat scandal that has....

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Cranstons raise 2,677 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons raise 2,677 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons have raised £2,677 for Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland this festive season through a series of fund-raising....

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Cranstons scoop 6 Q Guild awards

Cranstons scoop 6 Q Guild awards

Cranstons have won six product awards at the prestigious 2012 Q Guild Smithfield Awards, which seek to identify the best products made using....

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Cranstons customer wins 'Free Meat for a Year'

Cranstons customer wins 'Free Meat for a Year'

A lucky Cranstons customer has won ‘Free Meat for a Year’ in the Cumbrian butcher’s Christmas Prize Draw.

The draw,....

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Cranstons raise 2,100 pounds for Hospice at Home and announce further fundraising plans

Cranstons raise 2,100 pounds for Hospice at Home and announce further fundraising plans

Cranstons Quality Butchers are supporting local charity Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland this festive season.

Last week,....

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Join us at our Charity Christmas Preview Night

Join us at our Charity Christmas Preview Night

On Thursday 15th November we will be holding our annual Christmas Preview Night at the Cumbrian Food Hall in aid of Hospice at Home. Last year....

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Cranstons scoop two Great Taste Gold Awards

Cranstons scoop two Great Taste Gold Awards

Cranstons have won two prestigious Great Taste Awards for their Honey Roast Ham and Chicken Wellington.

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Lowther Park Venison now available

Lowther Park Venison now available

This Autumn, Cranstons are stocking Venison from the Red Deer of Lowther Park Farm, near Penrith.

The meat, which comes from Lowther....

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MP Owen Paterson visits Cafe Oswald's

MP Owen Paterson visits Cafe Oswald's

Left to right: Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and the Borders; Owen Paterson MP; Roger Cranston, Operations Director of....

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Salt Marsh Lamb - Available now

Salt Marsh Lamb - Available now

Cranstons will be selling Salt Marsh lamb from Anthorn Farm on the Solway from Thursday 9th August up until late October.

Salt Marsh....

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Food Hall to feature on Japanese TV

Food Hall to feature on Japanese TV

A Japanese film crew visited Cranstons Food Hall and Café Oswald’s in Penrith on Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd May to film a segment....

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Rare Breed Saddleback Pork available at Cranstons

Rare Breed Saddleback Pork available at Cranstons

This April and May, Cranstons are offering customers the chance to try traditionally-reared Saddleback Pork. Local rare breed farmer Sarah Harden....

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Celebrating the Cumberland Sausage

Celebrating the Cumberland Sausage

Cranstons are holding a six week festival celebrating the Cumberland Sausage. The festival runs from Sunday 19th February to Saturday 31st March....

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Local food champions Cranstons raise 2,377 Pounds for Hospice at Home

Local food champions Cranstons raise 2,377 Pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons Quality Butchers presented a cheque for £577 to Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland on Thursday 26th January, adding to the....

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Cranstons triumph at Q Guild Butcher Awards

Cranstons triumph at Q Guild Butcher Awards

Cranstons Quality Butchers have won four product awards at the prestigious 2011 Q Guild Smithfield Awards, which seek to identify the best products....

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Food Hall wins Best Specialist Food Retailer Award

Food Hall wins Best Specialist Food Retailer Award

Cranstons Food Hall, Penrith, has won the title of ‘Best Specialist Food Retailer’ at the Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards 2011.

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Cranstons raise 1,800 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons raise 1,800 pounds for Hospice at Home

Cranstons are supporting local charity Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland this festive season.
This week, staff at Cranstons Cumbrian....

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Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall wins prestigious national award

Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall wins prestigious national award

Cranstons Food Hall in Penrith has picked up a coveted Butcher's Shop of the Year Award. The annual industry awards are renowned as the premier....

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Cranstons appoint new Retail Director

Cranstons appoint new Retail Director

Award winning Cumbrian Butchers Cranstons this week announced the appointment of their first ever Retail Director, Martin Jones. 

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 Food Hall short-listed for major industry award

Food Hall short-listed for major industry award

Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall has been shortlisted for a prestigious Butcher's Shop of the Year Award. The annual industry....

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Cranstons launch Dexter Beef traditionally reared in the Eden Valley

Cranstons launch Dexter Beef traditionally reared in the Eden Valley

This Autumn Cranstons have teamed up with Dr.Unwin of Caber Farm Croglin to offer customers the chance to try traditionally reared Dexter Beef.

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Cranstons launch regional delicacy Solway Salt Marsh Lamb

Cranstons launch regional delicacy Solway Salt Marsh Lamb

Cranstons will be selling Salt Marsh lamb from 1st August up until late October giving customers a chance to sample a rare regional delicacy.

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Our new improved website is now live! Offering you even more fresh Cranstons produce.

Our new improved website is now live! Offering you even more fresh Cranstons produce.

Our new website www.cranstons.net offers customers all over the mainland UK the chance to purchase Cranstons famous....

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Cranstons Crowned 2011 National Barbecue Champions

Cranstons Crowned 2011 National Barbecue Champions

Cranstons have triumphed at the annual Q Guild National Barbecue Championships picking up the top award. Cranstons managers Mark Mallinson and....

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Masterchef 'The Professionals' finalist John Calton cooks up Cranstons Lamb

Masterchef 'The Professionals' finalist John Calton cooks up Cranstons Lamb

Cranstons Hexham shop is proud to supply The Duke of Wellington Inn, Newton, Tyne Valley with our top quality Northumbrian beef and lamb. Head Chef....

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Sir Chris Bonnington launches Helvellyn Gold ale at Cranstons

Sir Chris Bonnington launches Helvellyn Gold ale at Cranstons

Sir Chris Bonnington was at Cranstons Cumbrian Food Hall this week to celebrate the launch of a special new bottled ale 'Helvellyn Gold'.....

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