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Q Butchers set to sizzle in national BBQ contest

Q Guild butchers nationwide are set to sizzle in the final of their annual BBQ competition later this month.
All participating regions of the Q Guild, which represents 110 elite… Read more

Blacker Hall Farm Shop boss completes London Marathon

Edward Garthwaite, co-owner of Blacker Hall Farm Shop in Wakefield, admitted to ‘giving up pies and beer’ to run in his first London Marathon, on Sunday and completed the course… Read more

Walter Smith at No. 10 Downing Street

Walter Smith won best medium employer for 2013, at the 2013 National Apprenticeship Awards, the only food business in the final. George Scott our Apprentice at Walter Smith’s Albrighton Q… Read more

Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition

Sausages and pies from around the county were under scrutiny from a panel of expert judges at the Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition organised by Hampshire Fare.
The contest… Read more

J Brindon Addy Butchers invests in business expansion

Award-winning West Yorkshire butcher and national chairman of the Butchers Q Guild J Brindon Addy is undertaking a £160,000 extension project set to effectively double the retail area of his… Read more

Official Chertsey flood relief sausage is chosen

The official Chertsey sausage has been unveiled – and will now be used as a national flood relief fund-raiser.
The idea of creating an actual Chertsey sausage after its namesake,… Read more

Blacker Hall Farm Shop the best in Britain

Multi award-winning Blacker Hall Farm Shop, a Q Guild butcher in Wakefield, has been named the best in Britain.
The Calder Grove business has been chosen as the UK’s Best… Read more

Surrey butcher enlists Dragon’s help to choose official flood relief sausage

A Q Guild butcher and a tv ‘Dragon’ are linking up to select a signature ‘Chertsey Sausage’ named after the infamous aqua dam installed to protect homes in the Surrey… Read more

Nidderdale butcher Yorkshire champion again in Rural Oscars

A Q Guild butcher has been chosen as Yorkshire champion in the 2013 Countryside Alliance Awards for the second year running.
H Weatherhead & Sons Butchers in Pateley Bridge now… Read more

A big thankyou to the Q Guild!

I just spent two fantastic days preparing amazing food and assisting the professional judges at City of Glasgow College “Scholars” Training restaurant facility for this year’s Q Guild awards!
What… Read more