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- Archive February 2017
- Student Emily helps butchers strike five golds! September 2016
- And its not just meat were good at!
- Staff at Newcastle's Crowne Plaza get hands-on training from local suppliers May 2016
- Alnwick butchers sausage is BBQ runner-up
- Turnbulls Butchers fires up for UK BBQ contest finale January 2014
- The Guardian Food Tour November 2014
- Turnbull's win Gold at Q Guild Smithfield Awards October 2014
- Turnbull's all set to Extend Mobile Shop Rounds November 2013
- John Turnbull hands over Keys to Travelling Shop July 2013
- Turnbull's Delivery Service June 2013
- Turnbull's Score A+ on Q Guild Hygiene Audit
We are delighted to have received FIVE golds at the recent Q Guild Smithfield Awards held in London. Emily, who is undertaking a 12-month placement at Turnbull's where she is acting as a new Product Development Assistant, played a major part in helping Turnbull's secure this win. To read more about our win, click here. ..read on >
Green-fingered residents and businesses have been recognised for their fabulous floral efforts in the annual Alnwick in Bloom Gardening Competition. The 2016 contest comprised four categories: Best Garden; Best Container Display; Best Retirement Complex; and Best Commercial Premises. The standard of entries was once again high and the judges were impressed with what they saw. Elizabeth Jones..read on >
Head chef Chris Wood has been keen for his food and drink team to learn from local experts in order to benefit diners Staff from Crowne Plaza Newcastle-Stephenson Quarter can claim to be a cut above the rest when it comes to knowing their stuff about the produce served up for diners, thanks to a training programme run in partnership with the hotel’s local suppliers. The food and beverage t..read on >
The Market Street shop qualified for the national final’s traditional pork sausage category after being chosen as regional champion in the North-East heat. The national finale was staged at Eastwood Hall, near Nottingham, on Sunday. This year’s contest attracted a record entry of almost 400 barbecue products from Q Guild butchers nationwide. The leading meat..read on >
Turnbull’s Butchers in Market Street, Alnwick, is going for glory in the UK final of the Butchers Q Guild's 2016 barbecue competition – the annual quest to find the undisputed BBQ kings. Winners of the north-east regional heat have been revealed and all are now firing up to take on their colleagues from six other Q Guild regions across the UK in this month’s national fin..read on >
Turnbull's has featured in The Guardian newspaper 10 UK delicacies and where best to eat them! We've featured in at No.4 for our Pease Pudding! To read the article, visit: www.theguardian.com/travel/2008/sep/04/travelfoodanddrink.uk...read on >
Alnwick based Butcher's, Turnbull's recently picked up two Gold awards at the prestigious Q Guild Smithfield Awards at Butcher's Hall Smithfield, London on Thursday 13 November with their Beef and Caramelised Onion Burger's and Chicken Dijon's. All 110 members of the Butchers Q Guild, award-winning meat men and women from the Scottish Highlands to the South Coast, were el..read on >
Turnbull's of Alnwick, who have been serving the local community for generations through its renowned mobile shop, is looking to extend the service after acquring a second vehicle.Turnbull's have bought and adapted a van to supplement its existing travelling shop and the two vehicles are set to provide an extended 'meals on wheels' service five days a week to villages within a ..read on >
Turnbull's stalwart and Fourth Generation Butcher John Turnbull has moved from the front to the back seat of the business - quite literally, as he steps down the gears on reaching retirement age. John Turnbull, 65, who has worked man and boy at Turnbull's of Alnwick, has handed over the keys to the firm's travelling shop, which has served the local communities for generations. Howe..read on >
Turnbull's Launch Online Ordering! Turnbull's long established delivery service has been given an 'IT' upgrade with the introduction of an Online ordering facility in the Alnwick Store's Brand New Website! The facility now means that as well as using the more traditional method of the telephone, customers are now also able place orders direct from the comfort of their hom..read on >
Turnbull's were delighted to be given an A+ Pass in their recent Butchers Q Guild Audit. The independent Audit, carried out by Hygiene Audit Systems on behalf of the Q Guild, inspects member's standards of hygiene, which are set to a level above legal requirements. To retain Q Guild Status, members must comply to these strict Hygiene and Quality standards with a Pass.Mark Turnbull commen..read on >