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Christmas is here at Drake & Macefield

Christmas is almost upon us again and we will have all the usual Christmas fare here at Drake & Macefield to make it extra special. We will once again have beautiful Yorkshire Turkeys and Chickens supplied by Milford Farm available to order along with the usual top quality Beef and Lambs from John Spensley at Thorlby and […]

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Drake & Macefield Keep It Local

We are forging a local field-to-plate supply partnerships with Skipton’s new Le Bistro des Amis. The Jerry Croft restaurant is now taking prime beef from us and we source it direct from local farmers John and Alison Spensley, of Manor Farm, Thorlby. Luc Daguzan, who launched Le Bistro des Amis with business partner Liz Weatherby […]

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Local delivery service

In the New Year we will be introducing a local delivery service in and around the Skipton area for all orders over £10. This will be complimented by the introduction of on-line shopping through our website, where you will be able to order and then either collect from the shops or have your shopping delivered. […]

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More gold awards

We’ve managed to win a haul of gold awards in the national Q Guild’s 2009 Smithfield Awards, two for our traditional pork sausage one for stuffed pork loin and a Christmas special. The Smithfield Awards, held in London, are among the most highly coveted in the meat industry and a true indication of excellence. More […]

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The newly refurbished Skipton shop is proving extremely popular with customers, who report that it has enhanced their Drake & Macefield shopping experience significantly. New signage has also been installed as part of a national branding exercise led by the Q Guild, the organisation that represents some of the best independent butchers in Britain. Drake […]

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Decade of distinction in Settle

Drake & Macefield’s Settle shop is this year celebrating its milestone 10th anniversary. Craven’s oldest butcher opened its second shop in Settle Market Place in 1999 to ensure the town retained an independent family butcher. The business hasn’t looked back since and is now a household name in North Craven, having built up a regular […]

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