Here are a few recommended links for you to investigate at your leisure:

Meat &


This site has been specifically designed to meet the needs of consumers and healthcare professionals. It contains up-to-date educational information on nutrition and the role that lean red meat has in a healthy, balanced diet.

The British consumer spends approximately £500 million per year on sausages, and they are arguably our favourite food. From Cumberland to Lincolnshire, sausage casseroles to sausage rolls, has everything for the sausage lover. And where better to buy your sausages? ...Our shop, of course! is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the Great British Banger. Here you'll find details of some of the finest sausage shops in the UK. Visitors to the site are encouraged to recommend butchers who make great sausages, and to send recipes of their own too.


Cartmel Village Shop

The home of sticky toffee pudding!

This family run business, based in Cumbria, produce a range of famous toffee puddings and sauces - a selection of which are sold in our shop.


Three Choirs

Sold in our shop, and served in 1817, Three Choirs wines are produced from 70 acres of carefully cultivated vines, featuring well-chosen modern grape varieties alongside world-renowned grapes such as Pinot Noir. Cultivation systems from around the world give an international flavour to the vineyard, where new techniques are mingled with traditional skills.


Cairn O'Mohr

Sold in our shop, and served in 1817, Cairn O'Mohr (pronounced "care no more") are award-winning Scottish fruit wines produced - by the Gillies family - from the berries, flowers, and leaves that grow near Errol in Perthshire.


Prospect Brewery

Prospect Brewery is a local company, based a stone's throw away from our shop in Standish! Their mission: quite simply, to bring you imaginative but traditional Real Ales - all named along 'prospecting' related themes.

Ales such as Gold Rush and Pioneer are sold in our shop, and served in 1817.


Dunscar Bridge Brewery


Dunscar Bridge Brewery is based in Bolton, producing a variety of both bottled and cask ales that have featured promimently in a variety of Real Ale festivals since they began production in 2009. A selection of their long-standing favourites appear in both our shop and on the menus of 1817.



Sold in our shop, and served in 1817, Westons produce award-winning draught and bottled ciders from cloudy scrumpy through to organic, sparkling vintage. The brewing process is constantly subject to strict quality control, and a policy of innovation keeps Westons ahead in the competitive cider market.


The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) works with all aspects of the farming industry; this particularly includes maintaining the British meat and livestock industry to ensure it is both competitive and sustainable.


The Food Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is an independent food safety watchdog set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food.


Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Business (FSB) is the largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms.


Formed in 1974, it now has over 185,000 members across 33 regions and 230 branches. On the member benefits side, it offers assistance and support 24 hours a day, while its lobbying arm - led by the Westminster Press and Parliamentary office - applies pressure on MPs, Government and Whitehall, lobbies politicians in their constituencies and puts the FSB viewpoint over to the media.

The FSB is non-profit making and non-party political. is a not-for-profit online community, and a great resource for people who want to live more ethically and sustainably.