National Butchers' Week 8th-14th March 2021

Craft butchery is one of our country's oldest and proudest crafts, and here at Dovecote Park our butchers are highly skilled and dedicated to their profession.  Our commitment to passing this craft on to the next generation has gone from strength to strength since the beginning of our apprentice scheme back in 2015.  Many of the butchers on our site graduated from our apprentice scheme having learnt their craft within our bespoke training facility, guided by Dave, our Head of Butchery training Academy. 

Ellie is one of our graduates who enjoyed her time on the apprentice scheme so much she's now one of our Apprentice Butchery Trainers!!  A great ambassador for her craft and a fantastic female role model for the industry.

Our apprentice scheme has won a number of accolades (details of which can be found in previous news stories), including the Princess Royal Training Award and a special commendation for equality, diversity and inclusion.  All of these are testament to the hard work, dedication and commitment of all involved.