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Hannah Blakely to compete Down Under – again

Seventeen-year-old Hannah Blakey is preparing to jetset to Australia, where she will compete in the Lifeline Young Butcher competition. 

York Gild of Butchers names Apprentice Butcher of the Year

A Leeds City College student has been named as the Apprentice Butcher of the Year 2016 by the York Gild of Butchers. 

Skills: Cut it, cook it, consume it

Nowadays, butchers are expected to know where their produce comes from before it reaches their store. That forms part of the customer service advantage they have over multiple retailers. But what happens once they weigh that meat, wrap it, and send it home with the customer? 

Welsh butcher adds WorldSkills medal to trophy cabinet

Twenty-one-year-old Peter Rushforth took home the gold medal at the WorldSkills butchery competition on Saturday, 19 November 2016.

Top young butchers gather for WorldSkills Butchery final

Six of the nation’s best young butchers will be competing at the end of this week in the WorldSkills butchery final. 

WorldSkills final six named

Cambrian Training Company has named the final six butchers who will be battling it out in the WorldSkills competition. 

Meet the Australian Steelers

We’ve already introduced you to the British Beef Eaters, who will be representing Great Britain in the World Butchers’ Challenge, but who will they be going up against to be crowned the best in the business? 

Winner of WorldSkills English heat named

The winner of the third and final heat of the WorldSkills butchery competition took place in Leeds City College yesterday (Tuesday, 5 July 2016). 

Butchers prepare for English heat of WorldSkills challenge

The third and final heat of the WorldSkills butchery challenge will take place tomorrow at Leeds City College. 

British Beefeaters welcomes Leeds City College student

Sixteen-year-old Hannah Blakey will be joining the British Beefeaters Team GB as it prepares for the World Butchers’ Challenge. 

Winner of WorldSkills Welsh heat named

Sixteen-year-old Hannah Blakey from Leeds City College has been crowned the victor of the Welsh heat of the WorldSkills butchery competition.

WorldSkills butchery competition returns for second year

Following on from a successful first year, the WorldSkills butchery competition is returning for 2016. 

North Wales butcher wins UK WorldSkills contest

North Wales butcher Matthew Edwards won the Butchery WorldSkills UK National Competition on Saturday 21 November.

Funding boosts apprenticeships

In an effort to attract more young people into the industry, the government will be providing butchers with increased funding. They plan on creating three million apprenticeship starts by 2020. 

Team GB puts finishing touches to Tri-Nations preparations

In an effort to secure a victory at next month’s Tri-Nations Butchers Challenge, Team GB is to hold its final practice session and get-together at The Food Academy at Leeds City College, on Wednesday, August 26. 

ABP gives students experience in meat industry

Food processor ABP has employed three students from Leeds City College since announcing a partnership to give young people experience in the meat and supply chain industry. 

Young butchers ready for international contest

Two budding master butchers are “prepared and ready” to represent the UK in this year’s International Young Butcher Competition in Switzerland, taking place later in September.

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