Appleton’s Butchers Open in Knaresborough

19 August 2020

Appleton’s Butchers are delighted to announce that their Knaresborough shop will open on Tuesday 18th August 2020. Established in Ripon in 1867, Appleton’s are best-known for their handmade pork pies, which have locals queuing round the market square. Appleton’s specialises in pork products like cured whole hams, sausage rolls, Scotch eggs, faggots and cooked meats…

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Now wash your hands: Ripon’s indie shops brace for the big reopening

15 June 2020

Richard Mudd is looking forward to reopening Appleton’s butchers fully this week, for the first time since lockdown, and getting back to his his normal working hours. Staff will be protected by Perspex screens and only two people will be allowed in at a time, with markings on the floor so they can obey the…

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In Crust We Trust

4 June 2020

“Strange pie that is almost a passion, O passion immoral for pie!” Richard Le Gallienne’s 1899 verse might well explain why I found myself in the Yorkshire cathedral city of Ripon, 230 miles from home on a piercingly bright February day, watching the hustle and bustle of shoppers under a blue sky in the market…

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Online Shop now open

13 May 2020

We’re excited to announce that you can now place orders via this website for delivery direct to your home. Please take a look at our Online Shop to see what’s available and to arrange delivery.

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24 March 2020

We are taking orders for non-contact collection. Please email or telephone your local shop with at least 24 hours notice. Ripon 01765 603198   Wetherby 01937 587558   York 01904 621392   Boroughbridge 01423 203475 Your shop will explain the system when you ring them. We will require payment in advance…

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