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ARCHIVE NOV 2012 NEWS


Master Butcher Hangs up his Apron

by Walter Smith 1/11/2012
Pat and Gaynor Richards of Albrighton

On a sunny September morning some 48 year’s ago a young Patrick Richards joined Peter Chester at his newly opened butcher’s shop in High Street, Albrighton. On that morning little did Patrick know that he would spend the next 35 years working alongside Peter and a further 13 years in his own right following Peter’s retirement.

This year Patrick and his wife Gaynor decided it was time to retire. Since May they have been helping the new owners of the business, Walter Smith Fine Foods, to settle in at 64 High Street. Walter Smith have carried on with all the same products we have sold for many years and added some of their own, the Supreme Champion Pork Pie proving very popular with customers old and new But 24 December will see, Master Butcher, Patrick Richards, hang up his butcher’s apron for the last time.

Patrick and Gaynor are both looking forward to their retirement but would like to express their thanks to everyone in Albrighton who have been part of their every day working lives these past years. The support and friendship shown has always been appreciated and so very highly valued.

The couple are pleased to hand over the reigns of the shop to Walter Smith Fine Foods. Owner Robert Jones who lives nearby in Tettenhall is also Joint Chairman of the midlands Q Guild and owns prestigious award winning shops in Lichfield, Knowle Solihull, and Harborne. who will maintain its Q Guild status and continue to provide customers with the quality of products and service they have been used.

Patrick & Gaynor, November 2012



Walter Smith Opening at Blooms Garden Centre

by Walter Smith 13/06/2012
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Walter Smith is Opening a brand new Concession within Blooms Garden Centre, Straight Mile, Bourton-on-Dunsmore, Frankton, Nr Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 9QQ, and will start trading from Thursday 21st June 2012.

We will offer a wide selection of the finest, locally sourced produce from award winning meat, sausages and pies to Free Range chicken, fruit, vegetables and Artisan bread.

The meat products will be freshly packed at our Knowle Shop and delivered daily to the store for you to buy.

You will also be able to use our 'Click and Collect' facility - Where you can pre-order your goods and pick up from store at your convenience.

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