Ribblesdale Cheese Chat with: Jackie, Castell Gwyn Cheese

Tell us a bit about you I’m a Lancashire lass who moved from Preston to Llandudno eight years ago having moved jobs from UCLan to Bangor University, taking my husband and two young boys with me.  The leadership programme I work on is called 20 twenty, so I am surrounded by entrepreneurs and business owners which is incredibly inspiring.  North …

Ribblesdale Cheese Chat with: Simon, Weardale Cheese

Tell us a bit about you My name is Simon and I run Weardale Cheese, in beautiful Weardale, which is on the eastern side of the Pennines in County Durham.  For the previous twenty years, I was leading and working for a distribution company which delivered telephone books! The legacy of being a cheese maker stemmed in part from my …

Ribblesdale Cheese Chat with: Chris, Neneview Dairy, Northamptonshire

Tell us a bit about you In a former life, I was a teacher for 35 years. My main responsibilities as a team leader were for music and ICT, but being a primary school teacher, I taught everything. I took early retirement because I wanted to take care of my mother who had Alzheimer’s. I come from a farming family, …