J.J.J Heathcotes

We take pride in providing the freshest possible ingredients for all of our dishes. We spend time sourcing the very best local suppliers and aim to create menus that incorporate the finest seasonal ingredients.

One of these suppliers is J.J.J Heathcotes, purveyors of the best quality meat, poultry and game. They take immense pride in sourcing only the very best local produce from their own and neighbouring Cheshire and Derbyshire farms. Founded almost one hundred years ago by Jonathan James Jackson Heathcote, they have appeared in the Guardian’s good food guide, the UKTV channel guide and Rick Stein’s Food Heroes.


With three separate premises, an extensive butchering knowledge and friendly staff, they are truly one of the finest butchers we’ve ever come across. We all know how important it is to shop locally these days and there’s no better way to source your meat than from the experts at J J J Heathcote. Make sure you pop in to either one of their two shops when your next in Bollington or if you’re a bit further afield, their site in Ponyton, which also houses the very finest in locally sourced produce.


J J J Heathcote
114 Wellington Road
SK10 5HT
t: 01625 573172

J J J Heathcote
39A Palmerston Street
SK10 5PX
t: 01625 572202

J J J Heathcote
5 Fountain Place
SK12 1QX
t: 01625 872154

Take a look at their Facebook page here for more information including opening times and directions.

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Shop Locally this Christmas!

As a company we aim to support local businesses, and believe it’s essential to keep the community thriving. There are many great independent retailers which can be found in every town across the country – and we feel it’s important to support them! It’s great to be able to serve such wonderful dishes made with local produce and avoid what’s been mass produced.

There are several great local businesses which we work with including, JJJ Heathcotes, the famous family butchers. Another great supplier of ours is Clippy’s who we get our fantastic cordial, chutneys, relishes & more from. Cheshire Fish provide us with so many tasty fish & seafood products. Bramhall Bakery is a wonderful place to visit, with their large selection of sweet and savoury produce.


Another one of our suppliers is Cherry Blossom Bakery. You may have come across their lovely tea room in Macclesfield town. We highly recommend that you head over for a lovely spot of afternoon tea. They also produce the most fabulous cupcakes! Their skill & design in cake decoration is of an incredible standard, and now you can learn it too! They hold cupcake decorating classes which you can attend no matter your skill level, what could be more fun? This could also make for a brilliant Christmas present…

So, “If you love great food and genuine hospitality, Vanilla in Allseasons is the outside catering company for you! We take pride in offering the finest, freshest, locally sourced food combined with a friendly, discreet and professional service.”
Image via Cherry Blossom Bakery.

Mold Food & Drink Festival

This weekend pays host to the 8th Mold Food & Drink Festival in Flintshire, North Wales. Last year’s festival attracted a record 15,000 visitors over the weekend and they are hoping for a repeat this year.

Mold Food & Drink Festival

The festival is a showcase for the fabulous food and drink produced in the local area and welcomes exhibitors from around the country too. It makes us beam with joy to see local produce celebrated, as we are proud to source our produce from suppliers in the area. Over 100 producers will showcase a huge variety of delicious food and drink.

There’s also cookery demonstrations from celebrity chefs Rosemary Shrager, Graham Tinsley and Brian Mellor, foodie workshops and activities, live music and children’s entertainment.

Mold Food & Drink Festival

The festival also aims to promote the talented local chefs and encourage young people to take an interest in local food through various competitions.

Tickets are £5 for adults, £2 for children or £10 for 2 adults and 2 children. For more information, visit the website.

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