April 2007   




Artisan Class


1st Honley Village  Butchers – pork, chorizo, goats cheese & sweet chilli sauce 
2nd Keith Dyson – full English breakfast
3rd Honley Village Butchers – pork, chicken & stuffing
4th J. Thomas of Helmsley 
5th E. Middlemiss – pork, stuffing & Yorkshire chutney


Traditional Class


1st Hoffman’s of Wakefield 
2nd Wilson’s of Crossgates, Leeds 
3rd Broster’s of Lindley, Huddersfield.
4th Honley Village Butchers, Huddersfield.


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Pies 7 April 2007


World Events


15 military personnel freed by Iran


French train breaks world speed record at 357 mph.


Hottest Easter since 1998


Welsh smoking ban starts 2 April




Soccer violence against Manchester fans in Italy.Roma 2 Man Utd 1


Tottenham fans get battered in Spain


Cambridge win the boat race




Kevin – Small, mat finish,well filled.No jelly,salty,compact lean meat 7


Phil – Medium size,fresh,could have been colder.No jelly,salty 6.5


Source – McEvoys of Normaton 76 p. Average 6.75



14 April 2007


World Events


Oil rig boat overturns off Shetland


Good weather continues


Iraq Parliament hit by suicide bomber


Pie Club mentioned on Wogan’s Radio 2 show


Motorcyclist killed by ambulance in Ripponden


Prince William and girl friend Katie split up




103 year old women gets a hole in one!


Silver Birch wins the Grand National


Chelsea, Man Utd and Liverpool in the semi finals ( Man Utd 8:3 on aggregrate .


Man Utd through to the FA Cup final





Tim – Sad looking pie but fantastic pastry. Good solid meat and little jelly. 7.5


Mark – Dull,old looking pie. Thick heavy pastry . Succulent tasty  meat, afterburn. Good Jelly. 7.5


Kevin – Ugly pie. Thick, crispy pastry,spicy,juicy meat. Little jelly. Liked it. 7.5


Average 7.5 Source  Marsden, name of butcher not recorded.



21 April 2007


World Events


Virgina shooting disaster.


273 executions in Iraq. 4th highest in the World


Local youngster stopped for speeding on a mountain bike.


Sri Lanka residents extracting credit card details from petrol stations


Swallows seen in Rishworth




England out of World Cup


Halifax Town could drop out of the league.


Andy Murray in the tennis top ten


Watford are the first team down from the Premiership




Mark – Neat pie, crammed with meat.Pastry soft. Spicy  8


Richard (guest) -  Not heavy, morish    6


Will- ( son of Mark) – Nice pastry. Needed more spice. 8.5


Lian- (guest) nice, went down well  8


John – Must have been kept in a plastic bag,fresh and compact meat. 8.5


Phil – Fresh, well filled. Very nice 8


Bob – Slightly cold, soggy pastry but nice jelly. 7


Bruce – Fresh, well filled, crispy on the outside. Soggy inside. 8


Richard – Fresh, well kept, nice meat. 9.5. Yes he fetched it!


Source – Brosters Farm shop. 80p  Average 7.9




28 April 2007


World Events


Property crash in Spain begins


Veteran punter wins £25,000 for reaching 100 at 25 to 1


Earthquake in Folkstone,4.6 on the Richter scale


Warmest April for 300 years


New planet discovered


Boris Yeltsin and Alan Ball (61)died


Prof Stephen Hawkins floats in zero gravity in an aeroplane.


Prince Harry warned not to go to Iraq


Toyota have overtaken General Motors in car sales race





One minute clapping in honour of Alan Ball


Halifax Town safe, Leeds relegated


Gretna promoted to Scottish Premier League


Australia and Sri Lanka in World Cup Final




Kevin – Fresh, lardy pastry,bland meat 7.5


Richard – Lardy, meat a little fatty 5


Mark – Pretty pie (baker’s ?).Fresh,salty  7.5


Peter – Fresh,well filled,lardy pastry but tasty meat 8.5


Phil – Nice pie,looked good,fresh,solid 8.5


John – Uniform pie, fresh, lardy, pastry, compact meat, hard bottom.  7.5


Source – Ing’s farm Southowram. 80p. Average 8.4


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