AN award-winning Devon butcher’s business which closed in late 2021 has left unpaid debts of more than £300,000 – with almost half owed to a London-based investment company.
Gribble’s Butchers Ltd had shops in Plympton and Ivybridge, as well as a farm base in Buckfastleigh, but in November last year bosses said they had to take the difficult decision to close after 27 years in business.
At the time, management said the small team of eight people was “physically and mentally beaten” by the Covid pandemic and its restrictions, so had decided to “take some time out” before “our health is seriously affected”.
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