WHEN Ivor Dewdney began selling pasties around the pubs of Plymouth nearly 90 years ago he was breaking new ground – and founding a business dynasty still going strong today.
In fact, not only has his eponymous pasty-making firm remained in family hands, it has survived competition from recent rivals and ... Read More
THE pasty beloved of dockyard workers for decades is no more as Ron Dewdney's last oggy has left the oven.
But yardies won't go hungry because the business, and its Devonport outlet, have been bought – by Ivor Dewdney!
It means the two firms, named after pasty-making brothers, will be united for ... Read More
SORRY to disappoint conspiracy theorists – but pasty-making brothers Ron and Ivor Dewdney got on like an oggy on fire.
"There's no truth in the urban myth that Ron and Ivor were bitter enemies," said Phil Abbott, director of Ivor Dewdney and grandson of the eponymous founder.
He explained that though the ... Read More
Plymouth's famous pasty war is over... Ivor buys out Ron in final battle of the Dewdneys.
The pasty beloved of dockyard workers for decades is no more as Ron Dewdney’s last oggy has left the oven. But yardies won’t go hungry because the business, and its Devonport outlet, have been bought ... Read More
WHAT does being a Janner mean? Some people say it’s being a Plymothian by birth – some say within the sirens of the Dockyard and some say it’s being from the area in general.
I prefer to think that being a Janner is a state of mind and a series of ... Read More
A special military flight has brought a taste of home to South West troops serving in Afghanistan.
Eight hundred Cornish pasties, weighing about a quarter of a ton combined, left RAF Brize Norton on Tuesday.
Pasty-maker Ivor Dewdney hopes they will boost morale among Royal Marines fighting in Helmand Province.
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Who ate all the pasties? LCpl Brent Gloyill from Exeter serving with the 20th Armoured Brigade Surveillance Company at Basra Air Station Iraq, enjoys a taste of home [Picture: Cpl Anthony Boocock RLC]
LCpl Matthew King from Bournemouth Dorset serving with the 20th Armoured Brigade Surveillance Company holds his ... Read More
Covid-19 updateWe are having to temporarily suspend our ‘Pasties by Post’ service. We are very sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause.Read more