Long-serving Edme engineer steps down

first_imgAn engineering supervisor with malted ingredients supplier Edme has retired after 42 years with the company. Colin Hewitt, who joined the firm in 1974, when he was responsible for overseeing everything from machinery and floorboards to feeding the company cats, stepped down this week.Jason Powell, Edme director, described Hewitt as a “true gentleman; trustworthy, loyal, honest and hardworking” and described his role as “vital”.Powell said: “It’s the engineers who keep the plant running, making sure that it’s in the best condition to deliver perfect flour flakes and kibbles to bakers and food manufacturers across the country and globally.“Colin has contributed to the production of around 750,000 tonnes of wholegrain ingredients – which in turn have gone into millions of loaves of bread.”last_img read more

Videos: Barcelona thrashed 4-0 by Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup first leg

first_img Athletic Bilbao players celebrate 1 If you were told the the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup had ended 4-0 with a wonder goal scored and a hat-trick scored, you’d presume Lionel Messi had been up to his old tricks.Instead though it was their opponents Athletic Bilbao who stole the show as they stunned La Liga winners Barcelona at San Mames.First it was Mikel San Jose who hit home a wonder goal early on and then Aritz Aduriz scored a treble to down the shocked Catalan giants.Barcelona will get the chance for a riposte next week in the second leg and it will take a Messi miracle for them to earn their fifth trophy of the year.You can see all the goals from the game below…last_img