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Happen

Sometimes stuff just happens. Good stuff rarely happens on its own. It happens when good people try hard. And that’s what we have here – these articles are about things that have happened. And will happen.

 

By appointment

We sell online and we like it that way. By avoiding the mark up, that is incurred by passing on goods to be handed over by someone else, we are able to offer premium quality British made clothing at a more affordable price. You won’t find HebTroCo products on the high street. Even though we […]

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Home From Home

Home From Home starring Johnny Vegas is on BBC1 this Friday at 9.30pm. It’s directed by Paul Murphy pictured at the front looking great in his HebTroCo Governor Jacket. The rest of the crew, all from Hebden Bridge, are pictured standing on the original 500 year old bridge that gives the town its name. From […]

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Not an easy ride

In our modern times life can be crushingly easy. We often have to take the stupid route to test ourselves, take some risks and find some excitement. Riding old motorcycles is on the surface a glamorous practice. It’s also a road full of breakdowns and disappointment. When they run right though, out there on the […]

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Call him the Governor!

You don’t want to make a big man angry. We used to only offer one cut of trouser, the tapered leg 177. Lots of people loved them and continue to do so. However some gents with big calf muscles and mighty ankles couldn’t get the trousers on. If they were wearing boots, there just wasn’t enough room […]

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Evolution

HebTroCo started as an idea in the pub to make trousers. We didn’t only have one idea in the pub though. In the beginning we wanted to make lots of things. The following items were discussed at length and even taken to the sample stage: shoes, hats, underpants, women’s trousers, wallets, beer, nineteenth century railway […]

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A happy accident

It’s a happy accident. We now sit here dressed top to toe in our own brand of clothing. Just over two years ago we didn’t have many decent clothes and we didn’t know anything about the business. We always appreciated nice things though, liked a good story and we are very curious. It all started […]

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Made In Sheffield

The first batch of our HebTroCo Barlow Knives will be finished this week. Here are process photos showing some of the work that goes into each knife. Joe Moore the blacksmith forges out a billet of Damascus steel on the spring hammer. He is based at Portland Works in Sheffield where Michael May who makes our […]

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We raised a GRAND for charity

As part of Ed’s recent European cargo bike adventure, he ran a series of charity auctions. Mikkeller, the kings of craft beer from Denmark, kindly donated four rare bottles of Imperial Stout. HebTroCo matched this with a 1485 Wool Jacket, a Garrison Belt and a pair of 177 moleskin trousers. Here’s Ed speeding through the […]

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Self Made – Alan Coulson

Some people stand out. You notice them in town or waiting outside school when you go to collect the kids. With stylish clothes, ever present rolled wool watch cap and ginger beard Alan Coulson is one of those people. Then one day you spot him in the park. This time he’s on a skateboard and […]

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Discount Codes

Bloggers, Vloggers and anyone who asks nicely. Roll up. You’re all entitled to amazing priced goods from us with our ground breaking promotional pricing structure that means everyone gets the best deal. Daily, in and amongst the enquiries about size, shipping, the “where’s my fucking trousers” emails and the bizarre requests for us to do […]

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End of the Road Auction

To celebrate the end of Ed’s epic 900 mile cycle ride from Copenhagen back to England we are having a pop up party and charity auction at The Triangle in Shipley, West Yorkshire. There is a whole HebTroCo outfit and some amazing beers up for grabs on the night. Event is Friday 26th January, from […]

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Next Stop Berlin

HebTroCo Co-Founder Ed is on the road on the HebTroCo-Eco-Euro-Solo-Pop-Up-Road-Trip. Riding across Northern Europe on a cargo bike, packed 8 pairs of trousers, 7 jackets, 2 pairs of boots & 3 belts, plus some special beers from Mikkeller to auction for charity. And some clean underwear. Ed’s a day ahead of schedule and will be […]

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