Cracker Packer Statue - The Cracker Packers has been produced by artist Hazel Reeves of two female M

Sculpture for Carlisle Carr's factory 'cracker packers' A statue is to commemorate so-called "cracker packers" who worked at a Carlisle biscuit factory. The £70,000 bronze sculpture will depict two women at work at the city's former Carr's factory, which now makes brands for McVitie's. Sussex-based artist Hazel Reeves has been commissioned to create the work, which is due to be unveiled on International Women's Day 2018. The 5ft 4ins (1.6m) statue will be sited next to Paddy's Market car park. Author Hunter Davies, whose 2014 book "The Biscuit Girls" chronicled the lives of women at the factory, has contributed £5,000 to the cost. The bulk of the funding will come from supermarket chain Sain

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