The Treacle people is the story of a loveable group of characters who work the treacle mines of Northern England ensuring that the world is never short of sticky treacle sponge and treacle toffee. As the story starts, times are hard for The Treacle people. The once great treacle mines are running dry and the treacle industry is in trouble. That is until Rosie and Wizzle, the local youngsters, enter the scene. Armed with just a simple treacle divining stick, they chance upon untold riches. But will the good luck last or will The Treacle People come to a sticky end?