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Food & Drink

Different gins at Northampton pub

Gin and Tonic lovers will be in heaven this bank holiday with the first ever Annual Gin Festival taking place in Northampton.

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Curry House of the Year

Search begins for the Northampton Chronicle and Echo’s Curry House of the Year

Help us to choose our 10 finalists.

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The mayor of Northampton, Councillor Christopher Malpas (Con, Billing) reopened the Sixfields pub.

First look at Northampton matchday pub after it was demolished by blaze

The Mayor and Mayoress of Northampton, councillor Christopher Malpas (con, Billing) officially reopened a popular matchday pub, which was gutted by a fire in December 2015.
How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Northampton Food and Drink Festival.

World cuisine, ale and music galore as food festival takes over Northampton park today

TV chef Valentine Warner will be among the guests giving demonstrations at Northampton Food and Drink Festival today.

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Northampton College students help out in the kitchen.

Northampton college to host five-course gourmet 'binner' meal using food saved from rubbish dump

Northampton's biggest chefs are coming together to stage a one-off 'binquet' - with diners treated to a slap-up meal made of food destined for the rubbish dump.

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Matt Tebbutt

Food and drink festival hits Northampton

The Northampton Food and Drink Festival is returning to the town’s Becket’s Park is weekend.

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Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.

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Northampton College

Sebastian aims to win chef of the year title for Northampton Peru

A chef at Northampton College will compete in the cook-off final of Young Chef of the Year Peru next week.

The Pizza Hut Delivery & Express store in Brackmills Industrial Estate has now opened.

New Pizza Hut takeaway creates 25 jobs in Northampton industrial estate

Pizza Hut Delivery & Express UK has opened a new pizza parlour in Northampton, creating 25 jobs as part of a £40m major expansion programme, which will see 200 'Huts' open over the next four years.
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Phil Saxby

Core blimey as cider firm gets grant

He was still in short trousers when The Wurzels hit the charts with their drinking song, but cider-maker Phil Saxby is delighted that there are now many more lovers of the apple-based tipple keen to try his award-winning thirst-quenchers!

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Ever wondered why you can't resist that burger, pizza or kebab? Now you know

Scientists reveal why we find certain foods irresistible

The food we like eating - even when we know it’s bad for us - is all down to our genes, suggests a groundbreaking new study.

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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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Food and drink festival returns to Althorp

Althorp House hosts food and drink festival

Princess Diana’s childhood home is the setting for the Althorp Food and Drink Festival, taking place early in May.

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From left to right, Abdul and Mohammed

'I'm immensely sad to see it go, the restaurant has existed longer than I have': Curry house owner's sorrow at closing 42-year-old family institution

A popular curry house manager has paid tribute to his beloved restaurant after high business rates, the reputation of Bridge Street and a shortage of skilled chefs forced him to close.
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Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country, were forced to call in the administrators.

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Abdul Rohim and Mohammed Ahmin at the Royal Bengal

Owner of popular Northampton curry house 'devastated' to announce closure after more than 40 years in business

The owner of a successful curry house in Northampton has decided to close his restaurant - citing "increased rent" and the "reputation" of Bridge Street as the cause.
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The Navigation at Thrupp Wharf in Cosgrove

“Straws suck” Owner of popular Northamptonshire pub makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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Olive oil

Olive oil could offset unhealthy diets

Trendy extra virgin olive oil could offset a host of health problems caused by Western-style diets, according to new research.

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