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Decadent sandwich shop opens its doors to residents in Northampton thanks to business grant

Sandwich-loving workers in Northampton are now able to have their ideal lunchtime pack-up following the launch of a new eatery in Northampton.
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Jumel Miah  is a finalist in the Master Chef Promotions competition.

Northampton chef is finalist to become King of Spice in Master Chef competition

A curry chef from Northampton is in the running to be named the country’s King of Spice after impressing a panel of top judges at a prestigious cook-off.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Turkeys

How your Christmas turkey arrives already stuffed – with antibiotics

You may consider the turkey to be a traditional part of your Christmas celebrations. But however you cook it, something about this festive bird is changing – it’s getting fatter.

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Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 200,000 wonky carrots in an effort to support the Christmas tradition of leaving out refreshments for Father Christmas and his trusty reindeers on Christmas Eve.

Morrisons to give away ‘wonky’ carrots for families to feed reindeer

Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 200,000 wonky carrots in an effort to support the Christmas tradition of leaving out refreshments for Father Christmas and his trusty reindeers on Christmas Eve, as research shows that the UK spends £13m feedings Santa and his reindeer each year.

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Two years in the pipeline - Chilli Village is finally set to open in Northampton on Thursday.

Delayed Chilli Village restaurant in Northampton is taking bookings for opening night this week

A long-delayed restaurant in a prominent Northamampton building is set to open its doors on Thursday after unveiling its menu online.
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Average person spends two years of their life with a hangover

Average person spends two years of their life with a hangover

Brits will spend two years of their lives feeling hungover - and rely on a fry-up, a lie-in and a hair of the dog to get them through it, a study has found.

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Independent coffee house sets up shop next to barista giant in Northampton shopping centre

Independent coffee house sets up shop next to barista giant in Northampton shopping centre

Bewiched Coffee have recently opened their sixth site directly overlooking Costa Coffee on the first floor of the Grosvenor Centre.
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Ban on junk food ads targeted at children

Ads for junk food and drink targeted at children are to be banned from the internet in a bid to combat the obesity epidemic.

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Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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A banana and bacon trifle part of Heston Blumenthal from Waitrose range. NNL-160112-141526001

Heston Blumenthal launches banana and bacon Christmas trifle

Heston Blumenthal is launching yet another bizarrely flavoured Christmas product - a banana and bacon trifle.

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Terry Steers of the St Giles Ale House with pub dog, Stella

‘Micropub’ that cost £20,000 to renovate reacquainting Northampton patrons with good conversation

A traditional-style micro pub with an emphasis on real ales from around the county has opened its doors to the Northampton public.

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The Weston Favell Centre

New Burger King set to open at Weston Favell Shopping Centre

A new branch of the fast food chain Burger King is set to open at Weston Favell Shopping Centre.

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DINING OUT: Northamptonshire village food pub celebrates string of awards after being named the best in the county

DINING OUT: Northamptonshire village food pub celebrates string of awards after being named the best in the county

It has just won the title of Northamptonshire Food Pub of the Year on the back of its superb dining experience.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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John Franklins will be launched in Northampton next week taking over from Bar Hygge by the team at Royal & Derngate Theatre

New bar set to take over from popular Danish-inspired watering hole in Northampton town centre

The Royal & Derngate has announced the opening of a new bar this week in Guildhall Road, taking over the site of Danish inspired, Bar Hygge.

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Popular Northampton carvery has officially reopened following three-week refurbishment

Popular Northampton carvery has officially reopened following three-week refurbishment

Toby Carvery in East Hunsbury was reopened by the Mayor of Northampton, Christopher Malpas following significant investment at the site.

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