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Refreshments now arriving at Long Buckby Station

Long Buckby Station is finally set to get an upgrade – with a hot food and drink service set to start.

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The Baker's Arms will go on freehold sale, meaning it could be developed and no longer be a pub.

Villagers fear they will lose 'identity' as Northampton pub put up for sale

A Northamptonshire village is worried it is losing its identity as one of its pubs goes on sale.
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The King William IV, often called the King Billy, closed down shortly after Christmas.

Councillor laments closure of Northampton watering hole as 'a village pub like you don't see anymore.'

A Northampton pub has closed its doors for the last time.
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Sweet-toothed coffee lovers have weekly calories of over three cans of Coke

Sweet-toothed coffee lovers have weekly calories of over three cans of Coke

Sweet toothed latte or flat white drinkers drink the same amount of calories as three-and-a half cans of Coke, nutritionists said.

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Would you and your mates go on a Great British Bake Off stag do?

Would you and your mates go on a ‘Great British Bake Off’ stag do?

Grooms-to-be have started going on alternative stag-dos - where they are taught how to BAKE CAKES by stars from the Great British Bake Off.

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A former derelict pub is set to become a new retail unit

Former derelict pub to become new retail unit in Northampton

The demolition of a former Northampton pub will make way for a new shop area and flats, proposals reveal.
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Vicky Robertson of Most Marvellous Baking receiving an award

Award winners given heads up by Northamptonshire Food and Drink

Five of the county’s tastiest treats will compete in this year’s Great Taste Awards.

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John White and Steve Archer of Manor Farm Butchers with some Prosecco sausages. EMN-170123-102916001

Butcher invents Prosecco flavour sausages...and they’re a sizzling success

A family farm shop has been attracting customers left, right and centre, with its unusual sausage recipe involving a sparkling ingredient.

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What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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Wetherspoons and Prezzo branded bottom feeders over seafood sustainability

Wetherspoons and Prezzo branded ‘bottom feeders’ over seafood sustainability

Prezzo and Itsu restaurants plus pub chain Wetherspoons came bottom in a survey of sustainable seafood on offer at High Street eateries.

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A decadent sandwich shop opens its doors to residents in Northampton thanks to council business grant

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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