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New Northampton café promises 'Heavenly' cakes, waffles and artisan slices

A new 'artisan dessert café' is coming to Northampton to sweeten up Wellingborough Road.
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SMIDS Oakman owner Peter Borg-Neal with HR Director Jill Scatchard

Another major gong for popular pub-restaurant operator Oakman Inns

Just over two weeks after Oakman Inns was awarded the prestigious Princess Royal Training Award, their Human Resource programme received further recognition at the National Innovation in Training Awards (NITAs) at the Café de Paris in London.

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Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

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Mayor of Northampton, councillor, Gareth Eales attended the launch.

Carlsberg Christmas brew goes on sale only in Northamptonshire

Carlsberg UK has brewed its first Christmas beer and the good news for local pub-goers is that it will be on sale exclusively in Northamptonshire.

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New restaurant "The Press" will open on November 28.

New restaurant "The Press" announces opening date for Northampton town centre

A recently-closed late pub that had a history of violent crime on the premises in Northampton has been renovated into a new "family-friendly" restaurant and opens next week.
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The staff of Kaspa's have taken the top spot with their vanilla ice cream.

Northampton's top five most popular takeaway dishes and where to get them

The five most popular dishes brought to front doors by Deliveroo in Northampton have been revealed.
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The Old Bank is reopening next month following a six-figure revamp.

Northampton town centre pub to reopen in December following six-figure investment

Northampton sportsmen have been invited to a VIP launch night at a town centre pub next month, before the official opening on December 2.
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Table service introduced at McDonald’s in Daventry

Table service introduced at McDonald’s in Daventry

Customers at McDonald’s in Daventry will be able to enjoy table service and a speedier ordering system thanks to a digital makeover.

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The decking around Chilli Village needs retroactive planning permission.

'Eyesore' veranda around Northampton's Chilli Village could be pulled down

Northampton's Chilli Village restaurant could be ordered to pull down its veranda after building it without first getting proper planning permission.
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The Hopping Hare, as winners of the Booker Food Pub of the Year, collecting their trophy from William Sitwell, Sophie Grigson and Craig Wilkinson (far right) from category sponsor Booker.

Northamptonshire's best food and drink spots crowned at annual ceremony

The winners in the Carlsberg UK Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2017/18 are celebrating being named the best of the county’s best.
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The new signs have gone up at The Press restaurant in Abington Square.

Signs for new 'family' restaurant go up on site of former Northampton later pub known for violent crime on premises

A new "family-friendly" restaurant is opening in Northampton on the site of a recently-closed late pub that had a history of violent crime on the premises.
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Antonio Carluccio has died aged 80.

'Visionary' Italian chef Antonio Carluccio dies aged 80 ahead of Northamptonshire food and drink awards appearance

Celebrity chef Antonio Carluccio has died aged 80 just a week before he was due to hand out awards at the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards.

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Gary Bradshaw, Northampton's only cheese maker.

Northampton's only cheesemaker Gary debuts new 'Shoetown' cheese at food festival this weekend

Cheese-maker Gary Bradshaw has something to please the crowds at this weekend’s Northampton Winter Food Festival – a limited edition cheese.
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Gary Bradshaw, Northampton's only cheese maker.

Northampton's only cheesemaker Gary debuts new 'Shoetown' cheese at food festival this weekend

Cheese-maker Gary Bradshaw has something to please the crowds at this weekend’s Northampton Winter Food Festival – a limited edition cheese.

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Lots of local products will be available to buy at Northampton Winter Food Festival

Foodie fun for the winter in Northampton

This weekend sees the return of the Northampton Winter Food Festival.

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What will you be eating in 2018?

Waitrose has revealed the food you’ll be eating in 2018

Japanese ‘dude food’, Indian tapas and plant protein look set to become the big dishes of 2018 according to a new report.

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Carlsberg is asking Northampton to back a cut to beer tax.

Carlsberg calls for Northampton to join campaign to cut beer tax

Chief executive officer of Carlsberg UK, Julian Momen, is urging MPs and Northampton to join a campaign for a cut in beer tax in the forthcoming budget on November 22.

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Aldi are stocking special drinks for Halloween

Aldi stocking special drinks range for Hallowe’en

Can’t get enough of pumpkin spice lattes? Discount supermarket Aldi is stocking a Pumpkin Spice Irish Cream liqueur - just in time for Halloween!

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Mary Berry has been confirmed as a judge for the new series

Are you Britain’s Best Cook? The BBC want you for a new TV show starring Mary Berry

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks, to roast, boil and and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.

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When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

Morrisons launches UK’s ‘hottest’ supermarket curry but it won’t be around long

When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

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