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Ice cream parlour with 50 flavours to open in Northampton shopping centre

A traditional Italian ice cream parlour with 50 flavours of gelato will open its doors inside a Northampton shopping centre and will serve up waffles and cookie dough's too.

The Tollemache Arms, Harrington. NNL-180423-153434005

Pub near Rothwell is county’s best

A pub near Rothwell has been crowned the best in Northamptonshire.

Oakman started out with The Akeman in Tring, Herts, and now has over 20 venues in 9 counties

First straws now single-use plastic, popular pub group makes serious pledge

It has been widely acknowledged that Oakman Inns, which operates popular pub-restaurants across Bucks, Herts, Beds, Oxon, Northants and Warwickshire, was the first multiple-site pub group to end the use of plastic straws across their 20 plus venues.


PICTURE GALLERY: 31 of the best pub gardens in and around Northampton

The sunshine has finally arrived in Northampton and we’re all desperate to be outside enjoying it.

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REVEALED: 66 lost and forgotten pubs from days gone by in Northamptonshire

It might only be the first day of the working week, but that hasn’t stopped many of us counting down the minutes until pub o’clock.

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Revolution in Northampton has banned plastic straws

Popular Northampton bar bans plastic straws at its Bridge Street venue

A busy Bridge Street bar has announced it will no longer be offering plastic straws to drinkers.
Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

Frank Bruno at the Hopping Hare over the Easter weekend.

Boxing legend Frank Bruno pops into pub popular with celebs in Northampton

Frank Bruno was welcomed by staff at a popular Northampton pub over the Easter weekend.
The Hart of Duston sitting proudly within the community

DINING OUT: Family dining put to the test at The Hart of Duston

Anyone with children knows that dining out with youngsters can be a challenge.
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VIDEO: Lick my face! Sugar-smiths can now make YOUR face into a giant lolly

hh Forget chocolate eggs this Easter, now you can get your face made into a lolly in the ultimate confectionary personalisation.


PICTURE GALLERY: First look inside as Olney’s first new pub for decades opens its doors

We take a look inside Olney’s first new pub in decades hot off the heels of the town being named as one of the best places to live in the southeast.


PICTURE GALLERY: Pub in the heart of Northampton town centre to offer NHS discount after three-week revamp

Another watering hole has re-opened in the hub of Northampton following a six-figure renovation.

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GALLERY: Pictures show newly refurbished Northampton ‘spirit of Marbella’ cocktail bar

A newly opened cocktail bar is promising to bring the sunshine to a popular late-night street in Northampton.

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Several customers at The Church were hit with parking fines.

Diners warned not to park at Northampton town centre restaurant

A Northampton town centre restaurant has apologised after customers were hit with parking fines.
Prezzo in Wood Hill, Northampton is set to stay open as part of the company restructure.

Prezzo bosses make decision on future of Northampton branch

Prezzo has finally revealed the future of its branch in Northampton after the company hit financial difficulties.
Hundreds of Prezzo restaurants set to close. Could Northampton be one of them?

BREAKING NEWS: Could Northampton’s Prezzo be at risk?

Restaurant chain Prezzo has announced that it is closing 100 of its restaurants, putting hundreds of jobs at risk.

The Maule Brewing Company is opening its first bar this Spring.

Northampton school pals to open new craft beer bar in the town centre this Spring

An award winning family run brewery from Northampton is launching a craft beer taproom in the town centre, which will create 10 jobs.
The Oakman Inns team at Best Companies ceremony

Growing pub group retains top 20 position in Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For List

One of the UK’s fastest growing pub groups, Oakman Inns & Restaurants Ltd - which has popular venues across Herts, Bucks, Beds, Northants, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire - has again been voted by their own team as one of the top employers in the UK.

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