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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.
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.


REVEALED: The secret Netflix codes that unlock thousands of TV shows and movies

Deciding what to watch on Netflix can be time-consuming. Especially when there are hard-to-please friends or relatives involved.

Burnout Paradise has been given the remaster treatment

Console Corner: Burnout Paradise Remastered

Racing royalty royally remastered.

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.

One of the best known features on Dorset's Jurassic Coast is Durdle Door.

Discovering Thomas Hardy’s fictional county of Wessex

I’ve been an unashamed fan of Victorian author Thomas Hardy after falling in love with actress Julie Christie as an impressionable teenager after she starred in the 1960s film, Far From The Madding Crowd.


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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Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Booking fraud costs holidaymakers £6.7 million

Travel fraud is costing UK holidaymakers millions of pounds per year – and also having a severe effect on their health or financial wellbeing.

PPP looks amazing but the on-screen calculator can be annoying

Console Corner: Penny Punching Princess Nintendo Switch review

Zany, wacky, maddening and cool RPG is fit for a Princess.

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.

Joseph Seed takes centre stage as a charasmatic cult leader in Far Cry 5

Console Corner: Far Cry 5 review

Big, bold, beautiful and brilliant.

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.
Food and Drink

REVEALED: The 20 cheapest streets in and around Northampton

Today we reveal the cheapest postcodes to buy a property in Northampton and the surrounding areas.


Why deleting your Facebook account could cause you problems

Following the internet-shaking news that Cambridge Analytica “harvested” the data of 50 million Facebook users, many users of the social network are now considering deleting their accounts.

The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 boasts cool Manga style graphics

Console Corner: The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 review

Stylish RPG shouldn’t be ignored.


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.

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