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Almost half of Brits worry their water supply is contaminated!

Almost half of Brits worry their water supply is contaminated Cardiff, Wales, June 6, 2018 – One-in-two Britons (49.2%) worry their tap drinking water contains contaminants like lead, bacteria, carcinogens, and micro-plastic particles, according to a new survey* from Bluewater, a global leader in water purification solutions. In addition, over 47 percent of respondents said they actively […]

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James Bond Night

Friday 24th August, from 6:00pm
The Show
‘One Man Bond: Every Bond Film In 60 Minutes’ is written by, and stars, Brian Gorman as over 200 characters. It is a hilarious whirlwind tour of every …

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Succulent raspberries and other berries

Berries have been shown to be some of the healthiest foods on the planet. It seems new research is constantly being published and berries are being recognized and analyzed for their health giving prop …

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Fine Food – Afternoon tea

Lazy summer days and afternoon tea in the garden – perfect!
Roasted tomato, basil & parmesan quiche
A taste of summer, this quiche is full of Italian flavours and is perfect for dinner in th …

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Scones

Traditional
Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl. Cut the butter into small squares and add it to the flour. Mix the butter into the flour until all the pieces are …

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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea, that most quintessential of English customs is surprisingly, a relatively new tradition.
The custom of drinking tea dates back to the third millennium BC in China, it was popularised du …

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Wine?Not Just Grapes!

Any wine, on a very basic level, is made from fermenting a fruit. While people mostly associate wine with grapes, wine can be made from almost any fruit, as long as there’s enough sugar content in t …

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Tea triumph at the white horse hotel and brasserie

Staff at The White Horse Hotel and Brasserie are toasting their success at the recent Afternoon Tea Awards. The small boutique hotel in Romsey was one of just three venues located outside London to be …

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Win 2 free tickets to West Berkshire Brewery Beer Festival on Saturday 22nd September. Worth £20

Which is West Berkshire Brewery’s flagship beer, first produced back in 1995?
Your Answer Good Old BoyRenegade Craft LagerMaharaja IPA *
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Hampshire fizz festival attracts 800 people

Hampshire is fast becoming recognised globally as a leading wine-making region. On Sunday 22 July, crowds flocked to Raimes Vineyard near Alresford to see what all the fuss is about and to experience …

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Upham group keeps it local

Upham Group has worked alongside Hampshire Fare for five years to support the local food group’s activity in the county. As strong supporters of local, the dynamic pub company recognises the value o …

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Potato Salad

A beautiful version of this classic
Serves 4
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins plus cooling time
Ingredients
600g waxy potatoes
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
2 tbsp vegetable oi …

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Eton Mess- Truly Scrumptious!

Eton mess is so simple, made with broken meringues, strawberries and cream – the best bits of summer combined into one easy dessert!
First mentioned in print in 1893, it is commonly believed to orig …

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Fine Food 60’s party food

Everyone enjoys a plate of nostalgia, especially served with a generous helping of Angel Delight! So if you are planning a 60’s party don’t forget these family favourites. . .
Crisps
Crisp …

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A month-long celebration of Hampshire food and farming

Saturday 30th June will see the start of the month-long Hampshire Food Festival organised by local food group Hampshire Fare. Now in its eighteenth year, this award-winning festival promises over 60 t …

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FIFA World Cup in West Berkshire, £5 Meals & £3 Pints!

Who’s showing the “FIFA World Cup Russia 2018” in West Berkshire – Newbury, Hungerford, Thatcham, Compton, Hermitage… 
Bishopswood Golf Course
Bishopswood Ln, Tadley …

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Linguine Alla Carbonnara

This is a very quick and simple recipe, Linguine Alla Carbonnara, we picked this up from a wonderful little restaurant in Rome a few years ago and was an instant hit on the menu when we got back.
Ingr …

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Welcome to the Halfway Inn it’s Smokin’!

This old coaching inn midway between Bath and London has been a family run business for over eight years now.
The friendly and attentive staff members go out of their way to make customers comfortable …

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Fine Food Italian

Two ideologies form the basis of Italian cuisine, simplicity and passion. Most Italian dishes are made using just four to eight ingredients. The emphasis is always on the quality of ingredients used, …

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Bellissimo

Italy is a country blessed with lakes, mountains and beautiful coastline. It is a place for exquisite cuisine amongst a richness of history. There is so much to see and experience, in this ‘bell …

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