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58% of Local Off-Licences Fail Alcohol Sales ID Test

The Public Protection Partnership (PPP), which delivers Trading Standards, Environmental Health and Licensing services across Bracknell Forest, West Berkshire and Wokingham, has identified that 58% of 86 local off-licences tested in a recent test purchasing operation potentially breached their licence conditions by not asking for identification before selling alcohol to a 20-year-old volunteer. The mystery […]

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Fine Food Organic-September

How your food is grown or raised can have a major impact on your mental and emotional health as well as the environment.
Organic food is often more expensive than conventionally-grown food. But if you …

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Growing vegetables the Organic way

If you have looked after your soil well and raised healthy plants, you should have strong growing, happy crops
Prepare your soil
Good gardening starts with healthy soil. There are many soil types but …

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Creative Nature launches crowd-funding campaign

Free-from food company Creative Nature launches crowd-funding campaign to branch out
Creative Nature – which turned down funding from Dragons’ Den almost a year ago – has launched a …

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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, carc …

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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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