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Marks and Spencer to open new food hall, creating 65 jobs

Marks & Spencer (M&S) is set to open the doors of its new Foodhall in Aylesbury on Wednesday 24 May at 10am, bringing 65 jobs to the area.
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Aaron Kibble (left) is taking over from George Tompkins at The Kings Arms

Proper local takes over popular local after changing of the guard at Kings Arms

Regulars at The Kings Arms in Berkhamsted are going to be missing the familiar face of pub general manager, George Tompkins, who is moving to a new position within the Oakman Inns & Restaurants group.

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Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country, were forced to call in the administrators.

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Oakman Inns are banning straws for Earth Day

“Straws suck” owner of popular Aylesbury Vale pubs makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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Olive oil

Olive oil could offset unhealthy diets

Trendy extra virgin olive oil could offset a host of health problems caused by Western-style diets, according to new research.

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How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

Who doesn’t like chocolate? While there may be some who claim to prefer savoury – in my experience, crisps are suggested by these strange people as an equivalent – chocolate has a special place in many people’s hearts, and Easter gives them the perfect opportunity to consume vast quantities of it.

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The newly refurbished Pizza Express in Berkhamsted

Eating Out review: Pizza Express gives trusty chain a local flavour

Berkhamsted’s award-winning High Street is teeming with restaurants and bars and sometimes it’s hard to see the wood for the trees.

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Online Thorntons Easter eggs arrive as melted mess

Chocolate giant Thorntons has come under fire after Easter eggs ordered by online customers were delivered as a melted mess.

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Emma Symonds, Event Organiser

A new cafe has come to Aylesbury with an unusual twist...

It’s called the ‘Pay as You Feel Cafe’ - the first of its kind in Aylesbury, and their first session was on Monday, with more to follow every Monday from 10 till 2pm from St Joseph’s Parish Hall.

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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant more likely to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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Things like gluten-free foods could vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Miller and Carter is reopening

Miller & Carter Steakhouse reopens after extensive refurbishment

The steakhouse is due to open towards the end of April 2017 following an extensive refurbishment, which commenced on 16th November 2016.
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Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Bucks - but do you agree?

Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Bucks - but do you agree?

As the Easter eggs roll onto the shelves, old favourite Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been named as Buckinghamshire’s most popular chocolate bar, beating Snickers into second place and soaring away from Galaxy, Ferrero Rocher and Caramac which made up the top five.

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Jonathan Ross presents award to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns

Company in charge of two popular Aylesbury Vale pubs adds to list of accolades at industry “Oscars”

Oakman Inns, the operators of The Akeman Inn at Kingswood and the Betsey Wynne in Swanbourne, has scooped another pair of gongs at the Publican Awards 2017.

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Whetherspoons' free app lets customers avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Aylesbury pubs launch free app so customers can avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Forget queuing at the bar, two Aylesbury pubs have launched a free ‘Order & Pay’ iPhone and android app, so food can be now be delivered directly to customer’s tables.

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Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

At least 79 million ready meals and 22 million takeaways and fast-food and meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK, according to a new report.

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Big news for Nandos fans

Nando’s launch their hottest sauce ever

Chicken chain Nando’s are to test the tastebuds of their local clientele, with their hottest sauce yet.

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How will you eat your pancakes today?

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is here!

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Oakman Inns Best Improvers and Shakers

Popular pub restaurant firm named in top 10 best companies to work for in UK

Oakman Inns & Restaurants has had its exceptional staff policies and HR record recognised in the influential Sunday Times 100 Best Companies Awards 2017.

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