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Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Feast promises to be a real treat at Waddesdon Manor

Feast promises to be a real treat at Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor’s hugely popular Feast Festival is looming large on the horizon and promises to be a weekend of entertainment and culinary delight.

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Eamonn and Peter Borg-Neal at The Akeman

Family affair as popular Tring pub-restaurant marks 10th year by appointing founder’s son as new manager

This year, The Akeman in Tring is celebrating 10 years since Peter Borg-Neal opened its doors in December 2007 as the first Oakman Inn.

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Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.

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The Betsey Wynne, Swanbourne

Eating Out: Betsey Wynne, the perfect example of what Oakman can do with a venue

For foodies it is a sad fact that Aylesbury Vale is not exactly awash with top notch dining destinations, but Oakman Inns are doing their damnedest to change that.

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Ever wondered why you can't resist that burger, pizza or kebab? Now you know

Scientists reveal why we find certain foods irresistible

The food we like eating - even when we know it’s bad for us - is all down to our genes, suggests a groundbreaking new study.

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Gino D'Campo

Gino escapes to Aylesbury

Fresh from a hugely successful fourth series of Gino’s Italian Escape on ITV, Gino D’Acampo is taking his passion and flair for Italian cookery to a live audiences at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre.

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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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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.

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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