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10th February 2023

‘Valentine’s Day At Home’ Sharing Recipes for this February 14th

Are you thinking of saving up those precious pennies and celebrating Valentine’s Day at home next week? Here are three fail-safe and easy-to-follow recipes to impress your loved one with on February 14th this year. Middle-Eastern Style Shakshuka Serves 2-3 Ingredients: -1 Tbsp of Olive Oil -2 White Onions -4 Cloves of Garlic -2 Bell Peppers -2 Tins of Plum Tomatoes -2 Tbsp of Tomato Purée -1 Tsp Cumin -1 Tsp Coriander -1 Tsp Chilli Powder -1 Tsp Ras El Hanout -1 Tsp Rose Harissa Paste -1 Large (or small,..

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24th January 2023

3 Bespoke Cocktails to Make at Home for Valentine’s Day

Why not save a little bit of money this month and celebrate Valentine’s Day at home? If it’s your first or your fifty-first Valentine’s Day with your beau, February 14th is the perfect occasion to crack out that cocktail shaker hidden at the back of your cupboard. Whether it’s an intimate 3-course dinner or more of a casual occasion, swap out your usual Mojito or Passionfruit Martini for something a little bit more special this year. Local cocktail designer and enthusiast Sunday Cocktail Club has created 3 bespoke recipes for you to try out and enjoy this year. Despite looking..

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28th November 2022

Saints on Stony – the ‘heartiest’ brunch in Milton Keynes?

If you think that Saints on Stony (and their older sister restaurant, Saints on St Giles in Northampton) is simply just your run-of-the-mill coffee shop, then think again; these hubs of social enterprise are cafés with real heart. Saints Coffee is run by Ben and Nicola – two champions of community betterment. Having recently been awarded ‘Community Café of the Year’ in the Weetabix Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards, Saints is, at last, getting the recognition it deserves. What makes Saints different? In addition to everything you’d expect from a good coffee shop like brunch, toasted sandwiches, homemade cakes and..

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24th October 2022

Where to celebrate Firework Night with a BANG! in Northampton this year

Prepare to wrap up warm – after a few years of tentative celebrations due to Covid, Bonfire Night is back with a BANG this year! Read on to discover ten of the most EXPLOSIVE firework night celebrations in and around Northampton this November. __ Wicksteed Park Annual Fireworks Display This year, Wicksteed’s legendary Firework night event on Saturday 5th November will host a variety of family friendly activities including: speciality fairground rides, performances and entertainment shows, panoramic views of the lake and, of course, the colourful firework celebration, set to music, blasting over the scenic skyline. Tickets start at £5,..

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3rd December 2020

Explore Northampton like never before

Northampton Borough Council launches Explore Northampton- an augmented reality app available on both iOS and Android devices that will enable residents to explore the town through highly interactive digital experiences. The app encouraging residents to explore Northampton like never before launches with two experiences Discover Christmas and A Walk in the Past. Discover Christmas experience offers a digital festive trail for children enabling them to venture out to Northampton town and help Father Christmas collect all things needed for the big day. On this festive trail they’ll be able to see in augmented reality and collect items such as Christmas..

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30th November 2020

Made to suit your life after lockdown

Tailor’s made-to-measure looks offer the perfect fit for 2021 Living through a pandemic has certainly helped to focus outlooks on life and waist sizes but it is still business as usual for tailor Dean Anderson of Saint Crispin Bespoke Menswear. In 2021 it will be 10 years since doors opened at Saint Crispin Retail Village in Duston after making the move from Milton Keynes where he jointly owned Craig Anderson Menswear for many years. A decade later and Dean is continuing to do what he does best – create beautifully crafted made-to-measure clothes for clients who want to make their..

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