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    It's always a food festival here!

    The Hungerford Food Festival may be over but the fine food of our area will continue to feature here. In the run up to Christmas, we'll be bringing you the best of food and drink news, recipes, tips, ideas and local suppliers to help make the festive season a really foodie season too. Join in with us by sharing any special recipes or treats which use or come from local food and drink suppliers. We'll also be interviewing some of the best chefs from the area's finest eateries to bring you their seasonal ideas and advice so stay with us right here!

  • Keeping it local: the best seasonal produce

    Thursday, 23 November 2017.

    When it comes to food, we like to taste fresh, local ingredients and that is exactly what is on offer at The Three Swans in Hungerford. Alongside a new look, this passionate market town hotel is met...

    Steins talk Marmageddon and other vital topics

    Wednesday, 02 November 2016.

    During his book signing at the Hungerford Bookshop, Rick Stein took a few minutes out to talk to Townsite about local produce and other important issues. With the recent launch of Rick Stein Marlb...

    Rick Stein signs off for a Long Weekend

    Thursday, 22 September 2016.

    On Saturday 15th October at 12.30pm, celebrated chef and TV presenter, Rick Stein will be signing copies of his new book, Long Weekends, in the Hungerford Bookshop...

    From farm to fork

    Friday, 09 September 2016.

    With a plentiful source of fish and game on their doorstep, the Ramsbury Smokehouse was established in 2014 to supply restaurants, pubs and consumers with consistently high quality smoked products. Pa...

    EVENT CANCELLED Gizzi Erskine Croft Hall December 16

    Monday, 05 December 2016.

    EVENT CANCELLED You might think it impossible to have a good night out for £8, but that is exactly what's on offer whenraving beauty and prominent foodie...

    Wale watching

    Wednesday, 02 November 2016.

    Townsite joins Tim Wale from Tutts Clump for a demonstration of how proper pressing makes proper cider...

    Raymond Blanc flies the flag for Great British Food

    Wednesday, 21 September 2016.

    Raymond Blanc at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons Food is fast becoming the nation's number one obsession. A groundswell of public demand has seen the move away from inferior, cheap, mass-produce...

    I'll drink to that

    Wednesday, 07 September 2016.

    It is an article of faith that anything made in the old-fashioned way is superior to anything we can buy in the supermarket and aficionados of Tutts Clump Cider would be the first to agree. Back by...

    Local Food and Brew - The Elephant

    Friday, 18 November 2016.

    It is a growing trend among restaurants to source locally for their produce but few do it better or with more commitment than the Elephant at Pangbourne. Manager Dale Winrow believes passionately th...

    Focus on local food

    Friday, 30 September 2016.

    Hungerford may be an insignificant dot on the British map but when it comes to all things edible, don't be fooled by its size; it is a jewel in the crown of British food. Centuries of farming has fed ...
    Getting fruity with the Tutti Men
    The Tutti men went above and beyond duty this year to collect their kisses; symbolic of the tradition of collecting rent from the commoner’s houses owned by the John O' Gaunt estate, as one was seen claiming a ladder to fashion one!

    Your business, new horizons in 2018
    The biggest threat to any business is inertia, if you’re not moving forward then you’re at risk of slipping back and in today’s competitive markets that just isn’t an option.

    Championing children’s charities for 2018
    Berkshire is home to some truly fantastic causes. We have some “outstanding” local schools and nurseries that are doing vital work to raise the next generation...

    Writers wanted
    Do you have the writing bug? We’re looking for writers able to create informative and engaging content for our locally based websites, to include both commercial and community pieces.

    The Three Swans head chef wins top prize
    Adrian Carolea was beaming from ear-to-ear as we interviewed him about his success at the Coaching Inn awards, where he was presented with “Head Chef of the year” at the 2018 ceremony.

    Spring workshops at Martin and the Magpie
    Martin and the Magpie have become a treasured asset to Hungerford town since they graced our high street some 8 years ago.

    18 idyllic championship holes
    Once considered the preserve of retired bank managers, the game of golf has been re-branded for a new generation and not only now has mass appeal, but in certain quarters is even considered quite groovy

    Blissed-out at Inglewood
    You know when your trusted hairdresser of ten years tells you he’s found a good spa that you need to sit up and take notice.

    Your library is about so much more than books
    Judging from the amount of community activity going in Hungerford Library, the council are going to have a hard time justifying its closure in their next round of swingeing cuts.

    Townsite Goes to Marlborough
    After a year in the planning, Townsite Marlborough has just gone live! The success of the Hungerford Townsite prompted Marlborough residents and businesses to ask us when we could do the same for their gorgeous and quintessentially English market town.

    Walks in around Hungerford
    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience. Throughout the summer, we will be publishing details of some of the best and favourite walks in the town and its surrounding villages and countryside