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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!

  • The Three Swans head chef wins top prize

    Friday, 16 March 2018.

    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. He co...

    In conversation with Masterchef’s Ollie Hunter

    Monday, 09 October 2017.

    Ollie Hunter is a local celebrity after reaching the semi-finals of Masterchef 2013, a programme that attracts around 5 million viewers. This down-to-earth local lad reveals all about The Masterche...

    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...

    Wale watching

    Wednesday, 02 November 2016.

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

    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...

    Liz Earle MBE on wellbeing, farming and being a mum

    Monday, 09 October 2017.

    Best known for her passion for natural health and wellbeing, Liz Earle is a best-selling author, established TV presenter, entrepreneur and a farmer. She lives with her husband and five children on...

    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...

    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 ...

    A life in the day of a Michelin Star Chef

    Friday, 03 November 2017.

    Michelin Star Chef, Sommelier and general entrepreneur Roger Jones reveals his secrets for Michelin Star quality at his restaurant The Harrow at Little Bedwyn in this exclusive interview with Ginnie D...

    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...
    Luxury Health Club offer: FREE personal training sessions
    We all know that getting fit is imperative to feeling great and looking our best but finding the right place to exercise can be the missing piece of the jigsaw.

    Make a wish come true
    David Chambers and his colleagues from Elcot Park Hotel in Newbury have taken on a challenge.

    Open Studio at Little hidden farm
    Local artists Sue and Claire Acworth are participating in Marlborough Open Studios: an event where artists across the North Wessex Chalk Downs (AONB) open their studios for members of the public to come and view their work in its natural setting.

    Beautiful Neranjo Limestone: 20% off
    Treat your home this summer with these beautiful flagstones in Neranjo limestone.

    Impress with this business venue
    Whether you are looking for team-building, brainstorming or entertaining, Donnington grove is the setting to impress your clients and motivate your employees.

    Getting to know you… Cobbs, much more than a farm shop
    As you walk into Cobbs newly refurbished and extended café, it’s easy to see why this business is thriving.

    Get pampered at Donnington Grove
    This month Donnington Grove Hotel has revealed its grand opening of Avalon Retreat: a purpose built new salon set in the grounds of this beautiful hotel.

    #2 laid back honeymoon ideas 2018
    Pick an idyllic spot in the Mediterranean, combine it with panoramic coastal walks, snorkeling and beautiful turquoise waters to make it a perfect honeymoon!

    Freedom of the town awards
    Last month, three upstanding citizens from our local community: Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and Catherine Wooliston were presented with the prestigious Freedom of the Town award for 2018, recognising their unique contributions to Hungerford.

    Luxury honeymoon on a budget
    Are you getting married over the Christmas period in 2018? Fare Wise Travel are offering an exclusive 7-night winter beach-chillout honeymoon with an all-inclusive luxury package.

    Open garden for good cause
    On Saturday 7th of July, 76 High Street Hungerford will be opening its secret garden for a day of fundraising fun!

    Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
    Over the last century newlyweds have been evolving, much rarer is the trepidation of a blushing bride about to leave her family home for the first time.

    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

    Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere.

    Compared to many towns, Hungerford High Street is in good shape. It is better now than it has been for years...

    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience.

    Next time you visit Littlecote House keep a wary eye out for ghosts. That black dog you see on the stairs may not be all it seems!

    Enjoy your visit and don't foget to let us know how it went