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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...
    The ultimate lifetime trip: Canada
    Canada is a country of immense beauty and diversity. A destination that is best enjoyed over a few weeks, you can experience spectacular wildlife and stunning scenery whilst taking in historic towns natural parks and deluxe resorts

    Hungerford Extravaganza Sponsors
    Extravaganza would not be possible without generous donations from local businesses

    Hungerford Extravaganza 2018
    The rumours have been flying but don’t worry folks, Hungerford’s beloved Extravaganza is still happening, the only change is in the name.

    No excuse not to keep fit this winter
    Do you find that the winter shroud of darkness just makes you retreat to the warmth and comfort of your home

    Make their Christmas magical with a Polar Bear Adventure
    There isn’t much more special than watching polar bears in their natural environment.

    The BIGGEST events this Christmas in Hungerford
    Festivities start at 4pm with entertainment from Hungerford Town Band, Hungerford Primary School and Rock Choir

    Our top picks for the best in European Christmas travel
    This year you can really experience the delicacies and delights of Christmas custom from traditions across the continent with some of Fare Wise Travel’s hand-picked Christmas escapes!

    May your days be Holly and Bright
    Yes, there is no escaping it. Christmas is just around the corner and our attention will soon turn to decking our halls and garnishing our doors with beautiful seasonal delights.

    What I learnt from travelling the world
    Stepping out on your own after a lifetime in education is both a daunting and exciting step for many students taking a break from academia to explore the big wide world.

    No ordinary school run… in the MINI Cooper 5 Door Hatch
    Raising children is a constant merry-go-round of getting people to the right places at the right time with all the required paraphernalia: school bag, check, lunch box, check, homework, check.

    A frightful week of Half term fun at Cobbs
    This half term Cobbs Farm Shop and Play Barn are offering a little bit extra with non-stop entertainment for all the family.

    The Fairy Godmother of travel
    As Fare Wise Travel celebrate 25 years in business, we meet with MD Veronica Bailey to find out the secret behind their success.

    A brand new local jobs board
    Hungerford TOWNSITE™ is well established as a conduit for local people featuring news, events, attractions and special offers and NOW we've added a LOCAL JOBS BOARD to our already successful mix. This comprehensive section aims to connect with local job hunters in a friendly and more engaging way

    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.

    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

    The BIGGEST events this Christmas in Hungerford
    Festivities start at 4pm with entertainment from Hungerford Town Band, Hungerford Primary School and Rock Choir

    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