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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!

  • 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...

    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...

    Quality food, fairly priced

    Tuesday, 06 September 2016.

    Making their debut at this year's Food Festival, The Source@Hungerford Park will be displaying just some of their incredible range of quality meats and charcuterie. Describing their enterprise as 'R...

    No Addie-tives

    Saturday, 03 September 2016.

    A really good Christmas cake or pudding is a labour of love and thief of time but we do not have to resort to the second-rate, mass produced inferior imitations any more. Even better, we can buy an ...

    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...

    A well smoked meat is a joy to behold

    Wednesday, 07 September 2016.

    Smoked meats and fish from supermarkets are frequently a disappointment and certainly inferior to what can produced in the hands of experts. Iain and Louise Murray Clark of Black Dog Smokery in Wootto...

    Happy animals make good cheese

    Tuesday, 06 September 2016.

    Back at this year's Food Festival by popular demand, Grey's Cheese Direct offer a range of over 100 artisan cheeses of exceptional provenance from the United Kingdom and overseas. These are cheeses...

    Wiltshire Liqueur Co.

    Saturday, 03 September 2016.

    After their success at last year's Food Festival, the Wiltshire Liqueur Company will be returning with their generous samples to grace this year's event, doubtless winning many more fans in the proc...

    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...

    The best of Italy and sicily.. on your doorstep

    Tuesday, 06 September 2016.

    It is a little known fact that the some of the finest food and wine to come out of Italy and Sicily is only a ten minute drive from Hungerford down the Salisbury Road. On the Garlands Estate in DUCIS,...
    We march to remember… Hungerford’s remembrance parade
    This Sunday the 11th of November the people of Hungerford will commemorate the heroic servicemen and women who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom.

    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.

    Taking you further with eBikes
    Electric bikes are revolutionising cycling, acting as a leveller and making the sport more accessible to people of all abilities, stages and ages.

    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.

    Viva las Donnington Grove
    Set your soul on fire next month with an evening of entertainment from the King himself featuring authentic tribute band Elvis in Trouble who offer the ultimate Las Vegas experience.

    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.

    Free collection for your bike service
    Keeping your bike roadworthy has to be a priority throughout the year, so after a fantastic summer season, Banjo Cycles of Newbury are offering a free pickup service for bike maintenance in Hungerford area this September.

    A warm welcome this winter
    This winter transform your home with the natural warmth and comfort of a real log burner.

    A cruise for me, free for you!
    Fancy experiencing a cruise and bringing your loved one for free?

    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.

    #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!

    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.

    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