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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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Beefeater Halfway House has a new look

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Halfway House, Dunstable

The Creagh/Carr Review team - comprising seasoned hackette Bev Creagh and flamboyant news reporter Stewart Carr - turn their tastebuds to the newly refurbished Beefeater at Halfway House, formerly a Table Table pub with casual dining.

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Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches including Dunstable as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country including in Dunstable, were forced to call in the administrators.

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Oakman Inns are banning straws for Earth Day

“Straws suck” owner of popular Bedfordshire pub makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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Olive oil

Olive oil could offset unhealthy diets

Trendy extra virgin olive oil could offset a host of health problems caused by Western-style diets, according to new research.

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How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

Who doesn’t like chocolate? While there may be some who claim to prefer savoury – in my experience, crisps are suggested by these strange people as an equivalent – chocolate has a special place in many people’s hearts, and Easter gives them the perfect opportunity to consume vast quantities of it.

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Online Thorntons Easter eggs arrive as melted mess

Chocolate giant Thorntons has come under fire after Easter eggs ordered by online customers were delivered as a melted mess.

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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant more likely to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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Things like gluten-free foods could vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Mary Cousins, landlady of The Great Northern is retiring

The Great Northern’s landlady is heading for retirement after 32 years

The landlady of The Great Northern pub in Luton is retiring after 32 years of serving the town.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Bedfordshire - but do you agree?

Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Bedfordshire - but do you agree?

As the Easter eggs roll onto the shelves, old favourite Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been named as Bedfordshire’s most popular chocolate, beating Galaxy into second place and soaring away from Snickers, Ferrero Rocher and Caramac which make up the top five.

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Jonathan Ross presents award to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns

Company in charge of popular Bedfordshire pub adds to list of accolades at industry “Oscars”

Oakman Inns, the operators of the White Hart in Ampthill, has scooped another pair of gongs at the Publican Awards 2017.

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Hungry Caterpillars  - cook and play classes

Encouraging children to eat healthy food

A mother-of-three is encouraging parents to try her cook and play classes for under fives on Friday mornings.

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Whetherspoons' free app lets customers avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Luton pub launches free app so customers can avoid the bar

Forget queuing at the bar, a Luton pub has launched a free ‘Order & Pay’ iPhone and android app, so food can be now be delivered directly to customer’s tables.

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Beefeater Halfway House has a new look

Beefeater Halfway House opens in Dunstable

Beefeater Halfway House is welcoming guests through its new restaurant’s doors on Luton Road, Dunstable.

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Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

At least 79 million ready meals and 22 million takeaways and fast-food and meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK, according to a new report.

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Big news for Nandos fans

Nando’s launch their hottest sauce ever

Chicken chain Nando’s are to test the tastebuds of their local clientele, with their hottest sauce yet.

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How will you eat your pancakes today?

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is here!

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Oakman Inns Best Improvers and Shakers

Popular pub restaurant firm named in top 10 best companies to work for in UK

Oakman Inns & Restaurants has had its exceptional staff policies and HR record recognised in the influential Sunday Times 100 Best Companies Awards 2017.

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