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Wetherspoons bans England flags from its pubs during World Cup but will allow fans to wear football shirts after outcry

Popular pub chain Wetherspoons has banned staff from flying the St George Cross during the World Cup.

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Campaign launched to help get popular Milton Keynes pizza van back in business after vandal attack

Campaign launched to help get popular Milton Keynes pizza van back in business after vandal attack

Caring customers have launched a crowdfunding campaign to get their favourite pizza van back in business after it was trashed by vandals for no reason.

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Towcester Food Festival

Gourmands at the ready as Towcester Food Festival returns

There will be a lots going on Towcester Food Festival taking place on both Saturday and Sunday.

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Peter Borg-Neal

Owner of popular pub-restaurant operator shortlisted for top industry honour

The shortlist for the 35th Catey Awards has revealed that Peter Borg-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oakman Inns & Restaurants, the operators of 22 venues across the Home Counties, Midlands and beyond has been shortlisted for a top honour.

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Eating Out: Brewhouse and Kitchen has Milton Keynes’ revamped 12th Street buzzing again

Brewhouse and Kitchen opened to much excitement in Milton Keynes last month and it’s just what the revamp of 12th Street needed.

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GALLERY: Milton Keynes’ new £1million pub-restaurant throws opens its doors today

Milton Keynes is the latest town to welcome British pub and microbrewery, Brewhouse & Kitchen, to the recently rebranded 12th Street – formerly known as the Theatre District.

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EATING OUT GALLERY: Review and first look at huge new Bucks restaurant Beech House

Bucks welcomed a new addition to its pub-restaurant offering recently when the huge new Beech House opened in Amersham.

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Oakman started out with The Akeman in Tring, Herts, and now has over 20 venues in 9 counties

First straws now single-use plastic, popular pub group makes serious pledge

It has been widely acknowledged that Oakman Inns, which operates popular pub-restaurants across Bucks, Herts, Beds, Oxon, Northants and Warwickshire, was the first multiple-site pub group to end the use of plastic straws across their 20 plus venues.

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Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

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VIDEO: Lick my face! Sugar-smiths can now make YOUR face into a giant lolly

hh Forget chocolate eggs this Easter, now you can get your face made into a lolly in the ultimate confectionary personalisation.

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PICTURE GALLERY: First look inside as Olney’s first new pub for decades opens its doors

We take a look inside Olney’s first new pub in decades hot off the heels of the town being named as one of the best places to live in the southeast.

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Pizza

REVEALED: Do Milton Keynes residents pay more or less dough for their Pizza Hut, Papa John’s, Pizza Express and Domino’s?

Despite identical sizes, toppings and crusts, new research has revealed how diners are being charged more for pizza depending on where they live in the UK.

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The Beech House interior

Huge new pub-restaurant opens its doors in Bucks

The sound of clinking champagne glasses were heard the other night as new innovative bar-restaurant The Beech House opened its doors in Bucks.

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The Oakman Inns team at Best Companies ceremony

Growing pub group retains top 20 position in Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For List

One of the UK’s fastest growing pub groups, Oakman Inns & Restaurants Ltd - which has popular venues across Herts, Bucks, Beds, Northants, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire - has again been voted by their own team as one of the top employers in the UK.

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Asda

Asda develops Easter egg made entirely out of cheese – but not everyone’s convinced

Asda is bidding to make Easter accessible to those who don’t like chocolate with a festive egg made entirely out of cheese.

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Thai food stall quits Central Milton Keynes Market amid ‘bullying’ claim

Thai food stall quits Central Milton Keynes Market amid ‘bullying’ claim

A woman who dreamed of serving freshly cooked Thai food at a Milton Keynes market claims she was “bullied” off the site by market bosses.

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Video: Prezzo turns to the dark side with the launch of the UK’s first charcoal-based pizza

Pizza and pasta restaurant Prezzo has launched two exciting black pizza options made with a charcoal dough base.

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REVEALED: Top 10 ‘romantic restaurants’ in Milton Keynes for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day now upon us thought we would take a look at which Milton Keynes restaurants you rank as best for romance.

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Revealed: The Milton Keynes businesses with the worst food hygiene ratings

These Milton Keynes restaurants, cafes, takeaways and businesses have all been given a one or less hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency.

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