Monday, July 22, 2019

Food News

Poulton Hill Vineyard takes plaudits at Independent English Wine Awards

Swindon's local vineyard has come away from a prestigious competition with a clutch of awards.

Poulton Hill Vineyard on the Wiltshire / Gloucestershire border was...

Urgent product recalls issued by Food Standards Agency and Trading Standards

Asda, Aldi, Waitrose, Lidl and Boots have issued urgent product recalls after being advised by Food Standards Agency and Trading Standards that the products in...

Zero-rated Swindon restaurants to be removed from Just Eat delivery service

Just Eat is set to remove Swindon's zero star takeaways from its website as part of a nationwide food safety improvement programme with a...

Vineyard celebrates sparkling new year with first medal

Corks are popping at a vineyard near Swindon this week after one of its wines was voted among the best of the year.

Poulton Hill...

Local vineyard’s sloe spirit voted best in the UK

A liqueur distilled at Swindon's nearest vineyard has been voted the best in the UK by readers of a magazine aimed at the global...

Local wines are best in the west

Wines produced at Swindon's nearest vineyard are among the best in the west – and that's official.

At the annual awards of the South West...

Sainsbury’s recalls croissants because that could trigger deadly allergic reactions

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's has issued an urgent recall on its in-store bakery All Butter Croissants - because they contain nuts that could trigger deadly...

Consultations seek views on gambling and street trading

Swindon Borough Council is seeking people’s opinions on its gambling and street trading policies.

Two public consultations have been launched with the aim of ensuring...

Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Lidl and Iceland follow Aldi in recalling potential deadly frozen veg

After an earlier recall by Aldi, major supermarkets joined in issuing a recall on over fourty products after a deadly bacteria outbreak which has...

Pentylands

Man found guilty following stabbing in the Railway Village

A 40-year-old man has been found guilty of GBH with intent following a stabbing in the Railway Village, Swindon, earlier this year.

Terence Ryan, of...

burglary break-in

Police share advice regarding distraction burglaries

“It’s something I’ll never forget and will affect my whole outlook on life. I’m a lot more cautious about answering the door, and when...

Connections being made at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery are working with a collective of seven artists known as Group 7. Based in Dorset and Wiltshire, Brian Bishop,...

Man given two-year detention order for breaching his Sexual Harm Prevention Order

Joe Matthews, aged 20, of Colbourne Street, Swindon, appeared at Swindon Crown Court on 1 July 2019 charged with breaching a Sexual Harm Prevention...

Def Robot unleash a bleak, boisterous, brooding and brilliant debut

Berlin is known for many things – vibrant streets, a turbulent past, film, art, music, a multicultural foodie scene, a bustling night life and...