Monday, May 27, 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...

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New signings for Robins ahead of Bank Holiday meet

Swindon have announced a team change prior to their big Bank Holiday double with Poole on Monday.

The CFS Filtration Robins have moved for Ellis...

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Six arrested following violent incident in North Swindon

Six people were arrested yesterday in relation to a violent disorder in North Swindon.

At approximately 6.30pm on Friday 12 April, a 22-year-old man was...

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover

It may be years before man (or woman) sets foot on Mars but NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their name...

More musical magic from the black watch

Whereas I grew up in a musical era where a whole raft of British alternative bands were looking to the west, the west coast...

Police reminder of useful phone service for silent cries for help

Wiltshire Police are reminding people of a very useful service in case you are unfortunate enough to ever find yourself in an emergency and you...