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Vale puts some fizz into wine

by John Thorne WSET Dip Sparkling wine made here in the Blackmore Vale is a hit around the world and…

Listeria find in Somerset Cheese Company product prompts recall

A SOMERSET cheese company is recalling a batch of goats cheese product after listeria bacteria was found. Pennard Red Goats…

Top treat for lovers of wine

A RENOWNED Dorset vineyard has reopened to visitors. The Langham Wine Estate and Vineyard Cafe is welcoming spring guests after…

Forum Frier chip shop in Blandford handed prestigious award

A BLANDFORD fish and chip shop is celebrating after being awarded a prestigious quality mark. The…

Minimum wage hike puts pressure on bottom line

by Barbara Cossins. From food shortages on our supermarket shelves to reading the Farmers Weekly report on the NFU conference,…

30-mile Feast push for ‘greener’ food

AN event which sees thousands of food lovers enjoy the best of Somerset produce is returning for 2023. The 2022…

Why apprenticeships are important

by Barbara Cossins. WE welcomed a new member to our team at Rawston Farm Butchery back in September, the young…

Farmers’ eyes always to the skies

by Barbara Cossins. After that long dry spell in summer, even into November, when the River Tarrant was still not…

Comfort eating

Quick and easy, a mug cake will satisfy sweet cravings and can be whipped up in a matter of…

Knives out!

Budding chefs demonstrated their skills in the kitchen at Shaftesbury School, hoping to progress in the Rotary Young Chef…