Gearing up for Christmas at Towcester Mill Brewery

November 21, 2017

A fab festive menu is waiting for you at Towcester Mill Brewery. Delicious beers, speciality gins, a warming single malt, gifts to suit all your loved ones as well as great entertainment! This year’s festive

Tasty Festive Menu at the Old Talbot

November 20, 2017

The Old Talbot, Potterspury is the perfect setting for a festive Christmas party with friends, family or work colleagues. Mark, Craig and their families have continued to commit to welcoming both local and those from further

Wolverton in Bloom

September 30, 2017

Wolverton is truly in bloom thanks to the town’s business owners, residents, volunteers and local community action groups.   The streets and community areas are already brighter and more attractive as a result of the efforts which

Stony Stratford in Bloom – celebrating MK50

September 30, 2017

Stony Stratford in Bloom volunteers and children at the Stony Stratford Big Lunch and Fuller Slade MK50 party created beautiful hanging baskets which then decorated local streets. Russell Street School children decorated 60 hard hats donated


September 29, 2017

In spring, wasps can be a gardener’s friend, eating harmful pests; just now however, they can be a real nuisance, especially around children. Quite sophisticated creatures, if wasps sense a threat – when we flap at

For Autumn colour…

September 26, 2017

Extend summer flowering. Prune out the main stems of delphiniums when they are past their best and deadhead roses and other shrubs through the summer for a second show. Place pots of bright foliage, an acer

Summer’s end

September 24, 2017

As crops are lifted, ground is exposed. To prevent loss of nutrients and to improve your soil, sow a quick-growing green manure such as phacilia.  Dig the lawn in early spring. Leave a patch to attract

Product recalls – what’s behind them?

September 22, 2017

The press highlights product recalls when there are safety issues or product defects. Returns are called when problems are found that might endanger the consumer or put the maker/seller at risk of legal action. They

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