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Home & Gift reveals speaker line-up

Clarion Events, the organiser of the upcoming Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival, has revealed its ‘most inspiring speaker line-up to date’. The show, which will take place from July 14 to July 17 across the Harrogate Convention Centre and the grounds of the Majestic Hotel in the North Yorkshire spa …

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Gift of the Year 2020 to launch at Home & Gift

The Gift of the Year 2020 competition will officially be launched at the Home & Gift Buyers’ Festival in Harrogate. The Giftware Association will be using the trade show, held at the North Yorkshire spa town from July 14 to July 17, as a platform to launch its contest, which …

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Tesco bakeries help tackle food waste

Bakeries at Tesco are reviving a traditional way of tackling food waste – by turning surplus baguettes and batons into new bread products. The supermarket chain is trialling bread pudding and olive oil crostini made from surplus baguettes and batons at 24 Tesco stores across the UK. If the move …

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Coming soon to BBC Two: ‘The Chef’s Brigade’

A brand new six-part competitive cookery series airs on BBC Two this Summer. The broadcaster said: ‘‘The Chef’s Brigade’ will take a crew of ambitious chefs – under the leadership of Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton – and transform their careers, turning them into a Chef’s Brigade to take on the …

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BBC Two’s ‘I’ll Get This’ returns for a second helping

BBC Two’s game of dinner party jeopardy is set to return for a second series with a new group of celebrity diners. As before, ‘I’ll Get This’ features five famous faces who meet at a restaurant and reluctantly surrender their credit cards. They play a series of funny and revealing …

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A sneak peek of Asda’s 2019 Christmas range

Asda has unveiled an exclusive look at some of its anticipated Christmas products for this year. The supermarket chain said: ‘This festive season will be all about opulence, inclusivity and adding a touch of novelty to the yuletide celebration. Despite the humid weather and summer sun, retailers are underway producing …

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Crime figures reveal rise in ‘barbecue bandits’ and ‘porch pirates’

‘Barbecue bandits’ are on the rise as thieves take advantage of a growing trend for garden gadgets, according to John Lewis. The Crime Survey for England and Wales, published by the ONS (Office for National Statistics), reveals the number of thefts from outside people’s homes jumped from 483,000 in 2017 …

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Waitrose Cookery Schools introduce kids’ classes for Summer

Waitrose & Partners Cookery Schools are running a series of children’s cookery classes during August to help entertain kids over the summer holidays while teaching them new skills and inspiring a love of food. Classes tailored to children aged from five to eight and nine to 12 will take place …

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Tefal refreshes its ActiFry app

Tefal has refreshed the app for its low-fat fryer brand ActiFry Air Fryer to offer more benefits. Designed to promote the versatility of the Tefal ActiFry Genius (which features nine automatic menu settings for a variety of fried foods, and uses little to no oil) the new ActiProgramme promises ‘a …

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