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Ashbourne in February…love is in the air


February is the month of romance.  Think of February and you think of Valentines Day – the opportunity to make someone aware of your feelings for them or the chance to remind the ones you love of just how much … Continue reading

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A life through curry… from Birmingham to The Bengal


I had my first curry in 1983. My home town in North Yorkshire only offered fish and chips or takeaway chinese so I was in my late teens when I finally succumbed. For those of you who can’t quite picture … Continue reading

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10 things I like about Ashbourne: #5 Food and Drink: The Ashbourne Terroir


Ah…the Ashbourne terroir! Where to begin. For a town the size of Ashbourne to have the range of pubs, restaurants and great produce is terrific. We have excellent delicatessens in Cheddar Gorge, and Bramalls (sadly, we lost H Smith this … Continue reading

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Local places to eat


We’re blessed with quite a few good places to eat locally and a recent couple of evenings out made me think it’s worth listing a few as a thankyou. My favourite local places for an evening meal out (In no … Continue reading

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