James Hussey

RockFace

RockFace are a local rock cover band with 5 members who predominantly play in pubs but have also played charity gigs for the local church and other events. The band is fronted by two female vocalists, Cloud and Jo, and then Jim (guitarist) Robs (bassist) and Rog (drummer) complete the line-up. With there being 5
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Halloween in Pubs Friday

Personally I’ve always quite enjoyed Halloween with the dressing up, general tomfoolery and find it a shame when it passes without any make-up being applied. Halloween, to me anyway, is the first celebration that signals Autumn is truly here, the nights are drawing in and Christmas is just around the corner. Even though you would
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California Taco Steak

California Taco is a family owned Catering and Events Company and was the dream of California native Laura Hunter. Having moved to Newbury Laura still craved some tastes from home. California Taco features locally sourced meat that has been marinated in her homemade marinade and spice rub. At market events Laura sells her selection of
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Sion Whiley

Sion Whiley is a local singer/songwriter that I’ve had the pleasure of knowing for many years now. Sion recently played at The Newbury on Bank Holiday Sunday and as always received a very warm welcome from the crowd. What got you into performing? “I first got into performing music at the shamefully late age of
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Sal's Smokehouse

In what has been a very busy month for Steve (Sals Smokehouse) with events at the West Berkshire Brewery and Newbury Youth Fest, he kindly put pen to paper to answer some questions about his inspiration, how to create those flavours and a simple but awesome recipe. What inspired you to create delicious mouth-watering American
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Isidro’s Street Food

Joint owners of Isidro’s Street Food are Venus Rance and Chris Cardwell who have a weekly stall at Newbury Charter Market on Saturday. Venus has taken the time to give us an insight into street food, her other cuisine love and an essential store cupboard item.  1. What is street food? We hear that term
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