James Hussey

French 75 Cocktail

Guest post by Jodi Strong. Wow, what a little gem is all I can say.  Saturday just gone, my partner and I were in town and we thought it would be nice to have a lunch together. It’s quite easy to settle for the standard chain restaurants and forget about great little independents like Studio
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The Real Macaron Company

We were recently invited to attend the official opening of The Real Macaron Company’s new premises at 41a Newtown Road Newbury. The old off-licence on St. John’s roundabout. My previous knowledge of a Macaron was a kind of coconut flavoured biscuit, which I believe is actually a Macaroon, so was pleasantly surprised during my visit to
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Picture of Speen Moor

Up until Saturday, when I spotted a post on the Visit Newbury Facebook page, I had not heard of Geocaching. And after watching the video thought it was more of an American fad than something that was established in the UK. Determined to find out more I set about checking the website www.geocaching.com for details
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Restaurant Staff

If you are yet to try ‘O Brasileiro’ Brazilian Steakhouse then in preparation I suggest not eating for at least a week beforehand. As a rookie to this style of steakhouse I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Friends that had been previously all gave positive reviews so knew it was going to be good.
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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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