Jane Hall

Jane Hall

Jane Hall is a multi-award-winning journalist and the founder of Smart Cookie Media, a communications, marketing and event management firm

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Restauranteur Terry Laybourne

Terry Laybourne to visit Morpeth Sanderson Arcade on Easter Saturday

Top North East chef Terry Laybourne will perform a series of cooking demos to mark the opening on new homeware store Pol Kefton

Josh Thompson of The Speciality Coffee Company

Fenwick stocking new coffee brand Point Blank Cold Brew

Popular in the health and fitness market it can be enjoyed at home over ice, on its own, with milk, cream, tonic, or with a spirit

James Barker, Daryl Chadwick and Nathan Baker

Top chef Daryl Chadwick furnishes Barker and Stonehouse shoppers with food

A new Chadwick & Co Coffee House and Kitchen is opening at a North East branch of Barker and Stonehouse

Pictured from left Laura Jayne Burlison, Pia Castleton Annie Ball and Helen Cradock

The Feathers Inn is tickled by the rise of the brewsters

The achievements of women in the food and drink sector will be celebrated at a popular festival in Northumberland

Lumley Castle

Lumley Castle plans St George's Day celebrations

People are being invited to book up at the 600-year-old castle-turned-luxury hotel in County Durham for an evening of food feasting and fun

Ready Meals at Roots Farm Shop

Roots Farm Shop in Yarm teams up with Figs catering for ethical ready meals

All meals in the range, including lasagne, cottage pies and vegetable pies are made using local ingredients

Rockliffe Hall The Orangery pistachio desert

Rockcliffe Hall's head chef reveals new menu for the County Durham hotel's Orangerie restaurant

Multi award winning Richard Allen has unveiled a menu which includes crisp pork belly, poached langoustine and chorizo and mackerel fillet

Butcher Chris Green in his Longframlington shop

Weighing up what to put on your plate for Easter

Easter is traditionally the time for dining on spring lamb, but it’s at odds with the seasons. So what should you be eating? Jane Hall finds out

Vicky Turnbull, of Wheat Berry, with some of her products

Wheatberry's healthy street food offer could literally be on your doorstep

A new door to door delivery service is the latest string to Wheatberry's health conscious bow. Jane Hall talks to owner Vicky Turnbull

Northumberland Coast Fritter Misto Created by Mark Pool at the White Swan Inn

Recipe: Northumberland Coast Fritter Misto

Our series of North East grown recipes continues with Mark Poole's seafood creation, served at The White Swan Inn, Warenford


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