The doors to fruit and vegetable purveyor’s Basil & Tom’s on Churchfield Road closed 3 months ago in-line with COVID-19 government guidelines and a date is now set for the re-opening. During lockdown, Basil & Tom’s has been running a delivery-only service for their fresh fruit, vegetables and essentials box. As well as a return […]

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Next on our culinary journey meeting Acton’s foodies is Judi Rose, cookbook author, food writer and cookery teacher on a mission to show that Jewish food is not only delicious, but can be healthy too. Together with her cousin Dr Jackie Rose, a GP nutritionist, Judi has created a healthy eating cookbook To Life! Healthy […]

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Over four months ago the world as we know it came to a stand still. Businesses of all sizes have faced challenges, and many have closed. But, there is light at the end of the tunnel as with challenging times and losses, there is an opportunity for businesses to adapt to the new normal and […]

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Scrolling through our local social media feeds these past few months, we have come to the realisation that Acton has its fair share of high calibre chefs and foodies. We’ve been salivating over the delicious dishes being prepared in kitchens throughout Acton and so thought we’d do a foodie series to showcase some of the […]

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A perfect way to host virtual get togethers with friends, family and colleagues. It’s been eight weeks since we visited a restaurant or dined somewhere other than our own home. The hardest part of being in lockdown is not being able to eat together with friends and family. If there is a silver lining in […]

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Supermarket aisles, let’s face it, simply aren’t wide enough for safe social distancing. And judging by the queues everywhere today. A quick trip to a Sainsbury’s local is a thing of the past. So thank goodness for local businesses who are keeping many of us going with their deliveries of meat, fruit, veg and more. […]

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As I try to avoid supermarkets as much as possible, the alarming empty supermarket shelfies* just made me want to continue buying as much as possible from local shops This morning, just like every morning since about a week ago, it seems that London is a strange, empty place as we are all grappling with […]

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Demand is through the roof and Ocado has shut its website, now we must turn to our local businesses who also need our support to get through the next few weeks and months. The government has granted permission for pubs and restaurants to operate as takeaways as part of coronavirus response. Planning rules will be […]

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