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Halloween: Pumpkins, dark nights and super-stews – Autumn is here!

Halloween: Pumpkins, dark nights and super-stews – Autumn is here!

  Pumpkins, dark nights and super-stews can mean only one thing: Autumn is here - and Halloween! A study of Australian and Danish populations found that people born in Autumn live longer than people born in spring, while another found that individuals born from September to November have a higher chance of reaching the age of 100 compared to those born in spring! Grainger Delivery’s Bryan Muers & Son, Hector Hall, and Hutton & Oliver are where it’s at for all the ingredients you need to make this magical season pop whichever time of year you were born.    Pumpkins Why do...

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Shop fresh, eat fresh!

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Shop fresh, eat fresh!

Shop fresh, eat fresh! In the early days of Breakfast TV before Piers Morgan was allowed anywhere near a studio, there was TV-AM. It was the early 80s and 1950s film star Diana Dors, dubbed the British Marilyn Monroe, was on it plugging her weight loss and healthy eating tips including a weekly weigh-in on those big red scales you used to see in supermarkets and at the seaside.   Legend has it she’d give the presenters a little kick off-camera as a signal for them to keep schtum if the scales went up not down because like all the...

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The BIG Cheese

The BIG Cheese

The Big Cheese A giant cheddar cheese wheel weighing over 1,000 pounds was one of Queen Victoria’s wedding gifts. Legend has it that following the nuptials courtiers would whisper ‘here comes Cheddar Gorge’ as she approached because the wheel was gorged on nightly. Like many born under the sign of Gemini, the poor queen was cursed with terrible insomnia.  And we’re still a world of cheese lovers. There are 2,000 varieties of the stuff but you don’t need to globetrot to find them because Grainger Delivery boasts a cracking selection for lovers of hard, soft, mature, and mild.  Matthew’s Cheese...

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Eco-shopping at Grainger Delivery - kinder on your pocket and the environment

Eco-shopping at Grainger Delivery - kinder on your pocket and the environment

Eco-shopping at Grainger Delivery - kinder on your pocket and the environment. Eco-friendly shopping is here to stay folks and you’ll be greener than Kermit after a spinach and kale smoothie once you embrace what we’re doing at Grainger Delivery because the future is sustainable. On stilts.  Take Nil Living - Newcastle’s first zero-waste shop. A quick look at what they’re doing tells you that sustainability doesn’t have to suck with a load of meh products.  It’s got more sexy stuff than you can shake a stick at.  From bamboo toothbrushes, almond milk, soap, reusable coffee cups, beautiful soy candles, masks,...

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Geordie's love Fish!

Geordie's love Fish!

Geordie's love Fish! Nods to Newcastle’s seafaring past include a ring of seahorses on the Civic Centre tower and a bronze statue of River God Tyne on the side of the building. So it follows that the good people of the city love themselves some fresh fish and Grainger Market’s very own fishmongers Chirtons and Lindsay Bros are two shining stars in the North East.  How Newcastle’s love affair with the sea began Newcastle’s love affair with the sea began in 1296 when a wooden long galley was constructed at the mouth of Lort Burn, as part of a twenty-ship order...

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