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  1. Our All New Oakhouse Foods Website - On the 21st of August

    As a business, we have been developing rapidly over the last 18 months; this is a part of the journey that we wouldn't have been able to do without your help! Over the last 12 months we have been asking you, our lovely customers, to give us feedback and suggestions on our current website. Some of our customers even took part in optimization focus groups. We have taken all of your suggestions on board and done our very best to improve/eliminate those issues; the new website is the product of your input!   So this blog is going to give you a basic walkthrough of our website; what has changed, little tips and tricks, how to get the most out of the site and to reassure you that it's the same old us, but with a more personalised and improved website. Without further ado...
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  2. May Spring Bank Holiday - The Infamous Cheese Race

    The legendary Cheese Rolling Championship is a classic British tradition that a lot of people know about but never really give it much thought. However, as we have brought it to light in our email we thought we would give you an insight into the competitive world of cheese chasing!  The Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wa
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  3. The Maypole - what does it mean and what does it signify?

    Maypole dancing is a tradition on May Day. It is believed to have started in Roman Britain around 2,000 years ago, when soldiers celebrated the arrival of spring by dancing around decorated trees thanking their goddess Flora. These days dancers weave ribbons around a pole rather than a tree...
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  4. St Georges Day - Everything You Need To Know

    St Georges Day is a celebration of the Patron Saint of England - a title that was given to him in 1348 and was typically celebrated by having feasts and jovial affairs with family and friends. Find out what makes St George, St George!
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  5. What Chinese Zodiac Animal Are YOU?

    Some of you may or may not know that in the Chinese calendar if you are born in a certain year you are believed to have the characteristics of the animal in that year - similar to the star sign horoscopes. Find out your animal...
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  6. The New and Improved Shopping Categories

    The way people are shopping is changing, and with that in mind we must strive to keep up with your expectations. Thanks to our wonderful customer feedback we have made some changes to our website! Don't worry though, we have been working hard to keep it as user friendly and efficient as possible. No longer will you struggle to find meals that you fancy thanks to our new and improved shopping categories.
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  7. Keep warm, keep well.

    With Christmas becoming a distant memory, the fridge is less and less full of leftovers you may feel that the worst of winter is over and spring is on it's way. Whilst that indeed may be the case, January to March can be some of the coldest months Britain endures, looking back at our track history of The Beast from the East, things aren't looking too promising. Keeping warm and well fed in winter is incredibly important; the cold makes us tired and lethargic, less energised to get up and move about, let alone work away in the kitchen. This leads to malnourishment and other cold related ailments; a saddening number of people died due to avoidable causes
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  8. Know more about Diabetes

    The total number of people with diabetes reaches 4.6 million. While Type 1 diabetes isn’t currently preventable, three in five cases of Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed by making healthier choices, by helping people understand their own risk of developing the condition, how to reduce it – and by securing early diagnosis for those known to be at high risk.
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  9. 2018 Oakhouse Christmas Card Competition

    We'd like to invite you or your family members to design the 2018 Oakhouse Christmas Card. The winning design will be printed and delivered to all our customers to spread Christmas joy and happiness across the nation. The winner's name will be printed on the Christmas card, they will also receive a pack of their printed cards as well as a hamper of Oakhouse goodies.
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  10. National Curry Week

    Curry, curry, curry - it's one of those pick me up dinners when you fancy something satisfying and full of flavour. Although curries may not have originated from the UK, they have certainly become a huge part of our culture. Perhaps we wouldn't have had the 'flavour experience' of different cultural food including curry we do now if it wasn't for the Great British Empire spanning from the Caribbean to the Indian Ocean. Maybe we wouldn't of had the vast range of consumable diversity that we take for granted today!
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