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February 26th 2014
Shrove Tuesday - A brief history
Shrove Tuesday is 47 days before Easter Sunday and usually falls between early February and early March.  This year it’s the 4t...
December 4th 2013
The Final Movember Moment...
The Goodfellow's team raised £179 for Movember this year, we all think that they look great and have done a good job raising mo...
December 4th 2013
Winner's of our Fireworks Competition...
With our Fireworks competition now over, we wanted to share with you some of the pictures with the winners of the Family ticket...
November 14th 2013
Gathering from the wild – why save Chestnuts for Christmas?
Chestnuts were introduced by the Romans and have since played an important role in our festive celebrations; roasting on an ope...
November 14th 2013
How to use your freezer to save food waste…
Food waste is one of our biggest concerns in Britain, according to the food waste prevention programme (WRAP) we are throwing a...
October 31st 2013
Autumn One Pot
With the nights drawing in, now is the perfect time to enjoy an easy one pot supper.  After a day out in the countryside or spe...
October 31st 2013
Harvesting and storage – how to preserve your produce this winter…
After a glorious summer and with more and more of us turning to growing our own, it’s at this time of year that we need to harv...
October 31st 2013
Energy saving – big is not always beautiful…
With some of the main energy companies stating that we will need to pay an extra £100 per year for our energy over the next yea...
October 31st 2013
Your Autumn Garden - what to do in the garden...
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the definition of autumn is when “the countryside is ablaze with colour”.A quick lo...
October 23rd 2013
Online Fireworks Terms and Conditions
2013 Firework Competition Rules 1. Closing date for receipt of all electronic entries is the 9th of November 2013.  Entries sub...
October 23rd 2013
Branch Fireworks Terms and Conditions
2013 Fireworks Competition Rules A list of participating Goodfellows branches is available Goodfellows, Ryebrook Studio’s, Stud...
October 23rd 2013
Online Fireworks Terms and Conditions
2013 Online Fireworks Competition Rules 1. Closing date for receipt of all electronic entries is the 9th of November 2013.  Ent...