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  1. Tejinder Kaur

Midlands Memories: 1980s sweets and savouries !

Cooks from all over the country are competing in the annual Curry Chef Awards in Northampton.

The Midlands is already home to areas famed for "curry cuisine" like Belgrave Road in Leicester and the Balti Triangle in Birmingham - and for our latest Midlands Memories update, we've found a 1982 archive video about one shop offering customers an alternative Asian food to the curry - very different to the food choices back then - click the video below to see how much this area has since grown !


  1. Anglia

Hot competition to find Britain's best curry

A chef perfects his creation. Credit: ITV Anglia.

The annual Curry Chef awards will take place in Northampton today.

Cooks from all over the country will be competing to get their dish named as the best in Britain. The winner will be given their award at a ceremony in London next month,

The challenge sees 30 chefs from 10 different regions showcase their skills by creating a dish from a 'mystery basket' of ingredients in just 45 minutes.

Police support decision not to sell flour & eggs to teens

Police in Nottinghamshire have told shopkeepers that they are backing any decision not to sell flour or eggs to people under 16 during Halloween.

This poster has been given to businesses Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

The force has given out posters for businesses to put on show to advise their customers.

It has been done in the run up to Halloween, a time when some can take the trick or treat fun too far.

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