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If you’d told Nadiya Hussain a year ago that she’d one day be dining with Nicole Kidman she’d never have believed it. But rubbing shoulders with Hollywood royalty is just an average weekday now for the reigning Great British Bake Off champion since winning over Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood - and the nation - in the show’s emotional final. “That’s weird, right?” said Nadiya, still incredulous after her encounter with Kidman at the Women of the Year Awards this week.

Families in Wolverhampton are being urged to download a new app and check how much sugar they are consuming – as new figures show children eat their own body weight in sugar every year. The free Sugar Smart app, launched today (Monday 4 February, 2016) by Public Health England, works by scanning barcodes to reveal the total sugar in food and drink in cubes or grams.

Roll out the red carpet and cue the music as the ‘Oscars’ of the fish frying industry prepare to return for their 28th year. The National Fish & Chip Awards have cast their net far and wide having trawled the nation for the last year, and are now set to make or break the hearts of friers from around the country as they announce the UK’s best fish and chip businesses on January 20 at the Lancaster London Hotel.

As of this week, HelloFresh and Jamie Oliver are teaming up to create a new cooking experience to make living a healthy lifestyle easier than ever before. Each week one of Jamie’s recipes will be in HelloFresh’s boxes, giving the British public the best possible set-up for easy, tasty home cooking. Jamie is thrilled that HelloFresh’s service gives more people the chance to prepare his dishes: “For me, HelloFresh makes cooking from scratch even easier. Their delivery of ingredients straight to people’s doors is a hugely convenient way for everyone to try my recipes”, says the chef.

City of Wolverhampton Council’s thriving Meals on Wheels service delivered a record number of Christmas dinners this year. Meals on Wheels provides a vital lifeline to mainly elderly residents by delivering a hot, nutritious meal seven days a week. The number of people using the service has tripled since the council scrapped old rules which meant people had to pass an assessment before they could use the service. Meals on Wheels are now available to anyone who wants them and there are currently 633 people on the books.