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Introducing the new Head Chef

We are very pleased to welcome Ursula to our catering team as the new head chef.  She has joined us from Liverpool FC and prior to that, worked for Lord Derby at Knowsley Hall for eight years.   Ursula is a very talented chef and has joined us in time to help us expand our [...]

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An evening with the author – Su Ainsworth – SOLD OUT

SORRY, BUT THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! On the evening of 21 March we will be holding another dinner followed by a talk in the Garden Café, this time by local author, Su Ainsworth. Su Ainsworth has been travelling the country for the last 10 years presenting seminars to thousands of women about confidence [...]

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An evening with the author – Roger A Price

On the evening of 21 February we will be holding another dinner followed by a talk in the Garden Café by local author of crime fiction, Roger A Price.  The event commences with dinner at 7pm and is open to ticket holders only.  Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Garden Café for £12 [...]

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2017 Seed Potatoes Now In Stock

Our new selection of seed potatoes for 2017 is now in store, including the extremely popular Ulster Prince variety.  It is important to buy properly certified, virus-free seed potatoes.  Our supplier is one of the top growers of seed potatoes in the UK. Are you confused about the difference between a “first early” and a [...]

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January Sale 2017

Our January Sale starts at 9am on Saturday 7th January 2017 and will run until 4.30pm on Sunday 22nd January.  We have some great deals in interior furniture, cookware, clothing, Christmas decorations and in the Cafe.

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Christmas closure

The business will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays from 3pm on 24th December 2016.  We will re-open at 9am on Thursday 4th January 2017.  We wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

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The funeral of Margaret Vickers

It is with enormous sadness that we announce the death of another of our directors, Margaret Vickers.  Margaret died peacefully on Tuesday 13th December 2016 and joins her late husband and co-director, Eric.  Margaret taught for many years in Penwortham, Hesketh Bank and Mere Brow, and was also a local Guide Leader.  She will be [...]

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Please join us for a proper Christmas lunch

We have started serving our set Christmas lunches and will continue to run them until 23rd December. We accept reservations and those reserving a table in advance will not only be seated in the relative privacy and increased comfort of the Restaurant, but be offered free Christmas crackers, too. The special Christmas menu is as [...]

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Flash Sale on Interior Furniture

At the end of the month we have a 40′ container of kitchen furniture arriving.  The trouble is that we are short of space in our warehouse to store it.  Accordingly, FOR THE REST OF NOVEMBER ONLY we are offering an EXTRA 20% discount off our already discounted prices on the solid-oak and painted interior [...]

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