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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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Calling all members and former members of HM Forces

Join us in the Garden Café on Armistice Day or Remembrance Sunday this weekend and enjoy a 10% discount on your purchases of food and beverages.  In addition, we will be donating 10% of our takings on these days to Shaun’s fundraising challenge in support of Help For Heroes.  For further details visit: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Shaun-Lewis5

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Meet our new catering manager

After an exhaustive scrutiny of over 40 applications and at least a dozen interviews, we can finally announce that we have a new catering manager.  Darren Gilmore joined us on 5 October after more than a decade managing public houses and hotels and prior to this, at least as long running the catering and retail […]

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New stock now in

Following our end of summer sale, we have almost completely restocked the garden centre shop, but fresh stock is still pouring in.  The new autumn clothing collections from Joules, Seasalt, Toggi and Aigle have arrived and we expect Weird Fish anytime and The White Stuff in November.  By the end of September we should have […]

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