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New range of interior furniture just arrived

Very recently we  took delivery of two containers of new interior furniture.  We can now offer not only a much broader selection of our traditional golden oak furniture, but also a brand new range of cream solid wood pieces. The new collection is called the Canterbury Collection and is made of acacia with a high […]

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It’s a boy!

Congratulations to our manager, Georgina Burrows and her partner Geoff.  Our regular customers may have noted Georgina’s absence since early April.  She has been on maternity leave and late in the evening of Tuesday 27th May gave birth to John Anthony Owens.  For those who like such detail, John was two weeks overdue and when […]

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The new coffee shop opens

We are pleased to announce that the catering extension has now opened as a new coffee shop.  The new facility offers more space and  a brighter ambience.  Our regular customers will no doubt be pleased to hear that finally we can accept the Loyalty Card in this new facility. There is still much more to […]

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Work starts on the new Catering Extension

Finally we can announce that work has started on extending our catering facilities. After several frustrating delays the equipment is ordered, the tradesmen booked and there will be a hive of activity over the remaining weeks of February.  The new operation, housed in the former Cook Shop, will offer a hot servery and a self-service […]

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New Year Sale

Our New Year Sale starts on Saturday 11 January and will continue until 31 January 2014.  The Sale covers the Cook Shop, furniture, country clothing and Christmas areas and offers a minimum discount of 15% and in some cases up to 50% off selected items.  Hurry down to pick up a bargain.  Happy New Year.

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Christmas Closure

We are shut from 3pm Christmas Eve until 9am Thursday 2 January 2014 for stocktaking (and to be honest some rest and recreation).  We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Thank you to all our regular customers for their loyal custom in 2013.

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The Dunscar Spirit of Cricket Trophy

The owners of Dunscar are committed to raising aspiration in the young. To this end they not only employ several young people but carry out a range of activities to support local schools. They also sponsor local youth sport at both Tarleton Rugby Club and Tarleton Cricket Club. This year they went one stage further […]

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Is this my next beekeeping suit?

I did not get much sleep last night.  I was too sore and swollen from a visit to one of my hives yesterday.  I had noticed that my earlier colony was getting more aggressive such that I gave up inspecting the brood chamber on my inspection 3 weeks ago as the bees seemed to agitated. […]

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Could my bees be smoking dope?

I have been a bit worried about my bees.  Who spread the myth that beekeeping was a relaxing hobby?  I lie in bed worried about mine.  The Summer is drawing to a close and my bees are in a race against time to forage for and lay down sufficient stores to see them through the […]

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