Booths open new store in Burscough
PUBLISHED: 00:00 21 August 2015
Lancashire’s award-winning food and drink retailer, Booths, opened a 30,000 sq ft store in Burscough creating more than 60 new jobs.
Booths Burscough store opening
Booths logo in vegetables
Booths logo in vegetables with young members of the Booths family (L-R); Grace, Harry, Tillie and Beatrice
Richard Ford, the store manager, and Liz Roberts, the trading manager, with Chris Molyneux of Molyneux Kale Co
Ten years old Katie Cheetham from Burscough Lordsgate School and her winning design which feaures on Booth's shopping bags
Singer, Hayley Smith and the Silver Moon Quartet
Chairman, Edwin Booth, and Marketing Director, Julie Mills, at the checkout with Ten years old Katie Cheetham from Burscough Lordsgate School and her winning design which feaures on Booth's shopping bags
Customers gather around as Gary Bebbington cooks some Smithy Mushrooms (Scarisbrick)
Tara and Jason Coxhead (right) of JE & V Coxhead and Sons of New Longton promoting their prized beetroot
Philip Ascroft of H & P Ascroft of Tarleton talking cauliflowers with Ann and Paul Holmes
Rachael and daughter, Aimee Orritt with Caroline Evans enquiring about cherry tomatoes courtesy of Brian and Olivia Ascroft from J. Ascroft & Sons, Tarleton
Mrs Lesley Hughes conducting the Lordsgate School Choir
Burscough Booths is now open
Following a speech from company chairman Edwin Booth, director Simon Booth cracked open a 20kg Lancashire Cheese from Dewlay Dairies of Garstang to share with Burscough locals and employees.
World Champion dancers at Kelly Shirley Dance School and the Lordsgate School Choir provided entertainment.
Edwin Booth said: ‘Lancashire is our heartland and some of the country’s finest produce is grown in the region. Booths is a food retailer like no other — proudly Northern, family-run and independent.
We take pride in our close links to our farmers and producers as well as the communities in which we trade.’w