My Worsthorne with Alison Leigh

My-Worsthorne-LT-22Jul2013“PUB landlady Alison Leigh, 45, bought the Crooked Billet pub in Worsthorne 16 months ago. Before this, she worked at the pub for around 20 years and has lived in the village for 30 years.”

Discussion with Alison, click the image to see a larger version.

“I like the fact that it is a village and the pub is the hub of the community”


As published in the Lancashire Telegraph 22nd July 2013

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Real Ale Pub of the Year 2013 in Burnley

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“CHEERS One of the best places for a celebration is a pub and at the Crooked Billet at Worsthorne regulars toasted landlady Alison Leigh and husband Paul Miller, centre, as the watering hole has been named as real ale organisation CAMRA’s Burnley pub of the year.

Presenting the award is John Webster, chairman of East Lancashire CAMRA.”

As published in the Lancashire Telegraph , Tuesday 23rd July 2013


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Go on, give us a tune

Crooked Billet Folk NightSESSION Frank Wood, Dave Middlehurst, Dave Grimshaw, Alex Lowden and Mark Tudor hold a folk music session at the Crooked Billet in Worsthorne. The open mic night is held on the second Thursday of each month from 8pm.

Published in the Lancashire Telegraph, Saturday 11th May 2013

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