Glasses raised to winning pub

THE Albion at Arnside has scooped a top customer service accolade at the Thwaites Awards for Excellence 2011.

The pub won the award for Best Customer Service at a Cheshire awards ceremony.

It was praised by the judges for its immediate warm welcome and brilliant staff.

The pub is run by husband and wife team John and Sue Hughes with a team of 15 staff.

Mr Hughes: “We’re absolutely thrilled to win especially against such strong competition.

“This award is recognition of the dedication and efforts of all the team.”