New hotel owners are heaven sent

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THE Midland Hotel has been bought by a Christian charity run by a businessman once dubbed “the most generous giver in the UK”.

Dr John Lancaster MBE heads the cash-rich Lancaster Foundation which has purchased the iconic hotel from Urban Splash for an undisclosed sum.

The Clitheroe-based charity has reassured lovers of the hotel that it will be business as usual at the Midland.

See The Visitor (30-03-11) for full story.