Natural spring water firm loses its fizz

A FAMILY-owned Lancashire mineral water business has been closed down amid tough trading and continuing losses.

The Trough of Bowland Spring Water Company, based at Far Lodge Farm, Quernmore near Lancaster, produced still and sparkling bottled water from a natural spring from an underground lake.

The company has appointed Mark Ranson and Daryl Warwick of accountancy firm Armstrong Watson as joint administrators.

Mr Ranson said: "The business ceased to trade prior to the appointment of joint administ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...