Brackley cafe becomes pit-stop to the stars

Frank Bruno with cafe owner Lorna Lehec
Frank Bruno with cafe owner Lorna Lehec

Having opened just four weeks ago, a roadside Brackley cafe close to the Mercedes complex, welcomed its first celebrity customer yesterday.

Former world heavyweight boxing champion, Frank Bruno, rocked up to Bacon me Crazy around 11am, much to the surprise of owner Lorna Lehec.

Swalcliffe School staff with former heavyweight champion of the world, Frank Bruno

Swalcliffe School staff with former heavyweight champion of the world, Frank Bruno

Lorna said: "He came he for breakfast, he's so lovely. He said 'I've been recommended to the best breakfast in town'', and I said 'have you really' and laughed and then he did his laugh.

Lorna added: "I said 'don't pay because your famous' but he said 'I'm not famous, I'm just another person', he was adamant to pay. He gave me £10 and said 'keep the change' what a sweet man."

Naturally the former fighting great ordered a big breakfast.

Frank himself later tweeted a picture of himself visiting Swacliffe School. He visited with the students to talk about life, boxing and mental health much to the surprise of the students who didn't believe he would turn up.

Frank has now recovered fully from a bout of pneumonia he suffered some six weeks ago when he was treated by Banbury's Horton Hospital and is now immersing himself into public life giving talks, supporting charities and being an all round nice guy.