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SADIE BRIGHTENS UP CARE HOME THANKS TO TALENTS AS FLORIST

Everything is coming up roses at a Dalbeattie care home – thanks to an 85-year-old resident who has revived her talents as a florist. Sadie McCallie taught herself how to arrange flowers many years ago, when she and her late husband, Les, ran the Craigend Stores in...

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CARE HOME STAFF TAKE THE HIGH ROAD – TO SCALE BEN NEVIS

Six members of staff and a resident at an Alness care centre are aiming to reach the peak of fitness – to take on the tough challenge of scaling Ben Nevis. Catalina House – which has 27 rooms to care for adults with mental health issues – is among 11 Scottish homes...

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KYLE THE SCOTTISH CHEF COOKS UP PRIZE-WINNING FEAST

Och aye! A County Durham care home has triumphed in a national competition to find the best Burns supper menu – thanks to its chef, who is a native Scot. Kyle Long, who heads up the kitchen at Chilton Care Centre, in Chilton, has just heard he has won second place in...

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72-YEAR-OLD CHEF COOKS UP WINNING RECIPES

Veteran chef Les Duffield has rustled up a prize for the Coldstream care home where he works, thanks to traditional Scottish recipes he has perfected over 50 years in catering. The 72-year-old Coldstream grandfather has just learned that his home, Lennel House Care...

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Kirksanton Update

This week Malcolm and Geoff went down to the Millom Network Centre where there was paintings and pastries being held. This is an annual event in town showing off the local talents we have in our community. Geoff really enjoyed looking at the paintings and drawings of...

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Food Development Day Lincoln

Pat Cooper held a food development day in Roxholm Hall on the 24th August. Welbourn, The Grove Thurnscoe and The Grove Skellingthorpe attended. The Homes were split into two groups given fresh, canned and tetra packed products including bread mix and asked to product...

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Kippen Garden

The unpaid work team from Perth and Kinross have done a fantastic job. Potato boxes and soil were donated from farmers and we had a visit from the community safety convenor, Douglas Power and community safety vice officer Elspeth MacLauchlan, who enjoyed their visit....

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August at Bonchester

We would like to say a huge thank-you to all who donated to help us raise funds at the Car Boot Sale. Lisa and Kate attended and we raised £132.00 for our residents comfort fund, we had a great day. The Fit Borders Programme is going very well. Our residents are...

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Olympic Games at Kirksanton

Residents enjoyed our own mini Olympics here at Kirksanton. There were lots of medals up for grabs with the residents competing in their own special way. As the sun was shining there was lots of fun out in the garden with the residents enjoying ice creams and drinks...

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