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Welbourn Manor’s Summer Fete

On Saturday 6th August Welbourn Manor held their summer fete and with glorious sunshine we held all our stalls outside. Staff, residents, families and friends joined us to make the afternoon special, a raffle was held with some amazing prizes from...

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Bonchester News July 2016

We have had a busy old time at Bonchester, we had our National Care Home Open Day in the later part of June where our theme was “through the eras.” All the staff enjoyed dressing up in lots of colourful clothes from the 20’s through to the present day and we were...

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Kippen: A Day at the Races

A Day at the Races:- Kippen House in Dunning had a day at Perth race course on Wednesday the 27th July. The sun was shining for us in more ways than one as everyone got a winner, some even got two. Some of our residents had never been to the races before and they...

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105th Birthday Celebrations at The Grove Thurnscoe

Nora Newby was born on the 03rd August 1911 and she will be celebrating her 105th Birthday with her family and friends at the Grove Thurnscoe. The letter from the Queen has been arranged and the press will be attending this wonderful birthday. When I met Nora for the...

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Alma McFadyen Newsletter

June was a very exciting and successful month for us. We thoroughly enjoyed our Garden Party to celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday. We had a fantastic day, with a visit from the local Fire Brigade, Bottle Stall, BBQ, Cake & Candy Stall, Face Painting, Raffle Stall...

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Lennel Newsletter

A day out at Harestanes Country Park….. We have had several trips out last month, everywhere from the seaside, garden centres, Kelso, Dunbar and Hawick. But one of the trips we enjoyed the most was our trip to Harestanes Countryside Visitors Centre near Jedburgh. We...

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Roxholm Hall Newsletter

I would like to start by saying a big thank you, to all those that came to support our Queen’s Birthday Party Celebrations. Although the weather turned out to be raining and stopped our event being in the street party style outside. Everyone enjoyed the day inside...

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Kippen Celebrate the Queen’s Birthday

Kippen celebrated the Queen’s birthday by having a street party. As the location is so rural, activity worker Carol Work, set about making a street with the residents. Shop fronts were made to represent the royal family, from the Queen’s corgi pet shop to William’s...

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Lennel Newsletter

Twiddle Mitts – We were delighted to receive a box full of hand crafted twiddle mitts from Katie Gilchrist who along with a team of volunteers and residents in Duns hold craft afternoons making these great items from spare wool, buttons ribbons, marbles, baubles, in...

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