11th September 2015

Yorkshire in Bloom Gold for "Stunning" Wetherby Manor

Wetherby Manor care home in Wetherby has scooped a gold award at this year's Yorkshire in Bloom competition. The awards ceremony was held at York Racecourse on 8 September and was attended by over 350 guests.

Wetherby Manor was a joint gold winner in the public and private charitable establishments category. The judges described the gardens as "stunning" and the quality of planting as "first class". They also said the underlying philosophy and thought given to the structure, design, planting and maintenance of the gardens were to be commended.

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17th August 2015

Sun Shines for Summer Fayre at The Manor House

Residents, family, friends and the local community enjoyed the annual Summer Fayre at The Manor House, Barnard Castle on Saturday 15 August.

The famous Barnard Castle Brass Band provided the entertainment throughout the afternoon with a selection of well loved tunes whilst people tucked into freshly baked cream teas and cakes from The Manor House’s own kitchen. Local art and craft stalls selling a wide range of gifts from scented candles to jewellery included Holly Cottage Crafts, Waxarama and Maggies Crafts. Helen Ford, a carer at The Manor House, also displayed items from her Cute as a Button Arts range.

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27th July 2015

Heaton Catering Equipment Congratulates Oliver Smith, NACC Care Cook of the Year

Newcastle-based Heaton Catering Equipment has presented Oliver Smith, head chef at Hadrian Healthcare Group’s Wetherby Manor care development, with a set of Sabatier knives in recognition of his recent National Association of Care Catering (NACC) award win.

Oliver won the prestigious NACC Care Cook of the Year title in June in a dramatic cook-off against finalists from across the country.

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15th July 2015

Promotion for Care Home Manager with Hadrian Healthcare Group

Luxury elderly care provider Hadrian Healthcare Group has promoted Morag Purvis, previously manager at the company’s Ridley Park care home in Blyth, to the post of operations director.

The company currently owns and operates nine care homes in the North East and Yorkshire with another three - in Knaresborough, Leeds and Harrogate - due to open over the next two years.

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15th June 2015

Wetherby Manor’s Head Chef Oliver is the Best Care Cook in the UK – Official!

Oliver Smith, head chef at Wetherby Manor has been crowned the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Cook of the Year 2015. This is the third year running a Hadrian Healthcare Group chef has claimed the coveted title.

The dynamic final cook-off for the national culinary competition took place on Wednesday 10 June at Barking & Dagenham College’s Technical Skills Academy. The competition spotlights the skill, talent and dedication to excellence demonstrated by chefs in the care sector on a daily basis.

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