12th June 2015

Mary Celebrates 104th Birthday At The Manor House

Mrs Mary Dawson celebrated her 104th birthday at The Manor House care home in Gosforth where she now lives on 12 June.

She was joined by family and friends for a special birthday lunch party.

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18th May 2015

Bishop Of Durham Visits The Manor House As Part Of Prayer Walk

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, met residents and staff at The Manor House, Whickham for afternoon tea on Thursday 14 May.

The visit was part of Bishop Paul’s four day Prayer Walk to get to know the people in Gateshead West Deanery, part of the Diocese of Durham. The Prayer Walk is the first of two happening this year in a cycle of walks over eight years.

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12th May 2015

May Celebrates 100th Birthday At The Manor House

Mrs May Small celebrated her 100th birthday at The Manor House, Gosforth with a special lunch party for family and friends on 15 May.

May was born in Jesmond, one of nine children, and went to Chillingham Road School. Her late husband John asked her to a ball as their first date, and May says it was love at first sight.

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6th May 2015

Staff 'Step and Refresh' at The Manor House

Staff at The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle are feeling the benefit of a new health and fitness programme, designed by Nicky Morse the home’s lifestyle coordinator.

Nicky, a qualified fitness and diet practitioner, said: “Several people were chatting about losing weight and getting fitter so we decided we could help through work.

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20th April 2015

Sun Shines on the Spring Fayre at The Manor House

Bottle feeding spring lambs stole the show at The Manor House Spring Fayre at Barnard Castle on Saturday 18 April as residents and their families, friends and visitors enjoyed the sunshine and homemade afternoon tea.

The lambs, from Wetheriggs Animal Rescue, were accompanied by rabbits, chicks and an albino hedgehog.

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