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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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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