4th November 2016

Wetherby Manor Head Chef Oliver Takes to the Skies for Charity

Wetherby Manor care home head chef Oliver Smith has taken part in a skydive to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society and The Food Chain.

Oliver is no stranger to extreme sports as he used to be a keen snowboarder but this was his first skydive. He was part of a five-strong team from the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) who each took a tandem skydive from 10,000ft including a 45 second free fall.

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7th October 2016

Oulton Manor Takes Part in the Leeds Memory Walk

A team of residents, staff and volunteers from Oulton Manor completed the Leeds Memory Walk on Saturday 24th September in the beautiful parkland of Temple Newsam.

Around 3,500 people took part in the event which was organised by the Alzheimer’s Society. The course is fairly hilly featuring a mix of terrain with roads, footpaths and grass and many stunning views along the way.

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7th October 2016

Macmillan Cake Off at Oulton Manor

Competition was in the air at the Oulton Manor Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning on 30 September as residents, relatives and staff had baked cakes for a ‘cake off’.

Head chef Judith Huby was the judge and she had a very difficult task narrowing down the wide range of scrumptious entries.

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30th September 2016

Wild West Coffee Morning Raises £135 for Macmillan

A Wild West coffee morning has raised £135 for Macmillan Cancer Support at The Manor House Knaresborough.

Residents and staff invited family, friends and the community to join them for a cuppa and fabulous cakes and scones made in The Manor House kitchen on Friday 30 September.

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14th September 2016

Yorkshire in Bloom Award Hat-trick For Wetherby Manor

Wetherby Manor in Wetherby has scooped three awards at this year's Yorkshire in Bloom competition. The outstanding achievement - a gold award and category winner in the Public and Private Establishments category and a discretionary Yorkshire Rose Community Award (Small Groups) - follows a gold award last year.

The judges described the gardens as ‘a total joy’ and said ‘words just cannot describe the beautiful layout of flowers, sustainable planting, hanging baskets’. They also commented that they could not find any areas to improve on, as the commitment and enthusiasm of the staff, gardeners and management were plain to see.

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