17th February 2014

Time For Tea Dances At Gosforth Community Centre

Monthly tea dances are now taking place at St Aidan’s Community Centre, Brunton Park, Gosforth in Newcastle, led by popular entertainer Colin Sumners.

The events are organised by Allison Lawton from The Manor House care home at Brunton Park and are open to all.

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21st January 2014

Lal Wins Hadrian Healthcare Group Chef's Competition

Hadrian Healthcare Group has held a master chef style tournament for its catering staff, sponsored by Tyneside Foodservice and catering supplier Nisbets, at Northumbria University.

Hadrian Healthcare Group’s executive chef Simon Lawrence, winner at the national Care Awards 2010 and current holder of the National Association of Care Catering ‘Best Care Cook in the UK’ title, said: “Through the competition we wanted to highlight the work of our hardworking catering teams and recognise the talent we have in our kitchens.

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3rd January 2014

Christmas Fireworks at The Manor House, Gosforth

A special ‘Lighting of the Tree’ event with fantastic fireworks took place at The Manor House, Gosforth (13 December).

Residents, relatives and staff welcomed the local community and enjoyed carols, mulled wine and mince pies together.

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4th November 2013

Fundraising For Macmillian At The Manor House, Whickham

A resident at The Manor House care home in Whickham has raised £200 for MacMillan Cancer Support.

Mrs Joan Thackeray, who used to work as a social worker, organised a coffee morning with cakes, raffle and prizes to raise funds for the charity. 


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28th October 2013

Jean And Michelle Take Part In Teesdale Radiothon

Mrs Jean Cusworth, a resident at The Manor House care home in Barnard Castle, and lifestyle coordinator Michelle Buck have been on air for the Radio Teesdale Radiothon.

The Radiothon is the flagship event for the community radio station, raising money to keep it going throughout the year.  The Radiothon is sponsored by local businesses and provides 30 hours of live radio over two days with as many community guests as possible. 

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