4th August 2017

Summer Fete at The Manor House Gosforth

On Saturday 5 August, 1.30-4pm, The Manor House Gosforth is holding its annual summer fete with games, facepainting, a brass band and singer Zoe, balloon races and a mini animal farm to mention just some of the attractions.

Lifestyle coordinator Richard Dobinson said: “The fete will have something for everyone, whatever their age. Brunton Park Scout Group are helping us out on the stalls and families, friends and members of the community are all invited to join in the fun.”

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27th July 2017

Canal Cruises Delight Residents

Residents from The Manor House Knaresborough have been enjoying life aboard barge The Endeavour on some of the most scenic sections of the Leeds-Liverpool canal.

Setting off from Skipton, the barge cruised through locks and picturesque villages north west to Gargrave or south to Kildwick. Then after delicious packed lunches of pork pies, sandwiches and cakes made by The Manor House’s cook, it was time to return home.

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12th July 2017

Learning Award Successes for Manor House Residents

Two residents at The Manor House Whickham have scooped first and second places in the Learning for Life category of Gateshead Council’s learningSkills Awards.

Betty Nicholson won the Learning for Life Award and Mary Potts was runner-up. They attend a popular watercolour class held at The Manor House every Thursday led by Gateshead Council tutor Bernard Quinn. The awards were presented at a ceremony at The Dryden Centre on 6 July by Councillor Jill Green.

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30th June 2017

Forties Day “a huge success” at Wetherby Manor

Wetherby Manor held a 1940’s themed day involving residents, families, friends and staff on 25 June. People dressed up to recreate times gone by and a 1940’s inspired hamper - containing items such as Camp coffee, blancmange, condensed milk and Spam - was the star raffle prize.

Sing-along entertainment in the afternoon was so popular more seating was brought into the main lounge.

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19th June 2017

Mayor Visits The Manor House for Care Home Open Day

The Manor House Barnard Castle held a garden party on Friday 16 June to celebrate national Care Home Open Day.

Manager of The Manor House Kim Whelan is pictured with the town mayor of Barnard Castle Cllr Mrs Sandra Moorhouse, deputy town mayor Cllr Roger Peat (left) and the mayor’s consort Ian Moorhouse

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