NOVEMBER 2014

Following the successful trip to The Sawley Flower Festival last month, we are looking forward to Marion Stokes who will join us to give us a demonstration in floral decoration from 2.30pm on Monday 17th November. Come and join us for our annual firework display Wednesday 5th November after tea. Wednesday 26th November Brantano are returning to The Grange and they are extending their event ... read more

OCTOBER 2014

Thank you to all those who supported our Macmillan coffee morning, we raised a total of £200! We have decided to hold further 'cake and cuppa' afternoons on a regular basis. Further details to follow in November. October continues to be a busy month. On Wednesday 29th we are having an afternoon of 'All Things French' with costumes, competitions, french bread, pate and cheeses while we are ... read more

SEPTEMBER 2014

Some exciting news, we have learnt that Cyril will be recieving the AWARD OF THE LEGION D' HONNEUR. The government of France advised the MOD, it wishes to award this award to all surviving veterans, not only of the Normandy landings, but also of the wider battle for Normandy, the invasion of Provence, the liberation of Paris and the Liberation of France. We await with pride and great anticipa... read more

AUGUST 2014

Firstly, our CQC full report is now available to view on the CQC website, in reception there are copies of the summary. I am sure you will all agree it is a fantastic report. Once again, thank you to Debbie and all the team of staff that have achieved the high standard at The Grange. Everybody enjoyed the entertainment during July, but, in particular the visit from Janice, June and Jill who... read more

JULY 2014

DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE CQC CAME AND INSPECTED THE GRANGE. WE HAVE RECIEVED THE REPORT AND WE ARE PLEASED TO INFORM EVERYONE WE HAVE AGAIN ACHIEVED ALL STANDARDS REQUIRED. THE REPORT IS THE BEST THE GRANGE HAS EVER HAD. A HUGE THANK YOU TO DEBBIE AND ALL THE STAFF. DURING THE NEXT 2-3 WEEKS, COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE IN RECEPTION FOR YOU TO READ. Our summer fayre was extremely successful, th... read more

JUNE 2014

During June we continue to make a reminiscence wall in the 'quiet lounge'. We would be grateful for ideas and contributions from family and friends. Any nostalgic photographs or momentoes would be reproduced and added to the display. We also displaying different art work around The Grange. We also have an offer of wallspace within an art gallery to exhibit our work! We would be grateful of a... read more

MAY 2014

The St Georges Day celebrations proved to be a huge success, thank you to all who helped and for the wonderful buffet tea. Plans are well underway for our summer fayre on 21st June at 2.30pm. If anybody has any items they would like to donate to the raffle or tombola we would be most grateful. Please also come and support us in raising money for our residents fund. We are planning on sowing ... read more

APRIL 2014

Bristish summer time is here, the evenings are much lighter. Buds on the trees are growing and the birds are singing. What a beautiful time of year! This month we have a new activities co ordinator, Shirley, she is planning activities for the month so more will be added, be sure to check back at this site. Our St Georges Day celebration will be 23rd April to which all are welcome, we will... read more

MARCH 2014

As spring is nearly upon us it seems like the right time to start the gardening club. On the 27th March we are having tea and biscuits at 10.30am in the dining room to discuss our ideas and what we would like to achieve.We will have a walk around the garden and make a list of what needs doing. All welcome. If you are unable to attend please jot down your ideas on the poster in reception. 4t... read more

February 2014

Winter is well and truely here, but nights have become a little lighter! Jo our activities co ordinator is wanting to hear from anyone interested in starting a gardening club, a poster will be put up in the entrance at the end of the month with a date for the first meeting. We really want to make the best of the gardens so all ideas will be welcomed. Monday 3rd February we have the cloth... read more

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