January 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR After all the festivities of Christmas, 2014 is here. Thank you to all who contributed to our Christmas fair, a total of £432.00 was raised for entertainment and trips out. We are looking forward to starting a gardening club this spring, all are invited! January 7th there will be a residents meeting- so please feel free to attend. January also includes much staff trainn... read more

December 2013

Residents, staff, family and friends, Christmas will be upon us very soon, we have a very busy month ahead. Friday 6th we have a trip to Derby Garden Centre for lunch Saturday 7th Christmas Carol singers at 11am, with coffee and mince pies to follow, Tuesday 10th Long Eaton School Choir at 12noon Thursday 12th Risley village hall Christmas fuddle and Bingo Saturday 14th 11am Harlequin ... read more

November 2013

We would like to welcome Jo the new activities co-ordinator, Jo has taken over the role from Karen and we wish Karen all the best in her new venture. So the clocks have gone back and autumn is well and truly upon us. This brings darker nights, colder weather and the prospect of snow. But its not all doom and gloom. This time of year also brings our bonfire party and christmas fair. Last mon... read more

October 2013

Plans are underway for our bonfire night party. We will be having a family tea, where family and friends are invited to join us, have something to eat and then to enjoy our firework display. This will be on Monday 4th November. This month the residents will be visiting Risley Village hall again for Bingo and coffee. This year The Grange are setting up a residents choir, if any families are ... read more

September 2013

The residents had a beautiful day out on board the Trent Lady, the sun was shining and the food was lovely, a very relaxing day out. Also last month the residents visited Sawley Church for their yearly flower festival and as usual they provided us with fantastic floral display. The staff that are working towards their NVQ level 2 and 3 are working very hard and progressing well. September ... read more


The Residents at the Grange had a lovely afternoon tea and games session in the garden, weather permitting we can carry on enjoying our beautiful garden. This month the residents will be enjoying afternoon tea on a canal boat down the Trent Lock and also a visit to Risley for bingo which is always a popular outing. We will be holding a Table top sale at the Grange on Sept 15th please contac... read more


We hope you all enjoyed the summer fayre, we all had a lovely day. Thank you to everyone who helped support us in raising money for our residents fund, we raised £401.50, this will go towards trips and entertainers. We are considering holding a table top sale in August at a cost of £5 a table this will be in the car park, if any one inteested in  selling some of their unwanted things plea... read more


Last months boat trip was a hugh success, we are looking at booking another one later in the year. We have our summer fayre this month on Saturday 22nd 2.30pm - 4.30pm. We look forward to this every year and hope to see lots of family members coming along to support us and help us raise money for the residents fund. We would like to say well done to Angie, Abbie and Julie on completing t... read more


We hope you all enjoyed the St Georges day celebrations. Thank you to all those family members that came along to support us, we had a fabulous evening. Plans are underway for the summer fayre, which will be held on saturday 22nd June 2.30pm - 4.30pm. We are hoping to use the garden this year so fingers crossed for the sun to shine. If you have any items that you would like to dona... read more

Welcome to the Grange

Welcome to march, let’s hope we’ve seen the end of the cold weather and can look forward to sunshine and flowers popping their heads up. The bulbs were planted last year and should be starting to show around the boarders, so keep your eyes peeled. We look forward to many walks around the garden this year. We are planning on going for lunch at the Nurseryman and also the Risley Village h... read more

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