MAY 2015

We are looking forward to a busy month ahead with different activities and entertainers visiting The Grange. At the end of the month our Art project will be installed at The Smoothie Gallery in Ilkeston. Shirley would like to thank all those for their hard work and involvement. A date for your diary is this years SUMMER FAYRE it will be Saturday June 20th from 2pm until 4pm. Shirley would ... read more

APRIL 2015

HAPPY EASTER TO ALL AT THE GRANGE Please see the reception for all activities this month... read more

MARCH 2015

Welcome to March, a cold and blustery month when we start to see the beautiful spring flowers bring a heartwarming display of colour to our lovely garden. We are making plans to grow sweet peas from seed and would like to know if you have any suggestions for the garden and patio areas. Thank you to everyone for joining Mehira's jewels and watching their belly dancing demonstration, such nic... read more

FEBRUARY 2015

Lets Love February! It may be cold outside but February is a month with new and exciting activities at The Grange. We have Valentines Day on the 14th, Pancake Day on the 17th and Chinese New Year on the 19th. On the 23rd we have a visit from Diana Mehira to talk about and demonstrating the art of bellydancing!! Thank you for joining the RSPB Big Garden Watch and making special cakes for the ... read more

JANUARY 2015

The Grange wishes residents, their families, friends and staff a warm and welcoming Happy New Year with the anticipation of an exciting and memorable year ahead. ACTIVITIES Friday 9th January brings entertainment from Country and Western artist C.K.CODY. So mosey on down to the lounge from 2.30pm for a rootin-tootin afternoon. We also wish Alan Hill 'Bon Voyage' on the 28th January when h... read more

DECEMBER 2014

THE GRANGE CHRISTMAS FAYRE THAT WAS HELD ON THE 6TH DECEMBER WAS A REAL SUCCESS! OVER £600 WAS RAISED FOR OUR RESIDENTS FUND. GIFTS WERE ON SALE, GAMES WERE AVAILABLE, FATHER CHRISTMAS WAS IN ATTENDANCE AND WONDERFUL SEASONAL HOT ROLLS WERE ON SALE. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO MADE THE EVENT A SUCCESS. RESIDENTS ENJOYED THE BOATERS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CAROL SINGING,FOLLOWED BY COFFEE AND MINCE PI... read more

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

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