A great afternoon for young and old

On a lovely sunny day I made ny way up Chatburn Road to High Brake Nursing Home to be with my sister.
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It turned out to be a truly magical afternoon.

Young and not-so-young residents, staff and families, ranging from two years to 90 years and counting got together for the home’s summer fete.

There were games in the garden, including a coconut shy, ten-pin bowling, even hoola-hoop and skipping.

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The brilliant Phil Knight Experience entertained with songs on the ukulele and guitar, ranging from Blackpool Belle to medleys of Buddy Holly and country and western.

Dancing broke out – a real joy to see young and not-so-young dancing to the beat. A lovely buffet and toffee tasting ended the most enjoyable afternoon.

So a big thank you to all the staff at High Brake. Much appreciated by all.

Shirley Wilson,

Park Avenue

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