1st November 2018

Oulton Manor Resident Helps to Launch Leeds Poppy Appeal

Mrs Winnie Beane, a resident at Oulton Manor, helped to launch the Leeds Poppy Appeal on Friday 26 October.

Winnie, now 97, grew up in Methley, Leeds. During the Second World War she was a radio operator in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), stationed at RAF Ouston in Northumberland.

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22nd October 2018

Memory Walk Fundraising Success for Wetherby Manor Staff

Staff from luxury care home Wetherby Manor in Wetherby have raised a fantastic £1,500 for the Alzheimer's Society by taking part in three of the charity's Memory Walks.

The 11 walkers took part in 6km walks at York Racecourse, the National Trust's Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire and Temple Newsam in Leeds.

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12th October 2018

Four Football Legends Visit Oulton Manor

Leeds United legends Peter Lorimer, Eddie Gray, Frank Gray and Jimmy Lumsden joined residents at Oulton Manor for homemade afternoon tea on 10 October.

The event was one of a series of local Dementia Cafes for people living with dementia and their families and friends, hosted at different venues each time, organised by Peter Smith of Dementia Friendly Rothwell and supported by The Leeds United Foundation.

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1st October 2018

Mayor of Knaresborough Opens The Manor House Allotment

Residents at The Manor House Knaresborough are enjoying the benefits of vegetable gardening again at their newly developed allotment.

The allotment on Stockwell Road is part of KASHS – Knaresborough Allotments Self Help Scheme.

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17th September 2018

Wetherby Manor Scoops Fourth Gold Yorkshire in Bloom Award

Wetherby Manor has won a fourth consecutive gold in the Yorkshire in Bloom awards, announced at the awards ceremony at York Racecourse on 11 September.

The awards judge visited Wetherby Manor in July to make her assessment and commented on the way the garden was designed with residents in mind to create “a brilliant therapeutic environment”, the extensive use of annual bedding providing wow factor, and the many visiting birds attracted by the bird tables.

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