8th August 2013

Smurf The Shetland Pony At The Manor House, Gosforth

A special visit by a Shetland pony delighted both residents and staff at The Manor House in Gosforth, Newcastle recently. 

Smurf, who had travelled from his home in Northumberland, was quite happy to come into the building and ride to the first floor in the lift.


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19th June 2013

Home Places Care At Top For Elderly Residents

Did you brave the snow and ice to have a look round our brand new care home, Wetherby Manor? Some of my fellow councillors had been up to Barnard Castle to look at the home there when Wetherby Manor was still at the planning stage and they returned with glowing reports, so I was prepared for something out of the ordinary.

I was still bowled over by the interiors and, what to me was the most impressive feature, the warmth and friendliness of the staff and everyone involved with the home.


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14th June 2013

Hadrian Healthcare Group Chef Is UK's Best Cook

Simon Lawrence, Hadrian Healthcare Group’s executive chef has won the prestigious title Best Care Cook in the UK at the National Association of Care Catering awards.

Based at the group’s newest luxury care development Wetherby Manor in the centre of Wetherby, Yorkshire, Simon leads the chefs at the group’s nine care homes across the north of England.

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5th June 2013

Whickham Gold Club Tees Off With Sponsorship

Whickham Golf Club is getting ready to host its popular pro-am tournament on Friday 24 May thanks to local business sponsorship.

Gateshead-based Hadrian Healthcare Group, which owns The Manor House care home in Whickham, is sponsoring the tournament for the second year running and has also sponsored the first tee sign, leader board, tee fencing and scorecards.

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22nd May 2013

Home's First Lady Celebrates

The first person to move into a Barnard Castle care home has become their first resident to celebrate a 100th birthday.

Annie Atkinson, who lives in the Manor House Care Home, was 100 on May 3. The centenarian, who has three children, 13 grand-children and 15 great grand-children, was the first person to move into the home when it opened in December, 2009.

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