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RICHMOND NANTWICH CELEBRATES BURNS NIGHT

1st February 2011

RICHMOND NANTWICH CELEBRATES BURNS NIGHT

Richmond Village Nantwich celebrated Burns Night in style on Tuesday 25th January with a Scottish themed supper club that saw Residents, guests and staff enjoy a wonderful evening.

A two course hot buffet featuring Chicken in Heather, Neeps n Tatties and, of course, Haggis followed by Clootie Dumplings, rounded off with a wee dram and entertainment from local dance group " Two Left Feet".

A rendition of "Johnny where's your trousers" started the dancing and, as more and more audience members joined in, more space on the floor had to be created to cater for those wishing to dance a highland jig!

The evening was rounded off with a rousing rendition of Auld Land Syne.

Guests from local theatre group The Nantwich Players and also members of The Parkinsons Society thoroughly enjoyed themsleves and left clutching recipes for the Chicken in Heather.


Richmond Painswick Afternoon Tea & Talk

1st February 2011

Afternoon Tea will be held in the Auditorium on Tuesday 2 February with speaker Richard Caan.  Richard's talk on the History of Gloucester Cathedral will start at 3.30pm with tea and biscuits afterwards.


RICHMOND NANTWICH TO WELCOME IN CHINESE NEW YEAR

5th February 2011

Richmond Village Nantwich is hosting a social afternoon to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which this year is that of the rabbit.

The afternoon will start at 3pm and the emphasis is very much on good company and food, Chinese themed of course! Our licensed bar will be open as well!

Come along and enjoy good company on Saturday 5th February at 3pm.

 


Richmond Letcombe Regis is supporting Dementia UK with a cup of tea or two

7th February 2011

Richmond Letcombe Regis is supporting Dementia UK with a cup of tea or two

Join us for a Tea Party and the Cuppa Crossword Challenge.  Money raised from Tea Party will help Dementia UK to expand and develop their services to family carers and those affected by dementia across the country.

For more information or if you would like to visit Richmond Letcombe Regis, please ring us on (01235) 773970

 


Cabaret Evening at Richmond Painswick

7th February 2011

Fancy a night of music and listening to some timeless classics?

On Monday 7 February we will be holding a cabaret evening here at Richmond Painswick.  The event will take place in the Auditorium at 7.30pm. 

Featuring the sort of music that Frank Sinatra, Matt Monro and Dean Martin are known for, performer Lee Knott will sing along to music that you can dance or simply listen to. 

Why not come and join us for an enjoyable evening of live entertainment?

Tickets for non-residents are available at £5 per person.  Booking is essential.  For tickets or further information please contact reception, 01452 813902.


Richmond Coventry hosts an evening with the Wyken Male Voice Choir

8th February 2011

Richmond Coventry hosts an evening with the Wyken Male Voice Choir

An evening with Wyken Male Voice Choir

 9 male singers consisting of basses, baritones and tenors.

 Tuesday 8th February 2011

 Cost is £5.00 per person and includes a buffet supper, followed by Tea and Coffee

The evening will begin with food at 6.00pm in the Windsor Restaurant.  Expected start time of the choir is 7.00pm.  

If you would like to attend, please contact one of our Village Advisors on 024 7664 5544. Please book your place by Thursday 3rd February.


Richmond Air Ambulance Coffee Morning

9th February 2011

Richmond Air Ambulance Coffee Morning

Richmond Northampton residents are hosting a coffee morning with the Northamptonshire Air Ambulance service.

The Air Ambulance will talk to residents about the services they provide and how they fundraise, without this vital fundraising they would be unable to fly!

Starting at 10:30am in the Function room

If you would like to visit the village please call 01604 432600 and speak to a village advisor.


Stephanie Miller Fashions at Richmond Coventry

10th February 2011

Stephanie Miller Fashions at Richmond Coventry

We are pleased to announce that 'Stephanie Miller Fashions' will be holding a stall at Richmond Coventry on Thursday 10th February selling a selection of fashion garments.

The stall will open at 10.30am in the Boveney Lounge.

For more information, or if you would like to come along, please contact Village Advisor and Activities Manager, Louise Smith on 024 7664 5544.


Richmond Letcombe Regis - raising funds for Dementia UK

10th February 2011

Richmond Letcombe Regis - raising funds for Dementia UK

Afternoon tea was spent completing crosswords and puzzles as residents and staff raised money for Dementia UK this week.  Money raised from Tea Parties held across the country will help Dementia UK to expand and develop their services to family, carers and those affected by dementia.  Elisabeth Parker, Village Manager, says:  “Supporting Dementia UK is very important to Richmond Villages. Our Memory Lane Community, at the heart of the Village, has been created for people living with a dementia, which affects the lives of so many, and the number of people living with dementia is set to rise to over 1 million by the year 2025." 

For more information or if you would like to visit Richmond Letcombe Regis, please ring us on (01235) 773970

  


Richmond Northampton Go Orange

11th February 2011

Richmond Northampton Go Orange

Richmond Northampton resident and staff will be celebrating Age Uk’s Bobble day.

Staff will raise money by paying a nominal fee for wearing orange in a non uniform day, Residents are busy making orange bobbles for everyone to wear and we are even making an Orange Bobble for the Mini Bus!!

Orange iced cupcakes will be available from the shop to buy for a donation made by our kitchen and an afternoon tea with all proceeds going to Age Uk.

If you would like to join us please call Christopher Social & Recreational Therapist on 01604 432635.


Richmond Letcombe Regis resident celebrates 101st birthday

11th February 2011

Richmond Letcombe Regis resident celebrates 101st birthday

Win Crook, who was born in Reading in 1910, celebrated her 101st birthday today. She enjoyed a family meal in the Lakeside Restaurant, followed by an afternoon tea-party with other residents.

When Win moved in, in May last year, she was one of the first residents of the Richmond Care Home at Letcombe Regis.  In June she helped the Village celebrate another very special occasion when she met Prince Edward during his official visit to open the Retirement Village.

Mrs Crook left school at the age of 16 and spent much of her working life as an employee of True Form shoes.  She married her husband William in 1935 and was married for 47 years until she was widowed in 1982.  Win has a daughter, Wendy Miles who lives with her husband Graham in Sparsholt.

Wendy, pictured with her mother, says “Mum has really settled in and is enjoying life and all the varied activities organised here”. 

For more information about our retirement village or care home, or if you would like to arrange a visit, please ring us on (01235) 773970.


Coffee Morning with local MP Neil Carmichael

12th February 2011

Coffee Morning with local MP Neil Carmichael

Neil Carmichael, the MP for Stroud is popping in on Saturday 12 February for coffee and to meet our residents.  He will be holding an informal chat and answering any questions at 11am in the Auditorium.


Richmond Orient Express Day

15th February 2011

Richmond Orient Express Day

Richmond Northampton will be holding a Richmond Orient Express Theme Day following the success of the Cruise Ship day in October 2010.

Residents will have coffee served with croissants and Danish pastries in the station lounge followed by a champagne reception in the Pullman restaurant followed by an exquisite menu that could only be the Orient express.

After lunch residents will be busy solving the who did it! In the live version of Cluedo played by staff and using the many rooms in Richmond Northampton.

The residents will then have high tea in the Pullman Restaurant.

If you would like to join us on the journey please call 01604 432635 and speak to Christopher Rayatt.


Richmond Letcombe Regis Burns Night photos

15th February 2011

Richmond Letcombe Regis Burns Night photos

Burns Night marked another popular Supper Club evening at Richmond Letcombe Regis.

Residents and local guests enjoyed the traditional celebrations with a shot of Whisky and the time-honoured “haggis, neeps and tatties”, followed by venison casserole and Drambuie and honey sponge.  Pictured, resident Pat McLeod, with her son, Andrew, who was dressed for the occasion, and his wife Ali.

For information about our upcoming Supper Clubs, please telephone us on (01235) 773970.


Richmond Letcombe Regis hosts over 60s lunch club

15th February 2011

Richmond Letcombe Regis hosts over 60s lunch club

When the Letcombes Over 60s regular lunch club venue was temporarily unavailable, Richmond Letcombe Regis was delighted to offer the group an alternative home.  The Lunch Club, initially set up by Age UK, meets monthly to provide a chance for over 60s in Letcombe Regis and Letcombe Bassett to get together for a meal and a drink and a chat.  24 local residents from Letcombe Regis and Letcombe Bassett came to the lunch in the Lakeside Restaurant.

Judy Vaughan-Williams, who organises the Club, said "The Lunch Club is a great opportunity to bring people together and for them to enjoy each others company over good food and a drink".

If you would like more information about Richmond Letcombe Regis, or would like to arrange a visit, please contact us on (01235) 773970.


An evening of Poetry at Richmond Painswick

16th February 2011

Relax and listen to some famous voices reciting some very famous poems to some extremely famous music.  The Richmond Painswick Poetry Group are hosting this event on Wednesday 16 February in the Auditorium. 


Richmond Letcombe Regis - Pub Night

16th February 2011

Richmond Letcombe Regis - Pub Night

The theme for the pub night on Wednesday 16th February is "Pie and a Pint".  Each Wednesday the Hospitality Team have been coming up with a different supper theme, which is proving very popular with residents.

If you would like to arrange a visit to Richmond Letcombe Regis, please contact us on 01235 773970.


PANTOMIME PICTURES FROM RICHMOND NANTWICH

17th February 2011

PANTOMIME PICTURES FROM RICHMOND NANTWICH

The Richmond Nantwich Pantomime production of "Cinderella" was so popular that people have been demanding to see the pictures from the shows - so here they are! Village Advisors Alison Harding (in pink) and Nicola Tooke (in purple) star as the Ugly Sisters, Fred Allman, Activities Assistant Fred Allman wrote and directed the show and Bev Morris, Care Asistant starred as Prince Charming.

Other cast members includinf staff, friends and family who give their time entirely voluntarily each year to put on the show which gets bigger and better each year.


Supper Club - Under the Sea

22nd February 2011

The theme for February's Supper Club, on  Tuesday 22, is "Under the Sea".  So, if you fancy some really tasty delights, please come along and invite your friends and family.  Fancy dress is optional, but if you want to don your Neptune or mermaid costumes, please do.

To book a table please contact reception on 01452 813902


New Stroke Club meetings held at Richmond Painswick

22nd February 2011

People who have had a stroke and those who look after them are invited to join a new Club to be launched in Painswick.

The Club will be started by The Stroke Association with the help from us here at Richmond Painswick.  The new club will meet at Richmond on the last Tuesday of the month from 10.30am - 12.30pm and will launch on Tuesday 22 February.

The Club will offer members various activities such as arts and crafts, gentle exercise, reminiscence (where people discuss historical artefacts) and health demonstrations - such as massage, blood pressure checks and other social activities.

To find out more and to registger your interest please contact the Gloucestershire Stroke Association, Stroke Club Coordinator, Caroline Seguro on 01452 520723 or e-mail caroline.seguro@stroke.org.uk


RICHMOND NANTWICH CELEBRATES BHF BIRTHDAY

25th February 2011

RICHMOND NANTWICH CELEBRATES BHF BIRTHDAY
Richmond Village Nantwich helped to celebrate the recent 50th birthday of the British Herat Foundation by holding a "Wear it Red Day". Staff and Residents dressed in red whilst enjoying a lunch and activities themed around the colour. In addition, £60 was raised through a fundraising competition.

RICHMOND NANTWICH MARKS DIGNITY IN ACTION

25th February 2011

RICHMOND NANTWICH MARKS DIGNITY IN ACTION

Richmond Nantwich marked the recent Dignity in Action day by asking Residents and staff to provide a photograph of themselves when they were younger. These were then displayed in the main Reception Hall with everyone being invited to try their hand at guessing "Who's Who" - clues were provided for those who needed them, though some were easier to spot than others!


Richmond Northampton Take part in Dignity in Care Day

28th February 2011

Richmond Northampton Take part in Dignity in Care Day

Richmond Northampton Took part in Dignity in care day.

On Friday 25th February 2011 Richmond Northampton took part in Dignity in Care Day. Starting with residents playing the piano and singing a wide Varity of traditional songs followed by afternoon tea and cakes.

 

The residents had a fantastic time and raised awareness as to what dignity in care is!

 

If you would like to take part in activities or visit the village please contact 01604 432600 and speak to a village advisor



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