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Poppies and Packing for Richmond Nantwich

1st November 2015

Poppies and Packing for Richmond Nantwich

Residents and staff from Richmond Village Nantwich will be swapping their usual surroundings for
the aisles of a local supermarket as they take part in the Royal British Legions Annual Poppy Appeal.

Last year, the local branch of the RBL approached Sainsburys Nantwich to ask if they knew
anyone who would help in their fundraising efforts during the weeks running up to Remembrance Day. Olwyn Payton from the store immediately suggested the Village and the following week a group of volunteers sold poppies and packed bags raising over £850. This year, the residents and staff are hoping to raise even more!

Village spokesperson Nicola Morgan-Parker explained “We have always been delighted to
support the community work that Sainsburys are involved with; to also be
helping such a fantastic cause as the RBL Poppy Appeal is something we are all
delighted to do! It is wonderful that we have so many volunteers; one lady has
even offered to be there for the whole day.”

Residents and staff will be at the store on Sunday 1st November.

Photo shows staff at Sainsburys last year

ABBA evening at Richmond Bede Village

3rd November 2015

ABBA evening at Richmond Bede Village

Richmond Bede Village invites you to spend an evening with Sarah Hewson and her unique solo tribute to ABBA on Tuesday 3rd November beginning at 6pm. 

Cost is £6.50 per person and includes a 'Bonfire Night' themed supper, followed by Trifle, Tea and Coffee (must be paid upon booking and is non-returnable). For those on a suite fee package, please note that food is already paid for. There is a £3.00 charge for those not wishing to have food but would like to see the entertainment. 

The evening will begin with food at 6.00pm in the Windsor Restaurant. Expected start time of the entertainment is 6.30pm. Friends and family are welcome.  

Please book your place by Sunday 1st November.

For further information about the events or services offered at Bede Village, please give us a call on 024 76645544.

Children bring Halloween the Bede Village Care Centre

4th November 2015

Children bring Halloween the Bede Village Care Centre

A group of children visited Richmond Bede Village Care Centre last week for ’trick or treating’.  The children enjoyed an afternoon of pumpkin carving but to add to the delights, residents gave them sweets and goodies, apple bobbing games and ‘wrap the mummy.’ The lounges had been decorated throughout in Halloween and horror decorations, and the children played games which kept the residents entertained.

Charlie, one of the visiting children, said “The game ‘Boo’ (pin the ‘boo’ tail on the ghost) was really fun, especially when I won a spider... not a real one of course!”

Activity co-ordinator Denise Gilbert said ‘the residents and children had a great afternoon, it’s wonderful when we’re able to do events with the community.’

For more informtaion about the events at Bede Village, please call us on 024 76645544.


Firework Display - Thursday 5th November

5th November 2015

Firework Display - Thursday 5th November

On Thursday 5th November please join us for our annual firework display starting at 6.30pm on The Bowling Green.

Please join us after for hot drinks and parkin cake in the Alpine Suite.

Friends and family welcome please wrap up warm.

Keeping warm this winter!

8th November 2015

Keeping warm this winter!

The government's advice on getting ready for winter aims to reduce cold-related illness and deaths. Key tips include:

Try to keep your home warm. Keep your main living room at around 18-21°C (65-70°F). If you can’t heat all the rooms you use, heat the living room during the day and the bedroom just before you go to sleep. You can also use a hot-water bottle or electric blanket (but not both at the same time) to keep warm while you're in bed.

Eat well. Food is a vital source of energy, which helps to keep your body warm. Try to make sure that you have hot meals and drinks regularly throughout the day and keep active in the home if you can.

Wrap up warm, inside and out. Layer your clothing to stay warm and wear shoes with a good grip if you need to go outside. If possible, stay inside during a cold period if you have heart or respiratory problems.

Check on older neighbours or relatives to make sure they're safe and well. Make sure they're warm enough, especially at night, and have stocks of food and medicines so they don't need to go out during very cold weather. If you're worried about a relative or an elderly neighbour, contact your local council or ring the Age UK helpline on 0800 00 99 66.

For more information about the services at Richmond Bede Village, please call us on 024 76645544.

Christmas Craft Fayre

26th November 2015

Christmas Craft Fayre

On Thursday 26th November Richmond Letcombe Regis will be holding our annual Christmas Craft Fayre.

Come along and enjoy a wide range of interesting stalls, gramaphone music, wrapping service. There are workshops to learn how to make decorations and crackers.  These are free so just call reception for times and to book a space.  01235 773970.

Mulled wine and mice pies will be available when we make the Chrismas raffle draw.

For further information please contact Lizzie Philpott on 01235 774579.


Talented Artist at Richmond Village Nantwich

28th November 2015

There are some taleted people at Richmond Village Nantwich, one such person being Mr Dick Noden who has turned out to be a rather talented artist.

His latest masterpiece is a wintery scene of the Bowling Green at the Village (even though he painted it in June!) and it has impressed so many prople that it has now been turned into a Christmas card and calendar which will be sold at the forthcoming Christmas Fayre on Saturday 28th November.

Christmas Fayre

28th November 2015

Christmas Fayre

Lots to see and do at Richmond Villiage Christmas Fayre.

We'll have children from the Fink Theatre, Entertainment from The Methodist Singers, Father Christmas in his grotto, food and drink along with a raffle, tombola and lots more.

All proceeds raised will be donated to CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young).

The tombola theme will be anything in a bottle and anything chocolate, if you have anything you would like to donate please donate at the reception, all donations will be very much appreciated.