News from Abbeyfield


Abbeyfield Newcastle commemorate D-Day

6th June 2019, marked the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy. The day was commemorated across the UK, France and USA and even in our very own Abbeyfield Newcastle Society.

13 June 2019

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George Docker's plan to educate a young Kenyan hopeful

Meet George, our 78 year old resident at Brian Lewis House. For 14 years, George lived and worked in Kenya as a business consultant and CEO of a bank which aimed to help improve the lives of Kenyan people. Now living back in the UK, George is raising money to fund 13 year old David's school fees.

17 April 2019

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Clock Cricket proves a big hit for older people living with Abbeyfield

There were cheers and high-fives all around as 94-year-old Mary Walker scores her first ‘run' after going in to bat in a brand-new version of cricket developed for older, less mobile players. The game, which is the brainchild of Richard Hill, the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) Disability Cricket Support Officer, is played indoors using a sponge ball and a foam bat.

12 April 2019

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