News from Abbeyfield

Abbeyfield Host Carol Concert at Liverpool Cathedral

Christmas officially began at Abbeyfield when 170 Abbeyfield residents and staff gathered together for a Christmas Carol Concert at Liverpool Cathedral. Favourite hymns such as ‘Once in Royal David’s City’, ‘Away in a Manger’ and ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’ were sung with accompaniment by members of Liverpool Cathedral choir.

13 December 2018

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Companionship at Christmas comes to Durham

For nearly a million older people in the UK, their least favourite thing about the festive period is feeling alone. In aim to alleviate lonliness in older people at Christmas The Kingslodge Inn, Durham, is inviting 100 older people from Abbeyfield and Age UK Durham who live alone to a free Christmas lunch and party on Monday December 3.

27 November 2018

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What’s your least favourite thing about Christmas?

It’s the first of November, decorated trees are starting to appear in neighbours' windows, lights are being switched on in the town centre and carols are playing on the radio. It can only meant one thing, Christmas has officially started. For some people, Christmas cheer can’t come quickly enough, but for millions of others Christmas is their least favourite holiday of the year.

19 November 2018

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Hope Bank View Celebrate Their First Birthday

This week staff and residents hosted a birthday party for Hope Bank View to celebrate their home turning one. There was cake, balloons, banners, singing, speeches and sparkling wine - all the ingredients to a fantastic birthday.

14 November 2018

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Residents in Bedford Commemorate World War One

On Sunday 11th November, hundreds of thousands of people across the world will remember those who fought in World War One. The 2018 anniversary marks 100 years since WWI ended so to commemorate the occasion residents at Darell Jeffreys house invited members of the local community, family members, veterans, cadets and reservists to join them for a coffee morning full of war memorabilia, stories of war and, of course, cake.

07 November 2018

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