Hundreds raised

Hundreds raised for residents at care home Christmas fayre

Residents at care home enjoying their Christmas fayre

A CARE home Christmas fayre has raised hundreds of pounds for residents.

Sycamore Hall Care Home’s annual festive celebration was attended by dignitaries from Ripon City Council alongside staff, residents and their family members.

Mayor Cllr Pauline McHardy, her consort Cllr Eamon Parkin and Deputy Mayor Cllr Charlie Powell were among the guests.

Craft stalls selling Christmas gifts, handmade soaps, knitted goods and jigsaws, among other items, helped raised £639.47 for the home’s residents’ fund.

There was also a cake stall and tombola with prizes donated by staff, relatives and friends.

Hundreds raised at Huddersfield care home summer fair

Hundreds raised at Huddersfield care home summer fair

A SUMMER fair raised hundreds of pounds for elderly residents living at a Huddersfield care home. 

Kirklees Council deputy mayor Mumtaz Hussain joined residents, families, friends and staff at Longroyds and Pilling House Care Home’s annual summer fair.

The Huddersfield Giants Community Trust National Citizenship Service (NCS) had a stall selling cakes at the event.

There was also a BBQ, tombola, card stall, hook-a-duck and a raffle with prizes including a meal for two at Jamie Oliver’s Italian restaurant in Leeds.

The event raised £573.72 for the residents’ fund, which contributes towards events and activities for those living at the home.