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MP Chris Matheson Takes Up New Seat


Chester MP Chris Matheson swapped the backbenches for the cab of a heavy-duty forklift truck for a day, when, decked in hi-vis jacket, boots and hard hat, he laid the foundation stone at a £15.7m state-of-the-art care village development in ...

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Here Comes the Bride… Again!


Elizabeth Mannion-O’Keeffe was devastated that her 93-year-old mother, Jean Mannion, couldn’t attend her wedding in Harrogate, due to a long-term illness, so she and husband, Tony, took the wedding to mum and reran the whole ceremony just for her, complete ...

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Outstanding Award for Norfolk Care Home


Residents and staff of a 46-bed care home in Hingham are celebrating after securing a coveted ‘outstanding’ rating following a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Four out of five of the areas checked by inspectors achieved the ...

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ZERO COST Heating & Lighting


Energy Consumption is the second biggest expense for care homes next to staffing costs. Unfortunately, much of it is wasted through old inefficient heating and lighting systems. By designing our own unique approach to energy management, Refresh Energy have combined ...

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A Rising Star At Riverdale Court


Nicolas Kee Mew, Home Manager at Riverdale Court, Welling, has been selected to join an exciting programme to develop young managers in social care. The Rising Star Programme is a Leadership Development Programme for Registered Managers in Social Care run ...

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