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9 March 2021

Sir David Attenborough’s letter makes front page news!

Sir David Attenborough’s letter to Brian George while he was a resident here at Hoar Cross Nursing Home has made front page news in the Burton Mail. Sir David Attenborough sends amazing note to local man Burton Mail / Staffordshire-Live 8 March 2021 A Yoxall bird lover was bowled over when he received a personal […]

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22 February 2021

Words of congratulation from Sir David Attenborough

Brian George, our resident Bird Watch reporter, was delighted recently to receive a letter of congratulation from none other than Sir David Attenborough. Hoar Cross Nursing Home staff members, Vicky Spark and Emily King, had emailed Sir David to tell him all about Brian’s life long passion for birding, and it was a lovely surprise […]

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23 December 2020

Christmas Bake Off!

Just look at the amazing entries in our Bake Off competition this week! The residents did a tasting session and much fun was had along the way. The winners were the large cake with Santa stuck in the chimney and the Christmas Tree Cupcakes. Clearly we have lots of budding Great British Bake Off hopefuls!

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1 December 2020

Our resident author’s latest book publication

Life long ornithologist, established author, and Hoar Cross Nursing Home resident since June of this year, Brian George’s enthusiasm to share his passion for the wonderful world of birds remains unabated as he celebrates the publication of his latest book, Searching –  Autobiography of a Birder. Taking full advantage of the inspiring bird watching opportunities […]

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18 November 2020

Hidden talents

Hidden talents were recognised when a baby grand piano was donated to Hoar Cross from our sister nursing home, Prospect House in Malpas. Resident, Rennie Whettan, aged 94 years has been able to play the piano again after many years. Rennie came from a musical family where her mother, Lydia, brother Clarence and sister Kathleen […]

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