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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 resident since June of this year, Brian George‚Äôs 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 provided by […]

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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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12 November 2020

Remembrance Day

This year was the 100th Anniversary of the Unknown Warrior being brought from France to be laid to rest in Westminster Abbey. Despite the restrictions of Coronavirus there was still a need to takepart in our own remembrance service here at Hoar Cross and it felt important that we continue this tradition. Our local vicar, […]

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18 August 2020

Our very own resident author

Since moving here earlier this year one of our residents Brian C George, author of ‘A Journal of a year in the life of a Blue Badge Birder’, has got everyone Twitching! A loss in mobility inspired Brian to write his first book in 2012. Determined to share his knowledge and know how to help […]

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