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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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5 November 2020

Meet Ermando!

Meet Ermando, our Guy! Congratulations to Floriana, our Housekeeper, for winning the competition to name him. He caused a great deal of fun and laughter as he toured the home as a guest resident. * Permission given for use of all photographs *

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28 August 2020

105th Birthday celebrations

On 9th September Hoar Cross will celebrate another ‘first’ when resident Muriel Alderman celebrates her 105th birthday. Muriel lived in her own home in Barton under Needwood until she came to live at Hoar Cross in 2007. She was the youngest of 11 children and always speaks of how wonderful her Mother was. In later […]

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