Winter is here! - 19 Feb 2016

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Brrrr! The lovely pond outside Broadlands Park is home to a layer of ice rather than the usual ducks at the moment. Bring on the summer!

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Christmas Time At Broadlands Park - 24 Dec 2015

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The Christmas decorations are up and sparkling, music is playing and many mince pies are being enjoyed. It’s a very Merry Christmas. 

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Flower Arranging - 23 Jan 2014

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Fun was had trying to arrange the flowers!

Phylis conducting the arrangements!

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Onesie Wednsesday - 21 Nov 2013

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On Wednesday 20th November everyone was invited to wear a onesie into work. Sponsorship was encouraged to raise funds for the clients amenities fund.

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Gail. Cat, Alex & Yvonne

Liam & Mia

Liam & Mia

Liam added wings and hand painted his onesie  to make his dragon come alive!

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Lisa looking as though butter would not melt!!

Mia & Amy

Mia & Amy

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Minnie Tracey

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We had 2 Dalmations, Mia & Lexi (above) we just need another 99 for the set!

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Guess who was shy???

A big ‘Thank you’ to everyone who took part, the sponsorship has not been collected yet, but I know Yvonne raised a tremendous amount, well done to her.

Everyone looked fabulous, & the clients enjoyed having a ‘different day’.

More Photos from Birthday Celebrations - 31 Oct 2013

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The Table set for the party tea.

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Enjoying the party ‘spread’ thanks to Sue & everyone in the kitchen.

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Elsie cutting her cake, while ‘someone’ looks on!!

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The balloons formed two hearts on the ceiling prior to being released.

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Waiting to let the balloons go.

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Leslie managed to get out & enjoy the afternoon.

Big ‘Thank you ‘ to Annie who took some fantastic photos (as always), so we have lovely reminders of the day.

100th Birthday Celebrations - 28 Oct 2013

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A party was held on the 17th October to celebrate Elsie’s 100th Birthday. Her husband of 72 years had celebrated his birthday, also 100 in April. Sharon ( Manager) organised for 100 green balloons to be released to commemorate the day. Attached to the balloons was a postcard asking for the card to be returned when found. A video of the launch is below:

Sharon giving Elsie a bouquet

Sharon giving Elsie a bouquet.

Elsie & Leslie on their Wedding Day

 

Elsie & Leslie on their Wedding Day

Releasing the Balloons

Releasing the Balloons

A map has been put up in the dining room, to pin point where the balloons have been found. So far we have had cards returned from as far afield as Hungary, Germany & Holland.

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Card received from Kata in Hungary.

Easter 2012 - 11 Apr 2012

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Everyone had a lovely afternoon on the Thursday before Easter with Hilary & Annie; making Easter bonnets. Annie kindly forwarded pictures.

All the ladies looked so glamorous……………perhaps we should book up to go to Ladies Day at Ascot?

Christmas 2011 - 15 Feb 2012

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Christmas LunchWhy not have another one!If no- one else is going to do it I’ll have to help myself!!

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Just a few of the photo’s that Annie took for us over the Christmas period.

By the time New Year arrived all the ladies, gentlemen & staff were worn out from parties, entertainment and as you can see plenty of wine!

Everyone had a lovely festive period, with lots of friends & family joining in the celebrations.

Latest News - 11 May 2011

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So much is happening at Broadlands Park I must update otherwise it all becomes ‘old news!’

Sharon is now our new trainee manager, with Claire as her second in command / administrator / co-ordinator & any other title we can give her. Together they are doing a sterling job. Thank you for everyone’s support during this transition period.

The garden round the side of the house is now fenced in, and with all this lovely weather a safe haven for the clients. Geoff has been supervising the planting in the vegetable patch, runner beans, potatoes, herbs & lots more. We are looking to purchase a shed to finish off the area.

The Royal Wedding was celebrated with a ‘indoor street party’ . Everyone had a lovely time & photo’s courtesy of Annie (big Thank You Annie) will be on show soon. A raffle was held and proceeds go towards  the client’s amenities fund.

A new television was purchased prior to the Royal Wedding so we were all able to watch the celebrations on a large flat screen.

The chickens are well & laying eggs for breakfast, we have moved them to the back of the house, so clients can see them from their bedroom windows. They can often be found at the back door waiting to be allowed in! We are looking at purchasing them a new house soon…….any ideas?

I will add more soon……….Sue

Exotic Dancing!! - 25 Jan 2011

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Belle and her friend, entertained the clients prior to Christmas, with some very exotic dancing from all over the world.

Seen here in Hawaiian dress.

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