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The latest news from the Whitgift Almshouses, Wilhelmina House and Whitgift House.

Wilhelmina House Easter Coffee Morning 2018

Wilhelmina House Easter Coffee Morning 2018

Wilhelmina House leapt into spring by holding an Easter Coffee Morning on Saturday 24th March. The annual event was a great success raising over £370 for the residents’ social fund which will pay for entertainment and outings throughout the season.

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Whitgift House say farewell to Activities Organiser, Alison

Whitgift House say farewell to Activities Organiser, Alison

Whitgift House said farewell and thank you to the care home’s Activities Organiser, Alison. After nine years passionately organising fantastic events, activities and parties she is now retiring. Residents, staff and guests gathered in the community room to thank her for her care and dedication. They were proud to give her a wonderful new folding bike, several bunches of flowers and cards as tokens of their gratitude.

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Zoo Lab animals amaze Whitgift Care

Zoo Lab animals amaze Whitgift Care

Incredible creatures were brought into Whitgift House by Zoo Lab, an animal handling company, on Tuesday 13 March.

Charlie the Hissing Cockroach, Ivy the Tarantula, Harley the Corn Snake, Wizard the Rat and George the Giant African Land Snail greeted and amazed residents from all three homes and members of the 1596 Club.

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