The cen­tre of at­ten­tion

Party to cel­e­brate new gar­den fur­ni­ture and a new lease of life at Manor Farm

Staines Informer - - NEWS - Char­lotte Tal­bot

IT was party time at Manor Farm Cen­tre in Egham to thank peo­ple who raised money for new gar­den fur­ni­ture.

The cen­tre, which is run and man­aged by Run­nymede Bor­ough Coun­cil, has been trans­formed in time for sum­mer thanks to Tesco and the Over 60s Club, an in­de­pen­dent group that holds its weekly meet­ing at the cen­tre.

The party was held on Thurs­day May 5 in recog­ni­tion of the ef­fort both par­ties played in help­ing to raise the money.

Staff from Tesco took part in a spon­sored slim while the Over 60s Club do­nated cash to­wards the fur­ni­ture.

Tesco also pro­vided fresh­ments for the party.

Penny Shields, the bor­ough coun­cil’s sup­ported liv­ing man­ager, said: “We would like to thank Tesco and the Over 60s Club for their part in help­ing to raise funds to im­prove the gar­den.

“We are thank­ful for the way the com­mu­nity has joined to­gether to make a real dif­fer­ence to all res­i­dents who visit the cen­tre. re- “A great day was had by all and we look for­ward to en­joy­ing many a so­cial day in the new gar­den.”

Manor Farm Cen­tre of­fers a range of ser­vices for older peo­ple, in­clud­ing a num­ber of weekly so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties, a set daily meal and hair­dress­ing. A chap­er­one ser­vice is avail­able for first-time vis­i­tors.

The cen­tre is also avail­able for hire.

The Manor Farm Cen­tre cel­e­bra­tion was also a leav­ing party for Amanda Smith.

Shy, play­ful, in­tel­li­gent: Pup Buster is full of life.

To­geth­er­ness: Lisa Scotcher, Amanda Smith, Bev Stevens and Beth Cole­man.

Guests hav­ing fun at the day cen­tre.

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