Exmouth care home residents walk for primary school

PUBLISHED: 12:30 09 July 2017

The residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6368. Picture: Terry Ife

The residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6368. Picture: Terry Ife

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Residents of an Exmouth care home have taken on a sponsored walk to raise money for young musicians.

The residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6370. Picture: Terry IfeThe residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6370. Picture: Terry Ife

The event in the garden of Manor Lodge was held in aid of the Beacon School orchestra.

Home manager Eileen O’Neill said the residents wanted to support the children as they regularly visit the home to perform.

She said: “It was very successful, enjoyed by children, residents and staff.

“We did refreshments, the children did a few songs and dances and the weather was nice.

The residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6373. Picture: Terry IfeThe residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6373. Picture: Terry Ife

“The youngsters come in to support the residents – they love it when the kids come in.”

Around £1,500 was raised, including more than £1,400 raised by 101-year-old Vera Sedgemoor.

Her sponsorship included £1,001 from Exmouth Round Table, and donations from her sons-in-laws’ businesses, Graham Sykes Insurance and Exmouth Windows, and from Exe Sailing Club.

Vera’s daughter Alison Sykes said: “She absolutely loved it. She loves children and thought it was a really fun day.”

The residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6376. Picture: Terry IfeThe residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6376. Picture: Terry Ife

101 year old Manor Lodge resident, Vera Sedgemoor, has raised £1.360 so far for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6379. Picture: Terry Ife101 year old Manor Lodge resident, Vera Sedgemoor, has raised £1.360 so far for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6379. Picture: Terry Ife

The residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6386. Picture: Terry IfeThe residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6386. Picture: Terry Ife

The residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6387. Picture: Terry IfeThe residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6387. Picture: Terry Ife

The residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6391. Picture: Terry IfeThe residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6391. Picture: Terry Ife

The residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6393. Picture: Terry IfeThe residents of Manor Lodge held a sponsored walk for Beacon school primary school children. Ref exe 27 17TI 6393. Picture: Terry Ife


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