July 2021

GRANGE GAZETTE JULY EDITION 2021 We welcome the month of July with a big ALOHA as we prepare for a trip to the beautiful island of Hawaii and enjoy another Armchair Travel Event. We are looking forward to the sights and sounds of the island including games, hula-style movement to music and crafts; while the kitchen will also provide a taste of the island. Don’t worry if you forget to pack ... read more

June 2021

GRANGE GAZETTE JUNE 2021 EDITION   Our many thanks to the residents and families who contributed to the Live and Local Project which our graphic artist Laura Brodrick titled ‘Sharing my Story’.   The display board is available for everyone to enjoy and the project will continue to evolve and develop over time. Those residents who have already taken part have their own decorate... read more

May 2021 Grange Gazette

May Edition 2021 Do you remember back in childhood How we loved the first of May, When we hung flower-filled baskets on doorknobs, then ran away? Do you remember how the sweetest basket Was for the one we loved the best, And in it went the blossoms that were fairer than the rest? Such a beautiful and gracious custom Somehow lost along the way But the memories still linger as ... read more

April 2021 Grange Gazette

GRANGE GAZETTE APRIL 2021 EDITION   MONDAY 12th APRIL 2-3pm We are delighted to announce the return of JOHNNY VICTORY to the Grange!   Johnny will be singing in the courtyard  situated outside the dining room window.  Bring along your best singing voices while we wave a flag, celebrate the  ‘Best of British’ and enjoy this special day.         ... read more

March 2021 - Grange Gazette

GRANGE GAZETTE MARCH 2021 EDITION   Daffy-Down-Dilly   Daffy-down-dilly has come to town In her yellow petticoat And pretty green gown, She turned to the sunlight And shook her little head And whispered to her neighbour Winter is dead.   If was lovely to see our crafters joining the BBC Radio Derby campaign and making daffodils and bows for our display.  ... read more

February 2021 - Grange Gazette

GRANGE GAZETTE FEBRUARY EDITION 2021 BBC RADIO DERBY DAFFODIL CAMPAIGN PUT A DAFFODIL IN YOUR WINDOW Last year we saw rainbows displayed all over the country which uplifted the nation at a difficult time.  This year Radio Derby have introduced a campaign encouraging everyone to put a daffodil in their window. The Grange are supporting the campaign and residents are making daffod... read more

January 2021 Grange Gazette

We look forward to the year ahead and wish you a Happy New Year filled with peace, love and happiness. Activities We hope you enjoyed a lovely Christmas and the coming year brings every happiness to you all. It's a time for new beginnings and we can enjoy new activities together. The Grange have been contacted by the Erewash Borough Council Arts Development Team who are intere... read more

Grange Gazette - December 2020 Edition

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year We hope that you are looking forward to Christmas and that the New Year brings every happiness to you all. It has been a year of mindfulness and in many ways life has stood still as we reflected on kindness and caring with a return to the simple things in life. Around the world people have remembered it is not the possessions we hav... read more

News for November 2020

NOVEMBER 2020 EDITION Autumn Leaves are falling down, Red and yellow, gold and brown. Enjoy our autumnal wordsearch ACTIVITIES With Christmas is only a matter of weeks away and we hope you will join our ‘Have-a-Go’ craft sessions to make decorative items for the festive season which will add sparkle to the lounge areas and gifts for your family and friends. Y... read more

News for October 2020

Grange Gazette October 2020 Edition ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR Thoughts and memories…. Mushy peas with mint sauce, Grantham Gingerbread, Brandy Snaps, Candy Floss, Toffee Apples, Cock-on-a-Stick, Big Wheel, Dodgems, Gallopers, Cake-Walk, Boxing Booth, winning a goldfish and ‘It’s proper Goose Fair weather, wrap up warm!’ The traditional Goose Fair in Nottingham and the Ilkeston... read more

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