Some exciting news, we have learnt that Cyril will be recieving the AWARD OF THE LEGION D' HONNEUR. The government of France advised the MOD, it wishes to award this award to all surviving veterans, not only of the Normandy landings, but also of the wider battle for Normandy, the invasion of Provence, the liberation of Paris and the Liberation of France. We await with pride and great anticipation from the French Embassy!

We have had a busy August, we had our own Van Gogh Day with residents creating different sunflowers during our craft sessions. We have introduced fruity fridays, looking at exotic fruit and vegetables, discussing reciepes and evoking childhood memories. Our Smoothie tasting session went down very well too.

Both ladies and gentlemen now take part in the flower arranging sessions and hopefully you have noticed their displays around the home. We all had a wonderful trip to All Saints Church Sawley for their flower festival. A wonderful lunch was had by all!

Looking at September; On Wednesday 17th we have Paul May Fashions visiting with a selection of daywear. They are currently offering a promotion during September. So please feel free to come along.

Dates for your diary during September, 2nd churches together in Sandiace at 10.15am.

                                                          11th Risley village hall prize bingo, minibus leaves at 10am

                                                          17th Paul May fashions from 2pm

  FRIDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER WE ARE HOLDING A MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING 10.30-12.00. Everyone is invited, we at The Grange are joining events across the country to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer. We are holding a raffle, homemade jams and cakes for sale. All proceeds will go to this worthy cause. Please come along.

Our residents meeting will be during the middle of the month. Date and tiome will be displayed on the notice board.

Happy Birthday to Graham on the 15th.

Staff Training this month- completion of mental capacity courses and house fire awarness training.

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