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Staff and residents at Chadwell Heath care home fail to let rain dampen their spirits at summer fete

16:05 10 July 2014

Residents and staff celebrate at their summer fete

Residents and staff celebrate at their summer fete

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A care home hosted a range of activities for residents at its summer fete.

Residents and staff celebrate at their summer feteResidents and staff celebrate at their summer fete

Staff and residents at Gable Court Nursing Home, in Roxy Avenue, Chadwell Heath, enjoyed entertainment from a singer as well as cakes and refreshments.

The event was attended by Redbridge’s deputy mayor Linda Huggett.

The home’s activity coordinator, Michele Labonne, said: “Because of the rain we had to rush back and put the tables in the lounge, but we [still] had a lovely time.

“Everybody enjoyed themselves and the residents were happy with the entertainer. It was a good afternoon.”

The fete raised £502.83 for Gable Court’s residents’ fund, which is used to buy presents for them on their birthdays and other treats.

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