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Bury St Edmunds care home enjoys Christmas fete

PUBLISHED: 13:30 06 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:30 06 December 2017

Davers Court resident Margaret with team member Lottie Linton, Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Davers Court resident Margaret with team member Lottie Linton, Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

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A Bury St Edmunds care home invited the community to spread some festive cheer at its Christmas fete.

Resident Marie with guests Patricia and Alan Askew and Davers Court team member James Barrett. Picture: LUCY TAYLORResident Marie with guests Patricia and Alan Askew and Davers Court team member James Barrett. Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Residents and guests enjoyed festive celebrations at Davers Court, in Shakers Lane, and had the opportunity to start their Christmas shopping early with a number of stalls which were selling seasonal crafts and gifts.

A selection of festive treats were also on offer, including a Christmas cake sale, and Trevor ‘Budgie’ Walton provided a Christmas sing-a-long of the residents’ best-loved carols around the tree.

Wendy Harvey, home manager at Davers Court, said: “There have been so many highlights at Davers Court over the past year, so our Christmas fete was a great opportunity to reflect and celebrate with our friends, family and residents here at the home.

“It is important to us to forge relationships with the local community, and we all had a lovely time sharing the festive feeling with our guests on the day.”

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