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Timperley residents love Nevil’s sax appeal

At the age of 79 Nevil Lee decided it is was not too late to rekindle his passion for the saxophone. 

Despite having only played briefly before, as a 20-year-old, he bought a second-hand instrument and picked up where he had left off.

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20 years of service honoured at Kirkley Manor for two staff

Two colleagues at Kirkley Manor nursing home, in Kirkley Park Road, Lowestoft were surprised with gifts on Wednesday <31.1> to mark their achievement in reaching 20 years’ service.

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Residents at Heron Lodge really love Ginger Beer!

Ginger Beer has brought some welcome added fizz to Heron Lodge in Wroxham. For the sweetly named standard poodle has proved that she has really got it licked when it comes to brightening the lives of residents at the Kingsley Healthcare run nursing home in Norwich Road. Owner Jon Wright, 71, a retired airline pilot, of Beighton Road, Acle, described as “remarkable” the bond forged between his pet and the home’s residents, many of whom are living with dementia.

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Residents at Spring Lodge in Woolverstone enjoy Eddie s fitness workouts!

You are never too old to benefit from exercise, says Eddie Willett, who runs thriving fitness classes aimed at pensioners in care homes.
Aimee Davey, activities coordinator at Spring Lodge care home, in Woolverstone, near Ipswich, reckons Eddie’s fortnightly morning workouts are “the perfect way to get people ready for lunchtime and the rest of the day”.

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The Depperhaugh’s connection to 19th century admiral is brought into focus

The descendant of a 19th century admiral has made a first pilgrimage to his Suffolk home during research for a new biography to tell his remarkable life story. With military precision Admiral Sir Baldwin Walker oversaw the building of his dream family home in Chickering Road, Hoxne, near Eye, as his meteoric Royal Navy career drew to a close in the 1860s.

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