Tag: Ingleby Care Home

Elderly care home residents have been taken on a trip down memory lane

Elderly care home residents have been taken on a trip down memory lane

ELDERLY care home residents have been taken on a trip down memory lane as part of a youth volunteering service project in Stockton-on-Tees. The Safe in Tees Valley National Citizenship Service (NCS) spent time at Ingleby Care Home creating memory boards of the residents’ life stories.   The project, named Close the Generation Gap, involved […]

21st August 2017 | By | Reply More
Elderly Vs Young in Teesside Tennis

Elderly Vs Young in Teesside Tennis

TEESSIDE primary school pupils and care home residents celebrated Wimbledon with a match of their own.   96-year-old Joyce Marsay served against an opponent almost nine decades her junior in one game.   The players used homemade rackets and yellow balloon balls to even the playing field.   Joyce, a resident of Ingleby Care Home, […]

20th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees has officially opened a new garden café at local care home

Mayor of Stockton-on-Tees has officially opened a new garden café at local care home

MAYOR Maurice Perry and the Lady Mayoress officially opened the new garden café at Ingleby Care Home.   A special event was held at the home, on Lamb Lane, Ingleby Barwick, for the opening.   The Stockton-on-Tees Mayor cut the ribbon as residents, staff, family and friends of the home shared a hot drink and […]

1st June 2017 | By | Reply More
Charitable family create sensory garden in memory of grandmother Dot

Charitable family create sensory garden in memory of grandmother Dot

A CHARITABLE Middlesbrough family has raised over £1,500 to fund a care home sensory garden in memory of grandmother Dot.   The garden at Ingleby Care Home has been dedicated to Dot Robinson, who lived there while fighting Parkinson’s disease, before passing away in 2016.   The Boddy family, from Thornton Village, ran a number […]

10th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Ethel celebrates 100th birthday at Stockton-on-Tees care home

Ethel celebrates 100th birthday at Stockton-on-Tees care home

The former school cook was joined by family, friends, staff and pupils from St Therese Primary School, who presented her with homemade birthday cards.   Ingleby Barwick Town Mayor and Councillor Stefan Barnes also attended to wish Ethel a happy birthday on her centenary.   Carol Singleton, home manager at Ingleby Care Home, on Lamb […]

7th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Singing school pupil entertains care home residents

Singing school pupil entertains care home residents

YOUNG singer Kirsten Malley-Watts has been serenading Stockton care home residents.   The 12-year-old All Saints School pupil performed songs at Ingleby Care Home as part of an RE project to help the community.   Residents enjoyed Somewhere Over The Rainbow, We’ll Meet Again and White Cliffs of Dover, to name a few.   Kirsten’s […]

22nd February 2017 | By | Reply More
Teesside care home residents celebrate National Pizza Day

Teesside care home residents celebrate National Pizza Day

TEESSIDE care home residents enjoyed a slice of Italy as National Pizza Day rolled into town.   A pizza party at Frankie and Benny’s, at Stockton’s Teesside Park, saw elderly residents don their aprons to create their own Italian inventions.   The Ingleby Care Home residents rolled out the dough and chose toppings before their […]

15th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Stockton school choir entertains elderly residents with carols

Stockton school choir entertains elderly residents with carols

A STOCKTON school choir have been entertaining elderly residents with carols – heralding the start of Christmas.   The young singers from Ingleby Manor School performed classics such as “We wish you a merry Christmas” and “Silent Night” to the delight of residents at Ingleby Care Home.   They were accompanied by Deputy Head Teacher […]

19th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Christmas shoebox appeal has resulted in dozens of donations for Stockton’s elderly and vulnerable

Christmas shoebox appeal has resulted in dozens of donations for Stockton’s elderly and vulnerable

A CHRISTMAS shoebox appeal has resulted in donations of biscuits, chocolates and other festive gifts for Stockton’s elderly and vulnerable.   The goodies have been donated to Ingleby Care Home – one of three Hill Care homes organising the appeal – from generous residents.   One large donation came from Jean and Kevin Woods, who […]

16th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Stockton care home residents kick off Christmas!

Stockton care home residents kick off Christmas!

INGLEBY Care Home residents got into the Christmas spirit with festive celebrations at their local – The Myton House Farm.   The Ingleby Barwick Community Partnership, lead by Ted Strike, has been fundraising all year to pay for the residents’ Christmas lunch.   The festivities included WWII songs from Whinstone Primary School choir and entertainment […]

14th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Stockton World War II veteran recognised for his part in the “Arctic Convoys” in 1944

Stockton World War II veteran recognised for his part in the “Arctic Convoys” in 1944

RUSSIA has recognised a Teesside World War II veteran for services on the “Arctic Convoys” in 1944 – named the “worst journey in the world” by Winston Churchill.   93-year-old John Podzukites, who lives at Ingleby Care Home, Ingleby Barwick, has been awarded the Medal of Ushakov by the Russia Federation.   Born in South […]

4th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Creepy crawlies entertain care home residents

Creepy crawlies entertain care home residents

CREEPY crawlies and snakes were the latest admissions to Ingleby Care Home – as residents enjoyed a close encounter with creatures normally found at the zoo.   The elderly residents of the Lamb Lane home, in Ingleby Barwick, handled spiders, millipedes, turtles and snakes, among other cold-blooded creatures.   ZooLab, the UK’s leading animal handling […]

20th September 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home’s cycle marathon for British Heart Foundation

Care home’s cycle marathon for British Heart Foundation

A CYCLING marathon is taking place this week at a Stockton-on-Tees care home in support of the British Heart Foundation’s Wear it Beat it campaign.   Ingleby Care Home, on Lamb Lane, is keeping a stationary exercise bike running for 20 hours between Monday and Friday, 1st to 5th February.   The care home is […]

4th February 2016 | By | Reply More
Star of the stage wows Stockton care home residents

Star of the stage wows Stockton care home residents

STAR of the stage Samantha Holden performed classic songs and sang out special requests for music lovers at a Stockton-on-Tees care home.   Ingleby Care Home residents, relatives and staff were treated to a wide-ranging repertoire of 30s, 40s and 50s songs.   Samantha has enjoyed a variety of roles on the stage and was […]

28th October 2015 | By | Reply More
Knitting ninjas set to weave Redcar a new seafront

Knitting ninjas set to weave Redcar a new seafront

CARE home residents in Stockton-on-Tees are lending support to the Redcar Yarn Fairies – a secret society of knitting “ninjas”.      The knitting club at Ingleby Care Home will supply the Yarn Fairies with pompoms, tassels and bunting ahead of their “yarn bombing” project in the seaside town.   Last year, the Yarn Fairies […]

19th May 2015 | By | Reply More
91 year old care home resident and WW2 veteran awarded the Arctic Star

91 year old care home resident and WW2 veteran awarded the Arctic Star

A navy veteran who survived one of the most perilous missions of the Second World War has finally been awarded the coveted Artic Star after a 12-year campaign for recognition.   John Podzukites, 91, joined the merchant ship Fort Vercheres at Middlesbrough in March 1944 where he worked in the engine room.   Loaded with […]

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