Double cheer for Sidmouth nursing home

A DOUBLE celebration was had at Holmesley Nursing Home last month as its new wing was opened on the same day as the annual fete. Nearly �450 was raised on the day, held in aid of Sidmouth Lifeboat and Freddy Wedderburn, trustee of the charity, opened the

A DOUBLE celebration was had at Holmesley Nursing Home last month as its new wing was opened on the same day as the annual fete.

Nearly �450 was raised on the day, held in aid of Sidmouth Lifeboat and Freddy Wedderburn, trustee of the charity, opened the new 12-room wing.

The fete was well attended and featured entertainment from Tia and Paul Roberts, who played classical music, and Uplyme Morris Dancers.

Cream tea and Pimms were served for residents and their guests.

Sue Hart, activities manager, said: "A good time was had by all and the next event is eagerly anticipated.