October 2015 Newsletter

Dear friends,

September was sunny and dry, very pleasant weather. There was a moon eclipse, whereby the the moon was at it’s closest to the Earth. The sun is now below the equator in the southern hemisphere, so the nights are drawing in now. The clocks will be going back an hour at the end of the month.

The flu jab lists will be going to the three health centres this month. Only the residents who have requested the vaccinations will be treated. We expect these to happen next month, in November.

The bus outings last month were well attended. The lavender farm was very enjoyable with sunny weather. The trip to Bideford park art gallery was also a success - the bus was full, and it was dry sunny weather. The trip to Westward Ho! was spoilt by a light shower. The Sunday morning harvest festival at Appledore church was most enjoyable and the weather was bright and sunny. Three staff came along as well to help Mr and Mrs Woods, as all the residents required wheelchairs.

Next month there will be a couple of bus outings on Friday afternoons. These will be long trips, to places like Bude, Woolacombe and Exmoor, depending the weather.