Elms Louth Postcard Appeal

Recently The Elms care home in Louth posted an appeal on social media for postcards to be sent to the residents. Postcards have always been a big part of the British summer holiday and it would help to promote conversation and memories of their holiday experiences. We never thought they would receive as many in…

Maple Lodge Church Day Visit

The Influence Church play a big part in our home and our community. Shirley and her husband Dave come to our home on a monthly basis and are with us for a couple of hours with singing and dancing and spreading the word to our residents, who really enjoy their visits, so thank you to…

Pumpkins for Sale – Hutton Cranswick

Southlands is entering into the spirit of Halloween raising monies for the Residents Fund by selling pumpkins grown on the manure heap of pony Headway; owned by our Administrator Alison (pictured left, with our witch lady, right, in the main entrance at Southlands): To date we have raised £66.50 with around half the pumpkins finding…

Alison’s 1st Prize Needlework Win!

Alison, our administrator at Southlands, won first prize for her needlework at Hutton Cranswick Village Show on Sunday 29th July 2018. The embroidery is of the lost Hull trawlers St Romanus, Kingston Peridot, Ross Cleveland and the Gaul. Alison said “It didn’t take long to do, maybe 2 or 3 months; I always have a…

Gladys Celebrates 103rd Birthday

A heartwarming story of a birthday bouquet being presented to a Beverley centenarian has been shared by her grateful ex-neighbour. Flowers were delivered to Gladys Duffill for her 103rd birthday by a Beverley councillor, on behalf of her former neighbours now living in Cheshire. David Butterfield and his wife Christine had met Mrs Duffill and…

Southlands: 1st Prize at Hutton Cranswick in Bloom

Here at Southlands we are currently strengthening our relationships within the village in order to raise our profile and engage with local groups. We are also developing our activities programme to enable our residents to further build relationships within the community, for example with the local primary school. As part of these initiatives we entered…