Recent news from Vane Hill residents

Recent news Vane Hill

Vane Hill share their recent news…

Elvis’ 40th anniversary

Elvis’ 40th year anniversary of his death was August 16th 2017. So Vane Hill residents and staff remember him with an afternoon of food, singing and dancing to an Elvis tribute artist! The Elvis tribute artist is Lesley Presley, from Brixham. Lesley is a UK & international Elvis Tribute Artist.
“Everyone really enjoyed the afternoon most residents got up and danced. But no one was more exited than ELVIS’ NUMBER 1 FAN, DEPT MANAGER ROSA!” [Mandy, Resident]

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Torquay Fairground

Resident’s spend the day at their local fairground…

Resident stood in front of a fairground ride Residents stood in front of a fairground ride resident smiling whilst on a fairground ride residents waving whilst on a fairground ride Resident strapped in a fairground ride and ready to go Residents waiting and watching a ride residents waving whilst on a fairground ride


Prince’s Trust Award Ceremony

Resident’s attended the Prince’s Trust Award ceremony (August 2017). They watched the young students recieve their well earned awards, after six weeks of adventure training, community projects and work experience. Which included their time spent at Vanehill.
Each Student shared photos and talked about their experiences.
Well done to all the young students!
Prince's Trust Award Ceremony Prince's Trust Award Ceremony

 

 

 

 

 


Brixham Steam Fair

Residents went to their local steam fair at Brixham (August 2017). They looked over a replica WW1 trench and talked with the WW1 characters manning the trenches.
They enjoyed music by the Wurzels and also looked around the many vintage cars and fire engines. Finaly they enjoyed a traditonal Cornish pasty!..

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The Prince’s Trust

Vane Hill had their regular visit from a new group of Prince’s Trust students this month (August 2017)

The students organised general knowledge and music quizzes, arts and crafts and their popular game of ‘Killer Pool’…

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Powderham Castle Car Show

Residents From Vane Hill attended Powderham Castle Crash Box Classic Car Show (July 2017) Together with Steve Todd, Manager, there was lots to see and many attractions, including live music and stalls.

All had a great time at the car show and enjoyed cornish Pasties and an ice-cream on the way home in Teignmouth, Devon

Resident next to a vintage John Cooper Mini at the Powderham Castle Car Show Residents at the Powderham Castle Car Show Resident shaking hands with a gentlemen dressed in vintage Army uniform Resident next to a vintage police car at the Powderham Castle Car Show Resident next to a vintage car at the Powderham Castle Car Show The 'Liberty Sisters' Vintage Vocal Trio at Powderham Castle Car Show Residents next to a vintage car at the Powderham Castle Car Show Resident dancing and singing along to the 'Liberty Sisters' at Powderham Castle Car Show

 

 

 

 

 

 


Torbay Air Show (June 2017)

Thousands visited Torbay for a huge free show, that packed the skies with noise and colour over two thrilling days. As well as in the sky, the grounds were just as busy with entertainment, stands, food, drink and more!
Residents enjoyed their action packed afternoon, most of all watching the famous red arrows…

HMS Somerset frigate Vane Hill residents watching the Torbay airshow RAF Red Arrows RAF Red Arrows RAF Red Arrows Ravens in formation

 

 

 

 

 

 


Birds of Prey (June 2017)

Residents enjoyed a day at The Devon Bird of Prey Centre at Fermoys Garden Centre. Set in the beautiful Devon countryside, lives their extensive collection of Birds of Prey. Visitors can come along and handle the birds, enjoy flying experiences, talks while in a relaxing environment.

One of the centre’s barn owls and Harris Hawk were handled by the residents. Falconer, Karen Andriunas, introduced the beautiful birds to the residents and in addition gave talks.

Resident holding a hawk Resident holding a hawk Resident holding a barn owl Resident holding a barn owl Resident holding a barn owl Resident holding a barn owl Resident holding a barn owl Resident holding a barn owl

 

 

 

 

 

 


Working in the community

Residents, Sydney and Richard go to work in the community. They help with jobs 3-4 times a week, such as, gardening, painting and decorating.

I love to go and help out with jobs, especially painting and decorating, because this was my past trade. [Sydney]

Sydney mixing up some plaster Sydney enjoying his work plastering the walls

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