RMBI Home Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court in Porthcawl and The Bridgend and District Model Engineering Society (BDMES) were all aboard to celebrate National Train Day on May 11th. A special ceremony at the Home marked the unveiling of ‘Pentrecennydd’, an exquisite miniature model village with a working railway, which has been painstakingly created by volunteer modellers over six months, taking an estimated 420 hours.
A 92 year old Leicester City super fan has had her dream come true with a VIP trip to Sunday’s match against Chelsea FC. Evelyn Weston, who is a resident at RMBI Home Devonshire Court, in Oadby, confided in staff that she would dearly love to go and support her beloved team one more time, having been a supporter all her life. The Home wrote to the Club asking if they could arrange for her to go and watch the last match of the season and they duly obliged, providing Evelyn with complimentary tickets.
A resident at RMBI Home Prince Edward Duke of Kent Court in Stisted, Essex, has celebrated her 100th birthday. Kay Smith enjoyed two parties at the Home - one with staff and fellow residents and a second with all her family and friends. Kay was born in Little Baddow, a village to the east of Chelmsford, on 10th May 1919, shortly after the end of the First World War. She grew up in Maldon and later moved to Stisted Village.