Everything stops for tea

Mayor of Kirklees councillor David Ridgway visiting Ashcroft Nursing Home, pictured with Tina Shortall, GuGu Qwabe and Michelle Lightowler for Ashcroft, residents Elsie Barker and Irene Walker and Sally Graley from Dementia Support. (d28051207)
Mayor of Kirklees councillor David Ridgway visiting Ashcroft Nursing Home, pictured with Tina Shortall, GuGu Qwabe and Michelle Lightowler for Ashcroft, residents Elsie Barker and Irene Walker and Sally Graley from Dementia Support. (d28051207)

A NURSING home in Cleckheaton held a tea party to raise money and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Society.

The event at Ashcroft Nursing Home in Church Street was attended by the new Mayor of Kirklees Coun David Ridgway.

Care manager Tina Shortall said: “We had a fantastic afternoon and the mayor even had a game of bingo! A special thanks to the public for the kind generosity, some of our staff were in town collecting money and it’s very much appreciated.”