Abbeyfield residential home celebrates 40th year
residential care home in Burnham-On-Sea has marked its 40th year
with a special celebration evening.
of Abbeyfield, which is located in Burnham-On-Sea's Berrow Road,
gathered at The Oaktree on Saturday evening for a special dinner.
group welcomed Burnham-On-Sea's Mayor and Mayoress, Michael and
Maria Clarke, among the audience at the event.
the committee members and volunteers worked tremendously hard to
make the evening a success," said the group's Tom Ashton.
had over 100 raffle prices plus 14 auction items, and I am delighted
that we made a fantastic £2,500 profit on the evening."
thanks go to the supporters of Abbeyfield for their generosity in
donating items and also for digging deep into their pockets on the
Abbeyfield in Burnham has eight residents with an average age of
88 and has been there for four decades.
is an independent supported living residential home registered with
charitable and corporate status and it's affiliated to the national
Abbeyfield charity, based in St Albans. There are over hundreds
of homes in total across the world.
Saturday's event at the Oaktree (photos Samantha Walton)