Lloyds TSB call centre workers swapped bank calls for bingo calling when they spent the afternoon with residents at our Holy Cross Nursing & Care Home.
The animals came in two by two, recently, when we arranged for a mini zoo to visit Holy Cross and invited residents to enjoy some traditional, and some not-so-traditional, pet therapy.
A venue mix up has led to a concert treat for a couple of St Cuthberts Care supported living residents. Music fans David Hayward and Chris Armstrong are set for a trip to see Alicia Keys in concert at the Metro Radio Arena this weekend after Karen Norton, from London, very kindly donated the tickets to our charity.
Our Fostering North East team is going to be out and about looking for new foster carers in the region during this year's Fostering Fortnight.
Enchantment and transformations are planned as the Alan Shearer Centre gets ready for a free family fun day on Bank Holiday Monday 27 May.