Celebrations and the Awarding of Medals

After our week of walking and wheeling for this fantastic cause our residents enjoyed a celebratory tea and each were awarded their Race for Life medals as can be seen on the pictures below. The grand total raised was £1,533.75 thank you to everyone for taking part and supporting us this week.

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Southlands Race for Life Residents Final Day

Final Day £1,400 raised!! Yesterday afternoon after our walking it was time for pampering including having hair dos by our fantastic hairdresser Julie, foot spas and manicures were also on the menu! Today saw the wet and windy weather return, so we were back to walking and wheel chairing the corridors and I am so…

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Southlands Race for Life Residents Day 4

Day 4 Our spirits were raised with the sight of the sun this morning and our team were back outside crunching the kilometres. After yesterday afternoons competitive Bingo session where Ron had beginners luck by winning most games this afternoon we will be relaxing with various pamper treatments with only 1 day to go please…

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Southlands Race for Life Residents Day 3

Half Way Through the Race For Life Yesterday afternoon our lovely residents enjoyed making their scones for afternoon tea and then as can be seen from the pictures sampling their works. Today  sees the weather breaking so our walkers and wheeler used Southlands corridors to cover the kilometers. A little exercise in the form of…

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Southlands Race for Life Residents Day 2

Yesterday afternoon a number of us created mocktails which went down a treat. Today we started bright and early and luckily we’ve been blessed by having sunshine and a very pleasant morning. Pictured below are Mary, Margaret, Edith, Daphne, John, Steve, Matthew, Ron Jane and Rick   Thanks to all those who have already sponsored…

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Southlands Race for Life Residents Start

Today saw the start of our Race for Life week involving our residents the Mayor of Newton Abbot Cllr Richard Jenks cut the ribbon and said encouraging words to our intrepid group of residents and staff as they began their 5 kilometre walk/push for this wonderful cause todays participants were Mike, Margaret, Elizabeth, Ron, Rick,…

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Southlands Race for Life

Saturday 26th September Staff began their 5 kilometre Race for Life from the front of Southlands taking in the ups and the downs of Highweek’s hilly terrain. A group of residents saw them off and then welcomed them back later in the afternoon.  

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