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Thirsk care home residents celebrate Queen’s Jubilee with local war veterans...

18th June, 2022.

Residents at Hambleton Grange care home in Thirsk have enjoyed a special party to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The care home’s celebrations took place on Sunday 5 June with a special Jubilee party, which included entertainment and a wonderful spread of jubilee themed cakes and party food. During the afternoon, every resident at the care home was presented with a very special commemorative Jubilee coin.

Two very special guests were also invited along to join in the celebrations. Local war vererans, James (Joe) Cullen and Carl Bousfield, were invited in recognition of their service to the country.

Joe, who is known as Paddy by his fellow serviceman, served as a member of the catering corp in the 3rd Royal Tank Regiment between 1963 and 1978 and was proudly wearing his regimental badge and UN ribbon, which he received in 1969........

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