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News and stories from Abbeyfield Wessex Society. Discover the latest blogs from our houses in Wessex.

Celebrating our Trustees in Trustee Week

Celebrating our Trustees in Trustee Week

This week, commencing Monday 7th November, is Trustee Week. We have been celebrating our Trustees at The Abbeyfield Wessex Society. A trustee carries out an important role and we want to take this moment to highlight their work and why it's such a vital position in any charity

10/11/2022
Memories of Her Majesty

Memories of Her Majesty

Our residents share their memories of meeting our late Queen over the years

26/09/2022
National Sponge Cake Day!

National Sponge Cake Day!

Today is National Sponge Cake Day - August 23rd. Over a slice of sponge cake, we were wondering how the sponge cake was first created and its origins. We thought we would explore and share what we found.

23/08/2022
The History of the Last Will and Testament

The History of the Last Will and Testament

We kicked off our August calendar of events with a public Futures Planning talk, hosted by Westbourne House on Poole Road. The topic on wills and final testament was very interesting and it was highlighted the importance of having a will correctly drawn and stored. In this blog we are looking at the history of the last wil...

02/08/2022
Bakes Fit For A Queen

Bakes Fit For A Queen

During the Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday celebrations, every House created some amazing baked treats fit for a Queen! These were made after research on the type of flavours Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth enjoys the most. But why do we enjoy our sweet treats so much as what are the origins of our favourite tea time edible lux...

08/06/2022
An Original Poem to Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

An Original Poem to Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Our very creative resident, Vicky, who lives at Westbourne House, has written an original poem to commemorate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. We hope you enjoy the poem as much as we do!

27/05/2022

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